Weili Ge

University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

Box 353200

Seattle, WA 98195-3200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Predicting Material Accounting Misstatements

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, AAA 2008 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group
Downloads 11,150 (203)
Citation 68

Abstract:

earnings quality, accounting misstatement, fraud prediction, accrual quality, F-Score

Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1141-1170, October 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 5,344 (925)
Citation 107

Abstract:

Accruals quality, earnings quality, internal control

Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

Accounting Review, October 2007
Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

Abstract:

earnings quality, accruals quality, internal control, material weaknesses

3.

Understanding Earnings Quality: A Review of the Proxies, Their Determinants and Their Consequences

Number of pages: 164 Posted: 10 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 4,582 (874)
Citation 129

Abstract:

earnings quality, accruals, earnings persistence, earnings response coefficient

Determinants of Weaknesses in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 44, pp.193-223, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 3,398 (2,029)
Citation 121

Abstract:

Internal Control; Material Weakness; Sarbanes-Oxley

Determinants of Weaknesses in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), September 2007
Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

Abstract:

Internal Control, Material Weakness, Sarbanes-Oxley

5.

Why do CFOs Become Involved in Material Accounting Manipulations?

AAA 2009 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2013
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, National University of Singapore and University of California-Irvine
Downloads 2,319 (3,755)
Citation 28

Abstract:

earnings quality, accounting manipulation, CFO turnover, CEO power, incentive compensation

The Persistence of Earnings and Cash Flows and the Role of Special Items: Implications for the Accrual Anomaly

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 May 2005
Patricia M. Dechow and Weili Ge
University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,938 (5,430)
Citation 40

Abstract:

Earnings, cash flows, special items, accruals, anomaly, future returns

The Persistence of Earnings and Cash Flows and the Role of Special Items: Implications for the Accrual Anomaly

Review of Accounting Studies, June/September 2006
Posted: 16 Sep 2006
Patricia M. Dechow and Weili Ge
University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

Abstract:

accrual anomaly, earnings persistence, cash flows, special items, investor recognition

7.

Off-Balance-Sheet Activities, Earnings Persistence and Stock Prices: Evidence from Operating Leases

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Oct 2005
Weili Ge
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,611 (6,101)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Operating lease, Earnings persistence, Off-balance-sheet financing, Capital investment

8.

Do CFOs Have Styles of Their Own? An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Individual CFOs on Financial Reporting Practices

AAA 2009 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Accounting and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 1,165 (11,395)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Chief Financial Officer, Managerial Style, Management Turnover, Accounting Choice

9.

The Frequency of Mutual Fund Portfolio Disclosure

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jun 2004
Weili Ge and Lu Zheng
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
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Citation 17

Abstract:

Mutual fund; Portfolio disclosure; Fund performance; Fund cash flow; Agency cost; Information

10.

The Effect of Manager-Specific Optimism on the Tone of Earnings Conference Calls

CAAA Annual Conference 2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
University of Oregon, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Accounting and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 327 (54,560)
Citation 1

Abstract:

managerial style, conference call, tone

11.

Earnings Guidance and Earnings Manipulation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 271 (73,319)
Citation 1

Abstract:

12.

What Are the Consequences of Board Destaggering?

AAA 2014 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Weili Ge, Lloyd Tanlu and Jenny Li Zhang
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Northeastern University and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 196 (79,851)

Abstract:

Staggered boards, classified boards, corporate governance

13.

Benefits and Costs of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(B) Exemption: Evidence from Small Firms’ Internal Control Disclosures

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Georgetown University and University of Washington
Downloads 112 (50,277)

Abstract:

internal controls over financial reporting; disclosure accuracy; non-accelerated filers; Section 404

14.

Firm-Manager Matching and the Tradeoffs of CFO Accounting Expertise

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
London Business School - Department of Accounting, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Accounting and University of Washington - Department of Accounting
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Abstract:

Firm-manager matching, accounting expertise, Chief Financial Officer

15.

What Are the Costs of Admitting Mistakes for U.S. Listed Foreign Firms?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Accounting, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 0 (315,754)

Abstract:

Restatement, Home Bias, Bonding, Information Risk, Reputational Loss

16.

When Does Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Curb Resource Extraction? Evidence from China

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Wuhan University - School of Economics and Management and University of Washington
Downloads 0 (61,051)

Abstract:

Internal control over financial reporting; corporate corruption; window dressing; state-owned enterprises

17.

The Disclosure of Material Weaknesses in Internal Control after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Accounting Horizons, September 2005
Posted: 20 May 2005
Weili Ge and Sarah E. McVay
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

Abstract:

internal control, material weakness, Sarbanes-Oxley