Kai Wai Hui

University of Hong Kong

Professor

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong, Pokfulam

Hong Kong

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Maintaining a Reputation for Consistently Beating Earnings Expectations and the Slippery Slope to Earnings Manipulation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, USC Marshall School of Business, University of Hong Kong and University of Houston - Bauer College of Business
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earnings manipulation; consecutively beating earnings expectations; market pressure; CEO overconfidence; CEO power; reputation; reference-dependent preferences; analysts’ forecasts and recommendation; institutional investors; overvaluation

2.

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 - McDonough School of Business and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 1,753 (15,055)
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Corporate investment, risk aversion, corporate culture, religion

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Corporate Suppliers and Customers and Accounting Conservatism

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2011
Kai Wai Hui, Sandy Klasa and P. Eric Yeung
University of Hong Kong, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,134 (28,943)
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Financial disclosures, Conservatism, Suppliers, Customers

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Managers’ EPS Forecasts: Nickeling and Diming the Market?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2009
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Hong Kong and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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New Product Announcements, Innovation Disclosure, and Future Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2021
Jenny Chu, Yuan He, Kai Wai Hui and Reuven Lehavy
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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new product announcements; innovation; corporate disclosure; managerial incentives; earnings performance; qualitative disclosure; narrative disclosure

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Underreaction to Industry-Wide Earnings and the Post-Forecast Revision Drift

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Kai Wai Hui and P. Eric Yeung
University of Hong Kong and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Post Forecast Revision Drift, Underreaction, Industry-Wide Earnings, Firm-Specific Earnings

Federal Judge Ideology: A New Measure of Ex-Ante Litigation Risk

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 May 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Allen Huang, Kai Wai Hui and Reeyarn Zhiyang Li
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting, University of Hong Kong and University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation
Downloads 336 (135,377)
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Securities Litigation; Litigation Risk; Federal Courts; Judge Ideology

Federal Judge Ideology: A New Measure of Ex Ante Litigation Risk

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2019
Posted: 24 Jun 2019
Allen Huang, Kai Wai Hui and Reeyarn Zhiyang Li
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting, University of Hong Kong and University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation

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securities litigation; litigation risk; federal courts; judge ideology

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Federal Judge Ideology and the Going Concern Reporting Incentives of Big 4 and Non-Big 4 Auditors

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2023
The University of Hong Kong, HKU Business School, University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Federal judge ideology; Perceived federal-level litigation risk; Going-concern modified audit opinions; Big Four; Non-Big Four

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The Effect of Major Customer Concentration on Firm Profitability: Competitive or Collaborative?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jul 2018
Kai Wai Hui, Chuchu Liang and P. Eric Yeung
University of Hong Kong, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 305 (150,867)
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Fundamental analysis, Customer concentration, Supply-chain competition, Firm profitability, Merger and acquisition

10.

Analyst Report Readability, Earnings Uncertainty and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Chia‐Chun Hsieh and Kai Wai Hui
National Chung Cheng University and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 290 (158,965)
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Readability, Analyst Report, Earnings Uncertainty, Stock Returns

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On the Persistence and Pricing of Industry-Wide and Firm-Specific Earnings, Cash Flows, and Accruals

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jul 2015
Kai Wai Hui, Karen K. Nelson and P. Eric Yeung
University of Hong Kong, Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 253 (182,540)
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Judge Ideology and Opportunistic Insider Trading

Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Allen Huang, Kai Wai Hui and Yue Zheng
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting, University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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Judge ideology; opportunistic insider trading; federal judiciary; Securities and Exchange Commission; forum shopping

13.

Meeting or Beating Management Forecasts: Implications for Managerial Talent

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Dec 2015
Kai Wai Hui, Shiheng Wang and Yao Zhang
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Tong Ji University - Accounting Department
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Meeting or beating; management forecasts; market premiums; future performance

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The Rewards for Meeting or Beating Managers’ Own Earnings Forecasts

Hui, K. W., Liu, A. Z., & Zhang, Y. (2021). The rewards to meeting or beating managers’ own earnings forecasts. Accounting Horizons 35(1): 87-103.
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2022
Kai Wai Hui, Alfred Z. Liu and Yao Zhang
University of Hong Kong, McMaster University and Tong Ji University - Accounting Department
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Analysts’ Book Value Forecasts: Initial Evidence from a Perspective of Real-Options-Based Valuation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
University of Hong Kong, McMaster University, Grand Valley State University and University of Hong Kong
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Analyst forecasts; Book value; Equity Valuation

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Analyst Report Readability and Stock Returns

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 43, Issue 1-2, pp. 98-130, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Chia‐Chun Hsieh, Kai Wai Hui and Yao Zhang
National Chung Cheng University, University of Hong Kong and Tong Ji University - Accounting Department
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readability, analyst reports, stock returns

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The Market's Valuation of Fraudulently Reported Earnings

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 5-6, pp. 627-651, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Kai Wai Hui, Clive S. Lennox and Guochang Zhang
University of Hong Kong, University of Southern California and University of Hong Kong
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accounting fraud, market valuation, earnings coefficient

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Analysts’ Book Value Forecasts: Initial Evidence from the Perspective of Real-Options-Based Valuation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 May 2022
University of Hong Kong, McMaster University, Grand Valley State University and University of Hong Kong

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analyst forecasts, book value, equity valuation, real options

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Sleep Deprivation and Financial Misreporting: Evidence from US Time Zone Boundaries

Posted: 12 Mar 2022
Ashiq Ali, Zhongwen Fan, Kai Wai Hui and Siman Li
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong and Xiamen University

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Financial misreporting; Sleep deprivation; Sunset time; U.S. time zones; Cognitive impairment

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Antitrust Enforcement and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Closure of Antitrust Division Field Offices

Posted: 06 Jan 2022
Yuan He and Kai Wai Hui
Xiamen University and University of Hong Kong

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Cartel Enforcement, Firm Performance

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Maintaining a Reputation for Consistently Beating Earnings Expectations and 
the Slippery Slope to Earnings Manipulation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 May 2019
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, USC Marshall School of Business, University of Hong Kong and University of Houston - Bauer College of Business

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earnings manipulation, consecutively beating earnings expectations, market pressure, CEO overconfidence, CEO power, reputation, goals, reference-dependent preferences, analysts’ forecasts and recommendations, institutional investors, overvaluation

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The Role of Sales Executives in Voluntary Disclosures

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Kai Wai Hui and Wei Shi
University of Hong Kong and Deakin University

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sales executives, individual-specific styles, earnings and revenue forecasts, non-financial disclosures

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Are CEOs and CFOs Rewarded for Disclosure Quality?

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
Kai Wai Hui and Steven R. Matsunaga
University of Hong Kong and University of Oregon

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executive compensation; voluntary disclosure; corporate governance

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 479
1.

Judge Ideology and Corporate Tax Planning

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting, University of Hong Kong and University of California-IrvineUniversity of California-Irvine
Downloads 479 (156,250)

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Judge ideology, federal judiciary, tax planning, income shifting, forum shopping, Internal Revenue Service