Paul R. Mather

La Trobe University

Professor

School of Accounting

Bundoora

Melbourne, Victoria 3086

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (18)

Earnings and Impression Management in Financial Reports: The Case of CEO Changes

Monash Dept. of Acctg. & Finance Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Jayne M. Godfrey, Paul R. Mather and Alan L. Ramsay
University of Auckland, La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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CEO change; Earnings management; Impression management; Big bath

Earnings and Impression Management in Financial Reports: The Case of CEO Changes

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Jayne M. Godfrey, Paul R. Mather and Alan L. Ramsay
University of Auckland, La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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The Relationship Between Directors' Independence, Reputation and Management Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2008
H. Chan, Robert W. Faff, Paul R. Mather and Alan L. Ramsay
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Queensland, La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Management earnings forecasts, corporate governance, director reputation

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Is the Graph Discrepancy Index (Gdi) a Robust Measure?

Monash University Business Systems Research Paper No. 156/2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Aug 2004
Dineli R. Mather, Paul R. Mather and Alan L. Ramsay
Monash University - School of Business Systems, La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Graphs, GDI, Impression management, Distortion

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Corporate Governance and Covenant Restrictiveness in Private Debt Contracts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), La Trobe University and Deakin University - School of Accounting Economics and Finance
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governance, covenants, private debt, agency

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The Effect of Corporate Board Characteristics on Loan Monitoring Decisions

Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2011
Judy F. Day, Paul R. Mather and Peter Taylor
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, La Trobe University and Manchester Business School
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Board Processes, Cognitive Conflicts and Financial Reporting Quality

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2015
Dinithi Ranasinghe, Paul R. Mather and Suzanne Young
University of Otago, La Trobe University and La Trobe University
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corporate governance, board processes, earnings quality, mediation, financial reporting quality, board of directors

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Managerial Share Ownership and Operating Performance: Do Independent and Executive Directors Have Different Incentives?

Australian Journal of Management, 2012 Forthcoming, Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, La Trobe University and La Trobe University - School of Economics and Finance
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Managerial Share Ownership, Performance, Incentive Alignment, Entrenchment

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Insider Ownership and Dividend Policy in an Imputation Tax Environment

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.01.014, Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
La Trobe University - School of Economics and Finance, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University, La Trobe University and University of Birmingham - Department of Accounting and Finance
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agency costs; Insider ownership; imputation tax system; franked dividend, unfranked dividend; institutional ownership

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Financial Covenants in the Markets for Public and Private Debt

Accounting and Finance, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 285-307, June 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Paul R. Mather and Graham Peirson
La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Corporate Boards and Performance Pricing in Private Debt Contracts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, La Trobe University and Deakin University - School of Accounting Economics and Finance
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Performance pricing, covenants, governance, private debt

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Earnings Persistence, Accruals and Managerial Share Ownership

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 475-502, September 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Rosalyn Oei, Alan L. Ramsay and Paul R. Mather
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Monash University - Department of Accounting and La Trobe University
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Board Characteristics and Credit‐Union Performance

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 59, Issue 4, pp. 2735-2764, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Luisa Unda, Kamran Ahmed and Paul R. Mather
Monash University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and La Trobe University
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Board characteristics, Credit unions, Democratic governance, Financial performance, Member benefit

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Externally Reported Performance Measures and Benchmarks in Australia

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 879-905, 2017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Kerrie Woodhouse, Paul R. Mather and Dinithi Ranasinghe
La Trobe University - Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, La Trobe University and University of Otago
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Earnings benchmarks, External performance measures, Australian CFOs

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Managerial Share Ownership and Operating Performance: Do Independent and Executive Directors Have Different Incentives

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, La Trobe University and La Trobe University - School of Economics and Finance

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Entrenchment, incentive alignment, managerial share ownership, performance

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Exploring the Moderating Role of Growth Options on the Relation between Board Characteristics and Management Earnings Forecasts

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 314-333, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
H. Chan, Robert W. Faff, Arifur Khan and Paul R. Mather
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Queensland, Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance and La Trobe University
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Corporate Governance, Management Earnings Forecasts, Growth Options

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Board Gender Diversity and its Effect on Firm Financial Performance: A Panel Study of Top 500 ASX Listed Firms

2012 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Alireza Vafaei, Paul R. Mather and Kamran Ahmed
La Trobe University, La Trobe University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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An Investigation into the Measurement of Graph Distortion in Financial Reports

Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Dineli R. Mather, Paul R. Mather and Alan L. Ramsay
Monash University - School of Business Systems, La Trobe University and Monash University - Department of Accounting

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Graph Discrepancy Index, Graphs, Graph distortion, Impression management

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Debt Covenants, Private Debt Markets, Debt Contracting