John Donovan

University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Mendoza College of Business

Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646

United States

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Accounting Conservatism and Creditor Recovery Rate

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
John Donovan, Richard M. Frankel and Xiumin Martin
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business
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accounting conservatism, recovery rate, bankruptcy resolution, covenant violation

Income Smoothing and the Usefulness of Earnings for Monitoring in Debt Contracting

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Business
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Income Smoothing, Debt Contracting, Financial Covenants, Technical Default

Income Smoothing and the Usefulness of Earnings for Monitoring in Debt Contracting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Jul 2019
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Business

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income smoothing, debt contracting, financial covenants, technical default

Fair Value Accounting and Debt Contracting: Evidence from Adoption of SFAS 159

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2016
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation
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fair value accounting, debt contracting, SFAS 159, fair value liabilities

Fair Value Accounting and Debt Contracting: Evidence from Adoption of SFAS 159

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2016
Posted: 27 Apr 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation

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fair value accounting, debt contracting, SFAS 159, fair value liabilities

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Issues Raised by Studying DeFond and Zhang - What Should Audit Researchers Do?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Brigham Young University, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and National University of Singapore
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audit quality, regulatory intervention, PCAOB

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Determining Credit Risk Using Qualitative Disclosure

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2018
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, Washington University in St. Louis, Purdue University and Brigham Young University
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credit risk, machine-learning, qualitative information

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Assessing the Accuracy of Forward-Looking Information in Debt Contract Negotiations

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and Washington University in St. Louis
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Debt Contracting; Cost of Debt; Private Information; Management Forecasts; Voluntary Disclosure

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Private Lenders’ Use of Analyst Earnings Forecasts When Establishing Debt Covenant Thresholds

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Andrew C. Call, John Donovan and Jared N. Jennings
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and Washington University in St. Louis
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Analysts, earnings forecasts, debt covenants

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Financial Reporting and Entrepreneurial Finance: Evidence from Equity Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Sep 2019
John Donovan
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy
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crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, financial reporting, regulation

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Does Recognition versus Disclosure Affect Debt Contract Design? Evidence from SFAS 158

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3434732
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, University of Miami and University of Miami Business School
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disclosure, recognition, debt contracting