Ryan LaFond

Algert Global, LLC

One Maritime Plaza

Suite 1525

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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790

Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Corporate Governance and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 4,433 (1,169)
Citation 15

Abstract:

2.

The Effect of SOX Internal Control Deficiencies on Firm Risk and Cost of Equity

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 4,209 (1,316)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Firm risk, Cost of Equity

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Downloads 4,158 ( 1,505)
Citation 68

The Information Role of Conservatism

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Ryan LaFond and Ross L. Watts
Algert Global, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 4,158 (1,481)
Citation 68

Abstract:

Conservatism, Accounting Standards, Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, Securities Litigation

The Information Role of Conservatism

Accounting Review, 2008
Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Ryan LaFond and Ross L. Watts
Algert Global, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Abstract:

Conservatism, Accounting Standards, Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, Securities Litigation

4.

The Market Pricing of Earnings Quality

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Duke University, Algert Global, LLC, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,696 (1,635)
Citation 301

Abstract:

costs of capital, earnings quality

5.

Do Non-Audit Services Compromise Auditor Independence? Further Evidence

Unversity of Wisconsin Working paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, Algert Global, LLC and University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 3,322 (2,014)
Citation 3

Abstract:

independence, audit fees, discretionary accruals, biased financial reporting

6.

Costs of Capital and Earnings Attributes

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 2003
Duke University, Algert Global, LLC, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 2,946 (2,429)
Citation 216

Abstract:

cost of capital, earnings quality, persistence, predictability, smoothness, value relevance, timeliness, conservatism

7.

The Effects of Corporate Governance on Firms' Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 2,788 (2,854)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Corporate governance, Credit rating, Executive compensation

8.

Managerial Ownership and Accounting Conservatism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Sep 2006
Ryan LaFond and Sugata Roychowdhury
Algert Global, LLC and Boston College
Downloads 1,997 (4,724)
Citation 60

Abstract:

accounting conservatism, conservatism, managerial ownership, CEO ownership, agency costs, agency problems

9.

Accounting Anomalies and Information Uncertainty

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Jun 2003
Duke University, Algert Global, LLC, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 1,903 (5,736)
Citation 17

Abstract:

anomalies, information uncertainty, earnings quality

10.

Earnings Quality and the Pricing Effects of Earnings Patterns

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Duke University, Algert Global, LLC, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 1,624 (7,459)
Citation 23

Abstract:

earnings patterns, earnings quality

11.

The Effect of SOX Internal Control Deficiencies and Their Remediation on Accrual Quality

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 1,556 (7,404)
Citation 6

Abstract:

accrual quality, internal control, auditing

12.

Does Stock Price Synchronicity Represent Firm-Specific Information? The International Evidence

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4551-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 1,490 (7,131)
Citation 5

Abstract:

13.

Is the Accrual Anomaly a Global Anomaly?

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4555-05
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Ryan LaFond
Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 1,099 (11,719)
Citation 18

Abstract:

14.

Earnings Smoothing, Governance and Liquidity: International Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Algert Global, LLC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis
Downloads 1,077 (12,607)
Citation 7

Abstract:

earnings smoothing, earnings management, liquidity, accounting quality, governance

15.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act, Bank Internal Controls and Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 49, Nos. 1-2, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Ryan LaFond and Haifeng You
Algert Global, LLC and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 331 (68,994)
Citation 3

Abstract:

FDICIA, Internal Control, Financial Reporting Quality

16.

Information Uncertainty and Post-Earnings-Announcement-Drift

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, No. 3-4, pp. 403-433, April/May 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Duke University, Algert Global, LLC, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 21 (436,158)
Citation 31

Abstract:

17.

A Pitfall in Ethical Investing: ESG Disclosures Reveal Vulnerabilities, Not Virtues

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Blackrock, Blackrock, Blackrock, Algert Global, LLC and Blackrock
Downloads 0 (136,330)

Abstract:

Social Responsibility; Controversies

18.

Do Nonaudit Services Compromise Auditor Independence? Further Evidence

The Accounting Review, July 2003
Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, Algert Global, LLC and University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Abstract:

independence, audit fees, discretionary accruals, biased financial reporting