John D. Kepler

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Assistant Professor of Accounting

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Strategic Reactions in Corporate Tax Planning

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Chris Armstrong, Stephen Glaeser and John D. Kepler
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Accounting Area and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Citation 5

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Corporate Income Tax; Tax Planning; Industry Competition; Strategic Interaction; Tax Havens; Difference-In-Differences; Partially-Overlapping Groups; Reflection Problem

2.

The Role of Executive Cash Bonuses in Providing Individual and Team Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Wayne R. Guay, John D. Kepler and David Tsui
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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executive compensation, managerial incentives, pay-performance sensitivity

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Accounting Quality and the Transmission of Monetary Policy

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2019
Chris Armstrong, Stephen Glaeser and John D. Kepler
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Accounting Area and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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monetary policy, federal funds rate, balance sheet channel, accounting quality, financial reporting, information asymmetry, agency conflicts, event study, financial intermediation

4.

Audit Process, Private Information, and Insider Trading

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-85
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2020
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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audit opinions, audit process, audit report, private information, insider trading, opportunism

5.

Inelastic Labor Market Supply and Directors’ Incentives

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Chris Armstrong, John D. Kepler and David Tsui
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Board of directors; director incentives; director monitoring; career concerns; free-rider problems; director labor market; principal-agent; corporate governance

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Undisclosed SEC Investigations

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Oregon State University , Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Washington - Foster School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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SEC investigations, private information, managerial opportunism, insider trading, accounting fraud

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Private Communication Among Competitors and Public Disclosure

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
John D. Kepler
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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private communication, public disclosure, strategic alliances, coordination role of disclosure

8.

Governance of Corporate Insider Equity Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-81 (2020)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, insider trading, insider trading policy, 10b5-1 plans, approval of executive stock transactions, board of directors, blackout window, general counsel approval, suspicious, corporate governance research

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Theory, Research Design Assumptions, and Causal Inferences

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 66, No. 2-3, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jul 2019
Chris Armstrong and John D. Kepler
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Causal inference; quasi-natural experiments; disclosure theory

10.

Cost Shielding in Executive Bonus Plans

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Feb 2020
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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executive compensation, cost shielding, managerial incentives, performance measurement, bonus contracts, agency theory