Xia Chen

Singapore Management University

Associate Professor of Accounting

60 Stamford Rd.

Singapore 178900

Singapore

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

Analyst Coverage and the Cost of Raising Equity Capital: Evidence from Underpricing of Seasoned Equity Offerings

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
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Citation 28

Abstract:

Analyst coverage, information asymmetry, cost of capital, seasoned equity offering

Analyst Coverage and the Cost of Raising Equity Capital: Evidence from Underpricing of Seasoned Equity Offerings

Contemporary Accounting Research 25 (3): 657-699, Fall 2008
Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University

Abstract:

Analyst coverage, information asymmetry, cost of raising capital, seasoned equity offering

2.

Are Family Firms More Tax Aggressive Than Non-Family Firms?

AAA 2008 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, (CAAA) 2008 Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and University of California-Irvine
Downloads 1,318 (7,138)
Citation 50

Abstract:

family firm, tax aggressiveness, entrenchment

3.

Abnormal Accrual-Based Anomaly and Managers' Motivations to Record Abnormal Accruals

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 May 2002
Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
Downloads 1,247 (11,341)
Citation 6

Abstract:

abnormal accruals, managers' motivations, market efficiency, operating cash flows

Institutional Holdings and Analysts' Stock Recommendations

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 May 2002
Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
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Citation 16

Abstract:

Financial analysts, stock recommendations, institutional trading

Institutional Holdings and Analysts' Stock Recommendations

Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance 21 (4): 399-440, Fall 2006
Posted: 26 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University

Abstract:

Financial analysts, institutional trading, stock recommendations

Do Family Firms Provide More or Less Voluntary Disclosure?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
Shuping Chen, Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
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Citation 31

Abstract:

founding family, equity ownership, voluntary disclosure, earnings forecasts, earnings warnings

Do Family Firms Provide More or Less Voluntary Disclosure?

Journal of Accounting Research 46 (3): 499-536, June 2008
Posted: 23 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Shuping Chen, Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University

Abstract:

founding family, equity ownership, voluntary disclosure, earnings forecasts, earnings warnings

6.

Monitoring: Which Institutions Matter?

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Kai Li, Jarrad Harford and Xia Chen
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Washington and Singapore Management University
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Citation 160

Abstract:

corporate governance, institutional investors, mergers & acquisitions, monitoring, trading

7.

Are U.S. Family Firms Subject to Agency Problems? Evidence from CEO Turnover and Firm Valuation

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Xia Chen, Zhonglan Dai and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management and Singapore Management University
Downloads 698 (26,416)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Agency problems, family firms, CEO turnover, firm valuation

8.

What Determines the Market Impact of Stock Recommendations?

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2003
Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
Downloads 666 (29,096)
Citation 5

Abstract:

stock recommendations, analysts' perceived ability, uncertainty about firm value, analyst experience

Accounting Restatements and External Financing Choices

Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (2): 750-779, Summer 2013
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Alvis K. Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and Boston College
Downloads 373 (62,173)
Citation 3

Abstract:

restatements, external financing, financial constraint

The Consequences of Aggressive Financial Reporting: The Case of External Financing*

AAA 2010 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Sep 2009
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Alvis K. Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and Boston College
Downloads 286 (84,575)
Citation 3

Abstract:

earnings restatements, external financing, financial constraint

On the Relationship between Analyst Reports and Corporate Disclosures: Exploring the Roles of Information Discovery and Interpretation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2013
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Kin Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 578 (35,785)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Analyst research, information content, earnings announcements, information discovery

On the Relationship Between Analyst Reports and Corporate Disclosures: Exploring the Roles of Information Discovery and Interpretation

Journal of Accounting and Economics 49 (3): 206-226, April 2010
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Kin Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

Abstract:

Analyst research, information content, earnings announcements, information discovery

Is the Decline in the Information Content of Earnings Following Restatements Short-Lived?

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Alvis K. Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and Boston College
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Citation 1

Abstract:

accounting restatements, information content of earnings, accounting irregularities

Is the Decline in the Information Content of Earnings Following Restatements Short-Lived?

The Accounting Review 89 (1): 177-207, January 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Alvis K. Lo
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and Boston College
Downloads 240 (102,144)
Citation 1

Abstract:

accounting restatements, information content of earnings, accounting irregularities

CEO Contractual Protection and Managerial Short-Termism

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University, Boston College and The University of Hong Kong
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Abstract:

employment agreement, severance pay agreement, managerial short-termism

CEO Contractual Protection and Managerial Short-Termism

The Accounting Review, September 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University, Boston College and The University of Hong Kong
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Abstract:

Employment agreement; Severance pay agreement; Managerial short-termism

13.

On the Association Between Analysts' Forecast Errors and Past Stock Returns: A Re-Examination

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 May 2002
Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
Downloads 381 (59,337)

Abstract:

Conservatism and Equity Ownership of the Founding Family

European Accounting Review (Special Section on Accounting and Reporting in Family Firms), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Shuping Chen, Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
Downloads 245 (99,964)

Abstract:

family firms, conservatism, family ownership, family control

Conservatism and Equity Ownership of the Founding Family

AAA 2010 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Shuping Chen, Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Singapore Management University and Singapore Management University
Downloads 124 (185,930)

Abstract:

Family firms, conservatism, family ownership, family control

15.

Does Increased Board Independence Reduce Earnings Management? Evidence from Recent Regulatory Reforms

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2015-20
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Xin Wang
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and The University of Hong Kong
Downloads 238 (67,188)
Citation 3

Abstract:

earnings management, corporate governance, board independence, information environment

16.

Family Ownership and CEO Turnovers

Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (3): 1166-1190, Fall 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Xia Chen, Qiang Cheng and Zhonglan Dai
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
Downloads 192 (106,243)

Abstract:

family firms, CEO turnover, agency problems, family monitoring

17.

Corporate In-House Human Capital Investment in Tax Planning

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2016-41
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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Abstract:

Human Capital, Tax Planning, Tax Avoidance, Tax Risk