Hal D. White

Penn State University

Associate Professor of Accounting

210 Business Building

Smeal College of Business

University Park, PA 16802-3306

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Role of Dissemination in Market Liquidity: Evidence from Firms' Use of Twitter

Accounting Review, 2014, Vol. 89, No. 1, pp.79-112, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Penn State University
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Disclosure, Dissemination, Liquidity, Information Asymmetry, Bid-Ask Spread, Twitter, Social Media

2.

Management Forecast Quality and Capital Investment Decisions

The Accounting Review, Vol. 89, No. 1, pp. 331-365, January 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2014
Purdue University - Department of Accounting, City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Penn State University
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Citation 4

Abstract:

management earnings forecasts, voluntary disclosure, capital expenditure, investment, capital budgeting, managerial ability, forecasting ability

Voluntary Disclosure and Information Asymmetry: Evidence from the 2005 Securities Offering Reform

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4980-12
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Houston, Penn State University and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Securities Offering Reform, Information Asymmetry, Voluntary Disclosure, Management Forecasts, Press Releases, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Market efficiency

Voluntary Disclosure and Information Asymmetry: Evidence from the 2005 Securities Offering Reform

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2013
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Houston, Penn State University and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Securities Offering Reform, Information Asymmetry, Voluntary Disclosure, Management Forecasts, Press Releases, Seasoned Equity Offerings, Market efficiency

4.

Externalities of Public Firm Presence: Evidence from Private Firms’ Investment Decisions

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 682-706, September 2013, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4988-13
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Brad A. Badertscher, Nemit Shroff and Hal D. White
University of Notre Dame, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Penn State University
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Corporate Investment, Private Companies, Uncertainty, Disclosure, Investment Efficiency

5.

Initial Evidence on the Market Impact of the XBRL Mandate

Review of Accounting Studies, 2014, Volume 19, pp. 1468-1503, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Penn State University
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Citation 3

Abstract:

XBRL, interactive data, information asymmetry, bid-ask spread, price impact, trading volume, search-facilitating technology

Investor Perceptions of Board Performance: Evidence from Uncontested Director Elections

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Carson College of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Penn State University
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Citation 17

Abstract:

performance measurement, corporate governance, corporate democracy, director elections, voting

Investor Perceptions of Board Performance: Evidence from Uncontested Director Elections

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Carson College of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Penn State University
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Citation 17

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Director Voting, Performance Measurement

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Abstract:

accruals, deferrals, cash flows, earnings management, cash flow mapping

Insider Trading After Repurchase Tender Offer Announcements: Timing versus Informed Trading

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2008
Henock Louis, Amy X. Sun and Hal D. White
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Houston and Penn State University
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Citation 4

Abstract:

insider trading, repurchase

Insider Trading after Repurchase Tender Offer Announcements: Timing Versus Informed Trading

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Sep 2008
Henock Louis, Amy X. Sun and Hal D. White
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Houston and Penn State University

Abstract:

insider trading, repurchase

9.

Common Auditors in M&A Transactions

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Ye Cai, Yongtae Kim, Jong Chool Park and Hal D. White
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Old Dominion University and Penn State University
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Abstract:

Common auditor, Mergers and acquisitions, Uncertainty

10.

Real Effects of the Audit Choice

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 62, No. 1, 2016, pp. 157-181.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Asad Kausar, Nemit Shroff and Hal D. White
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Penn State University
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Abstract:

Audit; Financial reporting; Regulation; Investment; Debt; Financing constraints; Signaling

11.

The Impact of Ambiguity on Managerial Investment and Cash Holdings

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 7-8, pp. 1071-1099, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Penn State University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Citation 1

Abstract:

ambiguity, risk, investment, cash holdings

12.

Do Managers Intentionally Use Repurchase Tender Offers to Signal Private Information? Evidence from Firm Financial Reporting Behavior

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Henock Louis and Hal D. White
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Penn State University

Abstract:

Repurchase tender offer, Signaling, Managerial opportunism, Financial reporting