Stephen G. Ryan

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Professor of Accounting and Charlotte Lindner MacDowell Faculty Fellow

44 West 4th Street, Suite 10-73

New York, NY 10012-1118

United States

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Accounting in and for the Subprime Crisis

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Citation 58

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Subprime crisis, credit crunch, fair value accounting, securitization

Accounting in and for the Subprime Crisis

Accounting Review, Vol. 83, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Subprime crisis, credit crunch, fair value accounting, securitization

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Identifying Conditional Conservatism

European Accounting Review, Special Issue on Conservatism in Accounting, December 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,617 (9,971)
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Conservatism, Asymmetric Timeliness

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The Implications of Credit Risk Modeling for Banks’ Loan Loss Provisions and Loan-Origination Procyclicality

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Gauri Bhat, Stephen G. Ryan and Dushyantkumar Vyas
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,122 (17,694)
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Credit Risk Modeling, Loan Loss Provisions, Timeliness, Procyclicality, Financial Crisis, Disclosure

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The Effect of Credit Competition on Banks’ Loan Loss Provisions

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
Yiwei Dou, Stephen G. Ryan and Youli Zou
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
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banks, deregulation, interstate branching, credit competition, loan loss provision, loan underwriting quality, natural experiment

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Risk Reporting Quality: Implications of Academic Research for Financial Reporting Policy

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2011
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 738 (32,393)
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Risk, financial reporting, disclosure

Characteristics of Securitizations that Determine Issuers' Retention of the Risks of the Securitized Assets

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 May 2007 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2007
Weitzu Chen, Chi-Chun Liu and Stephen G. Ryan
Soochow University, National Chengchi University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 715 (33,307)
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Securitizations, loans, banks, risk, retained interests, implicit recourse

Characteristics of Securitizations that Determine Issuers' Retention of the Risks of the Securitized Assets

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Stephen G. Ryan, Chi-Chun Liu and Weitzu Chen
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, National Chengchi University and Soochow University

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Securitizations, banks, retained interests, implicit recourse, SFAS No. 140, risk

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Rewriting Earnings History

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Stephen G. Ryan, Baruch Lev and Min Wu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University - Stern School of Business and Morgan Stanley
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Historical record, revisions, financial information, investors' decisions, class action lawsuits

Rewriting Earnings History

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27473
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Baruch Lev, Stephen G. Ryan and Min Wu
New York University - Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Morgan Stanley
Downloads 131 (213,981)
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Historical record, revisions, financial information, investors, decisions, class action lawsuits.

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Financial Statement Comparability and Credit Risk

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2013
Seil Kim, Pepa Kraft and Stephen G. Ryan
Baruch College, City University of New York, HEC Paris and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 692 (35,357)
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Comparability, corporate credit risk, credit rating agency, bond market liquidity

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Why Banks Elected SFAS No. 159’s Fair Value Option: Opportunism versus Compliance with the Standard’s Intent

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2011
Chi-Chun Liu, Yao-Lin Chang and Stephen G. Ryan
National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 661 (37,647)
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Fair value option, Fair value accounting, SFAS No. 159, Banks

Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial System Stability

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Viral V. Acharya and Stephen G. Ryan
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 352 (81,799)

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G01, G21, G28, M41, M48

Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial System Stability

Number of pages: 121 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Viral V. Acharya and Stephen G. Ryan
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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financial reporting, financial system stability, banks, fair value accounting

Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial System Stability

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016
Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Viral V. Acharya and Stephen G. Ryan
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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banks; financial reporting; financial system;stability; opacity; provision for loan losses; fair value accounting; amortized cost accounting

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Conditionally Conservative Fair Value Measurements

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Marc Badia, Miguel Duro, Fernando Penalva and Stephen G. Ryan
IESE Business School, IESE Business School, IESE Business School - University of Navarra and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Conditional Conservatism, Fair Value Measurement, Disclosure

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Risky Debt, Mixed-Attribute Accounting, and the Identification of Conditional Conservatism

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
William H. Beaver and Stephen G. Ryan
Stanford University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 431 (64,926)
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risky debt, mixed-attribute accounting, conditional conservatism, asymmetry

Classification and Market Pricing of the Cash Flows and Accruals on Trading Positions

The Accounting Review, 2006, Vol. 81 (2): 443-472
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2019
Stephen G. Ryan, Jenny Wu Tucker and Paul Zarowin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
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Classification, cash flows, accruals, trading, banks

The Classification and Market Pricing of the Cash Flows and Accruals on Trading Positions

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27596
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Oct 2008
Stephen G. Ryan, X. Jenny Tucker and Paul Zarowin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 86 (288,112)

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Conservatism, Covenants, and Recovery Rates

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Richard Carrizosa and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 378 (75,832)
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Conservatism, Debt Contracting, Covenants, Recovery Rate, Default Rate, Loss Given Default, Credit Default Swap

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Income Smoothing Over the Business Cycle: Changes in Banks Coordinated Management of Provisions for Loan Losses and Loan Charge-Offs from the Pre-1990 Bust to the 1990s Boom

NYU Working Paper No. S-CDM-03-15
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
Chi-Chun Liu and Stephen G. Ryan
National Taiwan University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 373 (77,014)
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Income smoothing, business cycle, banks, provisions for loan losses, loan charge-offs

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Financial Market Regulation and Opportunities for Accounting Research

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jan 2012
Florida Atlantic University - School of Accounting, American University - Kogod School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Regulation

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Using Loan Loss Indicators by Loan Type to Sharpen the Evaluation of Banks’ Loan Loss Accruals

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Gauri Bhat, Joshua A. Lee and Stephen G. Ryan
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department, University of Georgia and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 336 (86,967)

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provision for loan losses; disaggregation; disclosure; timeliness.

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Borrower Private Information Covenants and Loan Contract Monitoring

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Richard Carrizosa and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 269 (110,717)

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Loan monitoring, debt contracting, debt covenants, relationship lending, private information

The Real Effects of FAS 166/167 on Banks’ Mortgage Approval and Sale Decisions

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2018
Yiwei Dou, Stephen G. Ryan and Biqin Xie
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Pennsylvania State University
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variable interest entities; consolidation; banks; mortgage approval; mortgage sale

The Real Effects of Fas 166/167 on Banks’ Mortgage Approval and Sale Decisions

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2018
Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Yiwei Dou, Stephen G. Ryan and Biqin Xie
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Pennsylvania State University

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Variable Interest Entities; Consolidation; Banks; Mortgage Approval; Mortgage Sale

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Economic Consequences of the AOCI Filter Removal for Advanced Approaches Banks

29th Annual Conference on Financial Economics & Accounting 2018, Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-10-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Sehwa Kim, Seil Kim and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 241 (123,899)

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Banks; regulation; regulatory capital; AOCI filter; investment securities

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Continuation Options and Returns-Earnings Convexity

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
New York University, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Continuation, real options, returns-earnings, convexity, financing, lifecycle, volatility

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Fair Value versus Amortized Cost Measurement and the Timeliness of Other-than-Temporary Impairments: Evidence from the Insurance Industry

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-109
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Urooj Khan, Stephen G. Ryan and Abhishek Varma
Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Illinois State University
Downloads 187 (157,893)

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Fair value accounting, amortized cost accounting, other-than-temporary impairment, financial crisis, insurance industry, residential mortgage-backed securities

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Do Bank Regulation and Supervision Substitute for Bank Auditing?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 May 2018
Al (Aloke) Ghosh, Henry Jarva and Stephen G. Ryan
City University of New York (CUNY) - Baruch College, Aalto University - School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 186 (158,677)

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Banks, auditing, regulation, supervision, internal control, accounting

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The Impact of Risk Modeling on the Market Perception of Banks’ Estimated Fair Value Gains and Losses for Financial Instruments

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Gauri Bhat and Stephen G. Ryan
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Accounting Department and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 140 (202,152)

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Risk modeling, market risk, credit risk, chief risk officer, fair value, estimates disclosure.

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Fintech Isn’t So Different From Traditional Banking: Trading Off Aggregation of Soft Information for Transaction Processing Efficiency

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Stephen G. Ryan and Chenqi Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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soft information; peer-to-peer lending; credit screening; transaction processing efficiency

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Asset-Level Transparency and the (E)Valuation of Asset-Backed Securities

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
Jed J. Neilson, Stephen G. Ryan, K. Philip Wang and Biqin Xie
Penn State University - Smeal College of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida and Pennsylvania State University
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asset-backed securities; asset-level disclosures; Reg AB II; transparency; risk layering; credit rating

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Continuation Call Options and the Sensitivity of Returns to Gains

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
New York University, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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continuation, real options, returns-earnings, sensitivity, gains, financing, failure, earnings growth

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Discussion of 'Were Information Intermediaries Sensitive to the Financial Statement-Based Leading Indicators of Bank Distress Prior to the Financial Crisis?'

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Dec 2015
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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banking, analysts, short sellers, auditors, rating agencies, financial crisis

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Vaulting into the Spotlight: Accelerated Revenue Growth Approaching the $100 Million Revenue Threshold

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-83
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2018
Daniel Keum and Stephen G. Ryan
Columbia University - Columbia Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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thresholds, growth dynamics, earnings management, goal-setting

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Online Appendix for 'Economic Consequences of the AOCI Filter Removal for Advanced Approaches Banks'

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Sehwa Kim, Seil Kim and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 17 (526,938)

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banks; regulation; regulatory capital; AOCI filter; investment securities

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Securitization and Insider Trading

The Accounting Review, 2016, Vol 91 (2): 649-675
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2018
Stephen G. Ryan, Jenny Wu Tucker and Ying Zhou
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting
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securitization, insider trading, opacity, banks

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Recent Research on Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial Stability

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 101-123, 2018
Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Do the Effects of Accounting Requirements on Banks’ Regulatory Capital Adequacy Undermine Financial Stability?

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 1-20, 2017
Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Stephen G. Ryan
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Banks’ Discretion over the Debt Valuation Adjustment for Own Credit Risk

Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2019
Minyue Dong, Leonidas C. Doukakis and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Lausanne - Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne), University of Lausanne, HEC and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Debt valuation adjustment; DVA; Own credit risk; Fair value option for liabilities; Income smoothing

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Income Smoothing Over the Business Cycle: Changes in Banks' Coordinated Management of Provisions for Loan Losses and Loan Charge-Offs from the Pre-1990 Bust to the 1990s Boom

Accounting Review, March 2006
Posted: 31 Oct 2005
Stephen G. Ryan and Chi-Chun Liu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and National Chengchi University

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Income smoothing, business cycle, banks, provisions for loan losses, loan charge-offs

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Why Has the Contemporaneous Linear Returns-Earnings Relation Declined?

Accounting Review, April 2003
Posted: 22 Jan 2003
Stephen G. Ryan and Paul Zarowin
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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capital markets, returns-earnings relation, earnings lags, earnings asymmetry

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Biases and Lags in Book Value and Their Effects on the Ability of the Book-to-Market Ratio to Predict Book Return on Equity

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 38, Spring 2000
Posted: 29 Nov 1999
William H. Beaver and Stephen G. Ryan
Stanford University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Capital Expenditures: Value-Relevance and Fourth-Quarter Effects

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS, Vol 1, No 3, Spring 1996
Posted: 05 Jul 1998
Jeffrey L. Callen, Joshua Livnat and Stephen G. Ryan
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New York University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Differential Valuation Implications of Loan Loss Provisions Across Banks and Fiscal Quarters

THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, Vol 72, No 1, January 1997
Posted: 29 Apr 1998
Chi-Chun Liu, Stephen G. Ryan and James Michael Wahlen
National Chengchi University, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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The Accuracy and Complementarity of Analyst and Earnings-to-Price-Ratio-Based Forecasts of Annual Earnings

Lancaster University Working Paper No. 95/006
Posted: 27 Feb 1998
Chi-Chun Liu, Peter F. Pope, Stephen G. Ryan and Paul Zarowin
National Chengchi University, Bocconi University, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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