Nicholas Hallman

University of Texas at Austin

Assistant professor

2317 Speedway

Austin, TX 78712

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Awareness of SEC Enforcement and Auditor Reporting Decisions

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Mark L. DeFond, Jere R. Francis and Nicholas Hallman
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, Maastricht University and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 1,328 (21,249)
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The Importance of Information Asymmetry to Auditor Choice, Audit Fees, and Going Concern Opinions: Evidence from Exploiting Exogenous Shifts in Analyst Coverage

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Joshua L. Gunn, Nicholas Hallman, Chan Li and Jeffrey Pittman
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, University of Kansas and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration
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Information Asymmetry, Demand for Auditing, Audit Fees, Going Concern Opinions

Does distance matter? An investigation of partners who audit distant clients and the effects on audit quality

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Jere R. Francis, Nargess Golshan and Nicholas Hallman
Maastricht University, University of Kentucky and University of Texas at Austin
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Audit Partners, Geographic Proximity, Audit Quality

Does Distance Matter? An Investigation of Partners Who Audit Distant Clients and the Effects on Audit Quality

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Jere R. Francis, Nargess Golshan and Nicholas Hallman
Maastricht University, University of Kentucky and University of Texas at Austin

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audit partners, geographic proximity, partner matching, audit quality

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Audit Implications of Non-GAAP Reporting

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Nicholas Hallman, Jaime J. Schmidt and Anne Thompson
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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non-GAAP earnings, auditor materiality, audit quality, auditor retention/turnover

A Matter of Appearances: How Does Auditing Expertise Benefit Audit Committees When Selecting Auditors?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2021
Matthew Baugh, Nicholas Hallman and Steven J. Kachelmeier
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Audit committees, expertise, attractiveness, dual-processing theory, elaboration likelihood model, auditor selection, audit fees

A Matter of Appearances: How Does Auditing Expertise Benefit Audit Committees When Selecting Auditors?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Oct 2021
Matthew Baugh, Nicholas Hallman and Steven J. Kachelmeier
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin

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audit committees, expertise, attractiveness, dual-processing theory, elaboration likelihood model, auditor selection

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How do auditors respond to competition? Evidence from the bidding process

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 73, No. 1, 2022
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2021
Nicholas Hallman, Antonis Kartapanis and Jaime J. Schmidt
University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 318 (134,037)
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auditor competition, audit market concentration, audit quality, audit fees

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The Geographic Decentralization of Audit Firms and Audit Quality

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 May 2019
Matthew Beck, Joshua L. Gunn and Nicholas Hallman
Michigan State University, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Austin
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audit quality, organizational structure, geographic distance, earnings quality, audit office size

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Do Auditors Overemphasize Contextual Benchmarks? Archival Evidence on Contrast Effects in Auditors’ Assessment of Client Risk

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Nicholas Hallman
University of Texas at Austin
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Behavioral decision making; audit client risk; contrast effects

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Analyst Coverage and Syndicated Lending

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Nicholas Hallman, John S. Howe and Wei Wang
University of Texas at Austin, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and Temple University - Department of Accounting
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Sell-side Analysts; Syndicated lending; Intra-syndicate information asymmetry; Exogenous shock

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Are audit fees discounted by successor auditors?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
Nicholas Hallman, Minjae Kim and Jaime J. Schmidt
University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 99 (364,767)

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audit fee discounting, low-balling, audit quality

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State Pension Liabilities and Credit Assessments

Nicholas Hallman and Inder K. Khurana (2015) State Pension Liabilities and Credit Assessments. Accounting Horizons: December 2015, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 943-967.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Nicholas Hallman and Inder K. Khurana
University of Texas at Austin and University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business

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State pensions, GASB 27, Governmental accounting