Paul Ma

University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor

19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

http://www.paulma.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Search Based Peer Firms: Aggregating Investor Perceptions through Internet Co-Searches

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 128, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-048
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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peer firm, EDGAR search traffic, revealed preference, co-search, industry classification

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The Search for Peer Firms: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-032, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-46, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School (HBS)
Downloads 1,316 (18,995)
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peer firm, performance benchmarking, EDGAR co-search, analyst co-coverage, wisdom of crowds, crowd of crowds

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Relative Performance Benchmarks: Do Boards Follow the Informativeness Principle?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-039
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
University of Minnesota, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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Executive compensation; relative performance evaluation; relative TSR; common shock filtration; systematic risk; search-based peers; board of directors; corporate governance; compensation consultants

4.

Strategic Disclosure Misclassification

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and University of Minnesota
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Information Overload; Materality Threshold; Disclosure Misclassification; Voluntary Disclosure; 8-K; Latent Dirichlet Allocation

5.

How Often Do Managers Withhold Information?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Minnesota and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
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voluntary disclosure, management forecasts, information endowment, strategic withholding, structural estimation, disclosure cost

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rTSR: Properties, Determinants, and Consequences of Benchmark Choice

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-112
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
University of Minnesota, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School (HBS)
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Relative TSR; Measurement error; Systematic risk; Compensation consultants; Style effects; Benchmark salience

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Information in Mandatory and Voluntary Earnings Announcement Date Forecasts

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-20
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Mary E. Barth, Greg Clinch and Paul Ma
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Macquarie Business School and University of Minnesota
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forecasts of earnings announcement dates, mandatory forecasting, private information precision, voluntary disclosure, informational tradeoffs

8.

Comparing Location Decisions of Domestic and Foreign Auto Supplier Plants

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago - Center for Urban Real Estate and University of Minnesota
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Auto supplier industry, plant locations, agglomeration

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The Limits and Consequences of Population Policy: Evidence from China's Wan Xi Shao Campaign

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Dec 2020
Stanford University, University of Minnesota, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Stanford University - School of Medicine and City University of New York (CUNY)
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demographic transition, fertility, sex selection, postnatal selection

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The Limits and Consequences of Population Policy: Evidence from China's Wan Xi Shao Campaign

NBER Working Paper No. w25130
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Stanford University, University of Minnesota, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Stanford University - School of Medicine and City University of New York (CUNY)
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