Richard M. Morton

Florida State University - Department of Accounting

Assistant Professor

Room No. 421

Tallahassee, FL 32306-8234

United States

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1.

Accounting Conservatism and the Valuation of Accounting Numbers: Evidence on the Feltham-Ohlson (1996) Model

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Nov 1998
Anwer S. Ahmed, Richard M. Morton and Thomas F. Schaefer
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy
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Accounting Conservatism and Cost of Debt: An Empirical Test of Efficient Contracting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2000
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Extreme Accruals, Earnings Quality, and Investor Mispricing

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 May 2004
Anwer S. Ahmed, Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Extreme accruals, earnings management, earnings quality, persistence

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Do Stock Prices Fully Reflect Information in Dividends About Future Earnings?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Oct 1999
Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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The Relation between Market Prices and Fundamental Value Surrounding a Corporate Restructuring

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Nov 1997
Richard M. Morton and John D. Neill
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Abilene Christian University - College of Business Administration
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Book-to-Market Components, Future Security Returns, and Errors in Expected Future Earnings

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 May 1999
Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Earnings Management in Takeovers of Privately Held Targets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Bok Baik, Jun-Koo Kang and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Earnings Management, Mergers, Information Asymmetry, Privately-held firms

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Pre-Tax Income Forecasts and Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Bok Baik, Wooseok Choi, Sung Hwan Jung and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Korea University Business School, University of Suwon and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Pre-tax Income Forecasts, Disaggregated Forecasts, Tax Avoidance, Analysts’ Forecasts

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Managerial Ownership and Information Opacity

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Bok Baik, Jun-Koo Kang and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Ownership structure, forecast accuracy, analyst following, managerial entrenchment

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The Effect of Increased Transparency on Manipulation and Value Relevance of Non-Gaap Disclosures by Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits)

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 May 2006
Bok Baik, Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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funds from operations, REIT, non-GAAP measures, analysts' expectations, stock market reaction

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Managers' Incentives to Avoid Meeting or Beating Earnings Expectations: The Role of Open Market Repurchases

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Bruce K. Billings, Richard M. Morton and Tianming Zhang
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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meet or beat expectations, open market repurchase

Investor Overreaction to Earnings Surprises and Post-Earnings-Announcement Reversals

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Allen W. Bathke, Terry Mason and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Kansas State University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Earnings surprises, Investor overreaction, Post-earnings-announcement reversals, Market anomaly

Investor Overreaction to Earnings Surprises and Post-Earnings-Announcement Reversals

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 May 2019
Allen W. Bathke, Terry Mason and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Kansas State University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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Earnings surprises, Investor overreaction, Post-earnings-announcement reversals, Market anomaly

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Managerial Discretion and Bias in Annual Forecast Errors

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2009
Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Managerial discretion, forecast bias, forecast error asymmetry

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Risk-Taking Incentives and Returns on R&D Investment

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Mar 2018
Bruce K. Billings, James Moon, Richard M. Morton and Dana Wallace
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and University of Central Florida - School of Accounting
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Executive Compensation, Managerial Incentives, Risk-Taking, Research and Development

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Accrual Management and the Decision to Hold the Shares Acquired from the Exercise of Executive Stock Options

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
George Ryan Huston, Richard M. Morton and Thomas Joseph Smith
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and University of South Florida
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stock options, executive compensation, taxes, earnings management

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Lagged Earnings Asymmetry in a Firm-Year Measure of Accounting Conservatism

Journal of Financial Reporting, Forthcoming, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Sep 2018
Bruce K. Billings, James Moon and Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Conditional Conservatism, Firm-Year Measure, Lagged Earnings Asymmetry, Bias

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Can Employee Stock Options Contribute to Less Risk-Taking?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Sep 2019
Bruce K. Billings, James Moon, Richard M. Morton and Dana Wallace
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and University of Central Florida - School of Accounting

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Executive Compensation, Managerial Incentives, Risk-taking, research and development

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Analysts’ Pre-Tax Income Forecasts and the Tax Expense Anomaly

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2016
Posted: 30 May 2016
Bok Baik, Kyonghee Kim, Richard M. Morton and Yongoh Roh
Seoul National University, Michigan State University, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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pre-tax income forecasts, disaggregated forecasts, tax expense anomaly, analysts’ forecasts

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Objective Estimation Versus Subjective Perceptions of Earnings Patterns and Post‐Earnings‐Announcement Drift

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 305-334, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Florida State University - Department of Accounting, University of North Dakota and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
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Post‐earnings‐announcement drift, Market inefficiency, Information environment

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Reliability and Transparency of Non-GAAP Disclosures by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Accounting Review, March 2008
Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Bok Baik, Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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funds from operations, REIT, non-GAAP measures, analysts' expectations, stock market reaction

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Manipulation, Increased Transparency, and Value Relevance of Non-Gaap Disclosures for Real Estate Investment Trusts (Reits)

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Posted: 26 Sep 2005
Bok Baik, Bruce K. Billings and Richard M. Morton
Seoul National University, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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funds from operations, REIT, non-GAAP measures, analysts' expectations, stock market reaction

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The Role of Accounting Conservatism in Mitigating Bondholder-Shareholder Conflicts Over Dividend Policy and in Reducing Debt Costs

The Accounting Review, October 2002
Posted: 05 Aug 2002
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting

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accounting conservatism, dividend policy conflicts, cost of debt

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An Evaluation of the Ability of Logit-Based Financial Statement Analysis to Identify Market Mispricing

Posted: 23 Sep 1996
Richard M. Morton and Philip B. Shane
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and College of William & Mary

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The Incremental Informativeness of Stock Prices for Future Accounting Earnings

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol 15, No 1, Spring 1998
Posted: 26 Aug 1996
Richard M. Morton
Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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