Jeffrey Coulton

UNSW Business School

Senior Lecturer

UNSW Business School

High St

Sydney, NSW 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Effect of Compensation Design and Corporate Governance on the Transparency of CEO Compensation Disclosures

UTS School of Accounting Working Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jun 2001
Jeffrey Coulton, Clayton James and Stephen L. Taylor
UNSW Business School, University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Corporate governance, Disclosure, Compensation

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Audit Fees, Non-Audit Services and Auditor-Client Economic Bonding

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
UNSW Business School, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Non-audit services, auditor independence, economic bond, earnings management, audit quality

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Abnormal Audit Fees and Accounting Quality

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
UNSW Business School, University of Exeter Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Accounting and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Audit Fees, Accounting Quality, Audit Quality, Multi-Period Fee Analysis

Corporate Payout Policy in Australia and a Test of the Life Cycle Theory

Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2010 ACCT 03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Jeffrey Coulton and Caitlin M. S. Ruddock
UNSW Business School and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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Dividends, buy-backs, payout policy, life cycle theory

Corporate Payout Policy in Australia and a Test of the Life-Cycle Theory

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 381-407, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 May 2011
Jeffrey Coulton and Caitlin M. S. Ruddock
UNSW Business School and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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Dividends, Buybacks, Payout policy, Life-cycle theory

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Litigation Risk and Cost Behavior: Evidence from Derivative Lawsuits

AAA 2018 Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Leye Li, Gary S. Monroe and Jeffrey Coulton
UNSW Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian School of Business and UNSW Business School
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Cost Asymmetry, Cost Structure, Managerial Empire Building, Shareholder Litigation, Universal Demand Laws

Overvalued Equity, Benchmark Beating and Unexpected Accruals

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012 ACCT 08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Jeffrey Coulton, Naibuka Saune and Stephen L. Taylor
UNSW Business School, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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benchmark beating, accruals, overvaluation, earnings management

Overvalued Equity, Benchmark Beating and Unexpected Accruals

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 55, Issue 4, pp. 989-1014, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Jeffrey Coulton, Naibuka Saune and Stephen L. Taylor
UNSW Business School, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Benchmark beating, Accruals, Overvaluation, Earnings management

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The Impact of Sentiment on Price Discovery

Accounting & Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Jeffrey Coulton, Tami Dinh and Andrew B. Jackson
UNSW Business School, University of St. Gallen, Institute of Accounting, Control, Auditing and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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Price Discovery, Sentiment, Timeliness

The Impact of Sentiment on Price Discovery

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 669-694, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Jeffrey Coulton, Tami Dinh and Andrew B. Jackson
UNSW Business School, University of St. Gallen, Institute of Accounting, Control, Auditing and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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Price discovery, Sentiment, Timeliness

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Managerial Litigation Risk and Corporate Investment Efficiency: Evidence from Derivative Lawsuits

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Mar 2018
Leye Li, Gary S. Monroe and Jeffrey Coulton
UNSW Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian School of Business and UNSW Business School
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Capital investment; Shareholder litigation; Universal demand laws

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The Informativeness of Dividends and Franking Credits

2012 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2012
UNSW Business School, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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earnings persistence, dividends, franking credits

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Earnings Benchmark Hierarchy

Accounting & Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Mariela Carvajal, Jeffrey Coulton and Andrew B. Jackson
University of Otago, UNSW Business School and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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Thresholds, Analyst Forecasts, Earnings Benchmarks, Valuation

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Are Analysts’ Cash Flow Forecasts Associated with Improved Earnings Quality? Australian Evidence

2019 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2019
Jeffrey Coulton, Naibuka Saune and Stephen L. Taylor
UNSW Business School, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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benchmark beating, accruals, overvaluation, earnings management

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Is 'Benchmark Beating' by Australian Firms Evidence of Earnings Management?

Accounting and Finance, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 553-576, December 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Jeffrey Coulton, Sarah J. Taylor and Stephen L. Taylor
UNSW Business School, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Earnings management, Benchmark beating, Measuring unexpected accruals

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Accounting Losses and Earnings Conservatism: Evidence from Australian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Accounting and Finance, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 381-400, September 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Goldman Sachs JB Were, UNSW Business School and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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Managerial Litigation Risk and Auditor Choice

Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Leye Li, Gary S. Monroe and Jeffrey Coulton
UNSW Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian School of Business and UNSW Business School

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Auditor Switching; Auditor Choice; Audit Fees; Cost of Equity; Derivative Lawsuits; Shareholder Litigation; Universal Demand Laws

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The Informativeness of Dividends and Associated Tax Credits

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 9-10, pp. 1309-1336, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
UNSW Business School, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Accounting
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earnings persistence, dividends, tax credits, franking