Laurence van Lent

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

Adickesallee 32-34

Frankfurt am Main, 60322

Germany

http://www.laurencevanlent.org

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Citation 45

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Political uncertainty, quantification, firm-level, lobbying

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12436
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 17 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2019
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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firm-level, Lobbying, Political uncertainty, quantification

Masculinity, Testosterone, and Financial Misreporting

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2014
Yuping Jia, Laurence van Lent and Yachang Zeng
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH - Accounting Department, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and Nanyang Technological University
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Financial misreporting, neuroendocrinology, testosterone exposure, craniofacial growth, facial structure

Masculinity, Testosterone, and Financial Misreporting

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 52, No. 5, 2014
Posted: 16 Nov 2014
Yuping Jia, Laurence van Lent and Yachang Zeng
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH - Accounting Department, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and Nanyang Technological University

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misreporting, testosterone, facial masculinity, insider trading, option backdating

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The Personal Wealth Interests of Politicians and Government Intervention in the Economy

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Ahmed Tahoun and Laurence van Lent
London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Financial Crisis, Politicians, Investments, Personal Wealth, Voting, Government Intervention

Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: COVID-19, SARS, and H1N1

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Boston University and London Business School
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epidemic diseases, pandemic, exposure, virus, firms, uncertainty, sentiment, machine learning

Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: COVID-19, SARS, and H1N1

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 119 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp119
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Epidemic diseases, pandemic, exposure, virus, firms, uncertainty, sentiment, machine learning

Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: Covid-19, Sars, and H1n1

NBER Working Paper No. w26971
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: Covid-19, Sars, and H1n1

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14573
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Altruism, Social Norms and Incentive Contract Design

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 May 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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incentive contract; performance measures; social norms; unproductive actions; work climate

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Leadership and Control System Design

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Margaret A. Abernethy, Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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leadership style, empowerment, communication, execution, control system use, organization design

The Endogeneity Bias in the Relation between Cost-of-Debt Capital and Corporate Disclosure Policy

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-67
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Valeri V. Nikolaev and Laurence van Lent
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Disclosure policy, cost-of-debt capital, endogeneity

The Endogeneity Bias in the Relation between Cost-of-Debt Capital and Corporate Disclosure Policy

European Accounting Review, No. 4, pp. 677-724, 2005
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Valeri V. Nikolaev and Laurence van Lent
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Disclosure policy, cost-of-debt capital, endogeneity

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Performance Measure Properties and the Effects of Incentive Contracts

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 May 2006
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 691 (42,690)
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incentive pay, effort and selection effects, performance measure properties, cash bonus

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Firm-level Climate Change Exposure

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 686/2020
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 13 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Climate change, climate risk, conference calls, institutional investors

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Discussion of the Influence of Elections on the Accounting Choices of Governmental Entities

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Laurence van Lent
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Gubernatorial elections, Accounting manipulation, Transparency

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Firm-level Political Risk and Credit Markets

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Mahmoud Gad, Valeri V. Nikolaev, Ahmed Tahoun and Laurence van Lent
Lancaster University - Lancaster University Management School, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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credit markets, political risk, financial institutions

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The Role of Performance Measures in the Intertemporal Decisions of Business Unit Managers

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2012
Margaret A. Abernethy, Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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time horizon, performance measures, business unit managers, control systems

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Citation 39

Assessing the Performance of Business Unit Managers

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2006-92
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Laurence van Lent and Jan Bouwens
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and Amsterdam Business School
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performance measures, business units, managerial performance

Assessing the Performance of Business Unit Managers

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 667-697, September 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Organizational Design and Control Choices

This is a draft of a chapter/article that has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press in Oxford Handbooks Online, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Christian Hofmann and Laurence van Lent
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Organizational design, spillovers, information asymmetry, control choices, decentralization

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Is Firm-Level Political Exposure Priced?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
London Business School, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School and London Business School
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Political Risk, Asset Pricing, Political Donations, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

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Performance Measures and Intra-Firm Spillovers: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013
Jan Bouwens, Christian Hofmann and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Contracting, Business unit performance measurement, Organizational design, Interdependencies

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Determinants of Control System Design in Divisionalized Firms

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 3, July 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2012
Margaret A. Abernethy, Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Organization design, control system, interdependencies, information asymmetry, performance measures

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Citation 4

The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Brexit, uncertainty, sentiment, machine learning, cross-country effects

The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 106
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp106
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Boston University, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management and London Business School
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Brexit, uncertainty, sentiment, machine learning, cross-country effects

The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w26609
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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The Global Impact of Brexit Uncertainty

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14253
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Jan 2020
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Brexit, cross-country effects, Machine Learning, sentiment, uncertainty

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Accounting Measurement Intensity

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 20-17
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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metering problem, accounting measurement, stewardship, theory of the firm, productivity, contracts

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Expertise and Discretionary Bonus Decisions

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Margaret A. Abernethy, Chung-Yu Hung and Laurence van Lent
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 95 (313,447)
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discretionary bonus decisions; manager expertise; health care

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Religion and Ownership

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
Christian Hofmann, Laurence van Lent and Nina Schwaiger
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and LMU Munich
Downloads 94 (315,587)
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Protestantism, hierarchy, ownership concentration, family ownership, trust

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The Personal Wealth Interests of Politicians and the Stabilization of Financial Markets

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 52
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Ahmed Tahoun and Laurence van Lent
London Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 72 (370,047)
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Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, US Congress members, Financial Institutions

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Decisions under Persuasion

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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persuasion; information production; soft information; hierarchical decision-making; organizational structure

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Citation 1

Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w24029
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 96
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
Boston University, Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and London Business School
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Political uncertainty, quantification, firm-level, lobbying

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Performance Measure Properties and the Effect of Incentive Contracts

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 55-75
Posted: 20 Jun 2006
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

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incentive pay, effort and selection effects, performance measure properties, cash bonus