Ian D. Gow

University of Melbourne

Professor

185 Pelham Street

Carlton, Victoria 3053

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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Correcting for Cross-Sectional and Time-Series Dependence in Accounting Research

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
University of Melbourne, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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cross-sectional dependence, time-series dependence, autocorrelation, Fama-MacBeth, Newey-West, cluster-robust standard errors, cost of capital, credit ratings, conservatism

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CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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CEO Personality, leadership traits, personality measures, Big Five personality, CEO investment choices, CEO financing choices, firm operating performance

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w22435
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago
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Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, governance ratings

Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures: Obfuscation or Information?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Disclosure; Linguistic complexity; Conference calls; Information asymmetry

Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures: Obfuscation or Information?

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2018
Posted: 05 May 2018
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Disclosure, Linguistic Complexity, Conference Calls, Information Asymmetry

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Managing Reputation: Evidence from Biographies of Corporate Directors

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 66, No. 2-3, 2018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Ian D. Gow, Aida Sijamic Wahid and Gwen Yu
University of Melbourne, University of Toronto - Accounting and University of Michigan
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Director monitoring, reputational concerns, strategic disclosure

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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accounting research, causal inferences, study of causal mechanisms, study of causal pathways, econometrics

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, (2016)
Posted: 15 Jul 2016
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Causal inference, accounting research, quasi-experimental methods, structural modeling

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pages 909-950, December 2013
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-14
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

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Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO Succession, Succession Planning, CEO Turnover, CEO Departure, CEO Termination, Board of Directors, CEO Performance, Corporate Governance Research

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Why Do Pro Forma and Street Earnings Not Reflect Changes in GAAP? Evidence from SFAS 123R

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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stock-based compensation, SFAS 123R, non-GAAP earnings, Street earnings, pro forma earnings, earnings forecast exclusions, incentives

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Non-answers during Conference Calls

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-01
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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linguistic analysis, conference calls

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Sneak Preview: How ISS Dictates Equity Plan Design

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-37
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance