Gilles Hilary

Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

McDonough School of Business

Washington, DC 20057

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

How Does Financial Reporting Quality Relate to Investment Efficiency?

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), December 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2015
Gary C. Biddle, Gilles Hilary and Rodrigo S. Verdi
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Financial Reporting Quality, Investment Efficiency, Accounting Quality, Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard

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Accounting Quality and Firm-Level Capital Investment

Accounting Review, October 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Gary C. Biddle and Gilles Hilary
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 2,902 (3,793)
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investment, accounting quality

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Does Religion Matter in Corporate Decision Making in America?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Oct 2008
Gilles Hilary and Kai Wai Hui
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and The University of Hong Kong (HKU) - Department of Accounting
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Corporate investment, risk aversion, corporate culture, religion

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Innovation, Managerial Myopia, and Financial Reporting

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/35/AC
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2015
Nanyang Business School, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
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Accounting conservatism, Innovation, Managerial myopia

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Analyst Coverage and Financing Decisions

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Xin (Simba) Chang, Sudipto Dasgupta and Gilles Hilary
Nanyang Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Adverse Selection, Capital Structure, Analyst Coverage

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The Role of Anchoring Bias in the Equity Market: Evidence from Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2011
Ling Cen, Gilles Hilary and K.C. John Wei
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Anchoring, Cognitive biases, Analysts’ earnings forecasts, Cross-sectional stock returns

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CEO Ability, Pay and Firm Performance

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 May 2010
Massey University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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CEO Ability, CEO Pay, Managerial Labor Market, Firm Performance

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The Effect of Auditor Quality on Financing Decisions

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Xin (Simba) Chang, Sudipto Dasgupta and Gilles Hilary
Nanyang Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Distributed Ledgers and Operations: What Operations Management Researchers Should Know About Blockchain Technology

Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3131250
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
Volodymyr Babich and Gilles Hilary
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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blockchain, distributed ledger, supply chain, operations management

The Credibility of Self-Regulation: Evidence from the Accounting Profession's Peer Review Program

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Clive S. Lennox and Gilles Hilary
University of Southern California and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 821 (27,901)
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Self-regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

The Credibility of Self-Regulation: Evidence from the Accounting Profession's Peer Review Program

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Clive S. Lennox and Gilles Hilary
University of Southern California and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

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Self-regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

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Analyst Forecast Consistency

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Downloads 630 (39,981)
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analyst forecast, consistency, Reg FD

Analyst Forecast Consistency

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2012/08/AC
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
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Cyber-Risk Disclosure: Who Cares?

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2852519
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
Gilles Hilary, Benjamin Segal and May H. Zhang
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Fordham University and Fordham University - Graduate School of Business Administration
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cyber-security, privacy, disclosure

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The Bright Side of Managerial Over-Optimism

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Fordham University and The University of Melbourne
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over-optimism, firm performance

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Trust and Contracting

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/42/ACC
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Gilles Hilary and Sterling Huang
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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Trust, Moral Hazard, Contracting

Endogenous Overconfidence in Managerial Forecasts

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
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dynamic overconfidence, management forecasts

Endogenous Overconfidence in Managerial Forecasts

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2011/39/AC
Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

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Overconfidence, Management Forecast, Managerial Credibility

Managerial Reputation in Financial and Labor Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 May 2010
Massey University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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ability, reputation, labor market, compensation, governance

Managerial Reputation in Financial and Labor Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Massey University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Ability, reputation, labor market, compensation, governance

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Management Forecast Consistency

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Gilles Hilary, Charles Hsu and Rencheng Wang
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and The University of Melbourne
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Management forecast consistency, management forecast accuracy, investor reactions, analyst revisions

Management Forecast Consistency

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Gilles Hilary, Charles Hsu and Rencheng Wang
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and The University of Melbourne

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Management forecast consistency, management forecast accuracy, investor reactions, analyst revisions

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The Role of Analysts in Intra-Industry Information Transfer

Forthcoming in The Accounting Review, INSEAD Working Paper No. 213/29/AC
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Gilles Hilary and Rui Shen
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
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information transfer; financial analysts; externalities

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Organized Labor and Information Asymmetry in the Financial Markets

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Gilles Hilary
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 337 (87,598)
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Information Asymmetry, Labor Relation

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The Role of Anchoring Bias in the Equity Market: Evidence from Analysts' Earnings Forecasts and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2011/99/AC
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Sep 2011
Ling Cen, Gilles Hilary and K. C. John Wei
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
Downloads 274 (109,751)
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anchoring, cognitive biases, analysts’ earnings forecasts, cross-sectional stock returns

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Does Past Success Lead Analysts to Become Overconfident?

Management Science, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Gilles Hilary and Lior Menzly
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 266 (113,644)
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Analyst Forecasts, Overconfidence

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Opening the Black Box of Capital Investment: The Roles of Capital Expenditure Budget and Execution

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3347421
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2019
Gilles Hilary, Mark (Shuai) Ma and Wenjia Yan
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, University of Pittsburgh - Accounting Group and The University of Hong Kong
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Capital budget, Budget execution, Investment efficiency

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Messaging without a Message: Executive Value and Social Media Activity

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2018
Ru Gao, Gilles Hilary and Rencheng Wang
The University of Queensland, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and The University of Melbourne
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Limited Attention, Social Media, Twitter

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Marital Status and Earnings Management (A Note)

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2876032, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper Series Vol. 6, No. 3 Paper No 2018-89
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Gilles Hilary, Sterling Huang and Yanping Xu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Jinan University
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marital status, earnings management, risk-taking

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Blockchain and Other Distributed Ledger Technologies in Operations

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2018
Volodymyr Babich and Gilles Hilary
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 168 (175,479)
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Visibility, Information Aggregation, Validation, Resiliency, Smart Contracts, Digital Assets

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Conglomerate Structure and Capital Market Timing

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Nanyang Business School, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau
Downloads 151 (192,060)
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Conglomerates, Keiretsu, Capital Structure, Market Timing, Japanese Markets, Japanese Firms

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Analyst Forecasts: It Pays to Be Off!

Journal of Investment Management, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/92/AC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
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Analyst Forecasts: It Pays to Be Off!

Journal of Investment Management (JOIM), Fourth Quarter 2013
Posted: 15 Nov 2014
Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

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Financial analysts, forecast consistency, lowballing, career outcome, sophisticated investors

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Can Capital Constraints Restrain Creativity? The Spillover Effect of Budget Constraints on Employee Creativity

AAA 2018 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2017
Independent, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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budgetary controls, budgets, creativity, capital constraints, originality

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Chief Uncertainty Officers, the Case of the Armed Forces.

Forthcoming in Insurance and Risk Management
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
Paul-Antoine Croizé and Gilles Hilary
INSEAD - Singapore and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Uncertainty managment; armed forces; military

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Shareholder Activism with Weak Corporate Governance: Social Pressure, Private Cost and Organized Crime

Japanese Journal of Management Accounting, Vol. 1, 2006, pp. 55-73
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Gilles Hilary and Tomoki Oshika
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Waseda University
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organized crime; activism; Japan

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Blockchain: Security and Confidentiality.

Forthcoming, Revue de la Gendarmerie Nationale, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3327248
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Gilles Hilary
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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blockchain, distributed ledger technologies, security, confidentiality, privacy

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Zombie Board: Board Tenure and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2018, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Sterling Huang and Gilles Hilary
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

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board tenure; firm value; corporate policies; learning; entrenchment

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Zombie Boards: Board Tenure and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2018-82
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2018
Sterling Huang and Gilles Hilary
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

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Board Tenure, Firm Value, Corporate Policies, Learning, Entrenchment

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Does Past Success Lead Analysts to Become Overconfident?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Nov 2005
Lior Menzly and Gilles Hilary
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law

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Analysts, Forecasts, Overconfidence, Behavioral finance, Behavioral economics, Accounting

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 14
1.

New Complexities, New Threats

Revue de la Gendarmerie Nationale (Review of the French Military Police), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Mar 2018
Gilles Hilary
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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complexity, cyber-security, public policy