Wayne R. Guay

University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Yageo Professor of Accounting

3641 Locust Walk

1329 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

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Citation 187

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Wayne R. Guay, John E. Core and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Citation 186

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Executive compensation; Stock options; Equity incentives; Corporate governance

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Citation 187

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Executive compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

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Citation 111

How Much do Firms Hedge with Derivatives?

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Mar 2001
Wayne R. Guay and S.P. Kothari
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 111

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derivatives, hedging, risk management, risk exposure

How Much do Firms Hedge with Derivatives?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Wayne R. Guay and S.P. Kothari
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,771 (7,007)
Citation 111

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Derivatives; Hedging; Risk management; Exposure

How Much Do Firms Hedge with Derivatives?

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Wayne R. Guay and S.P. Kothari
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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risk management, derivatives instruments, hedging

Estimating the Value of Employee Stock Option Portfolios and Their Sensitivities to Price and Volatility

Posted: 10 Nov 1998
Wayne R. Guay and John E. Core
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Estimating the Value of Employee Stock Option Portfolios and their Sensitivities to Price and Volatility

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Wayne R. Guay and John E. Core
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Employee stock options; Incentives; Executive compensation

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Properties of Implied Cost of Capital Using Analysts' Forecasts

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 36, p. 125, 2011, MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4422-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Wayne R. Guay, S.P. Kothari and Susan Shu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Cost of Capital, Implied Cost of Capital, Analysts' Forecasts, Discount Rate

Discussion of Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 2,625 (3,558)
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Capital markets; Market efficiency; Anomalies; Valuation; Fundamental analysis

Discussion of Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers

As published in Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 38, Supplement, 2000
Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Capital markets; Market efficiency; Anomalies; Valuation; Fundamental analysis

Does Weak Governance Cause Weak Stock Returns? An Examination of Firm Operating Performance and Investors' Expectations

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Minnesota
Downloads 2,545 (3,733)
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Corporate Governance, Market Efficiency, Analysts

Does Weak Governance Cause Weak Stock Returns? An Examination of Firm Operating Performance and Investors' Expectations

Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 2, April 2006
Posted: 19 Jan 2005
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Minnesota

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Corporate governance, market efficiency, analysts

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Is U.S. CEO Compensation Inefficient Pay Without Performance?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-05, 103 Michigan Law Review 1142 (2005)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Randall S. Thomas
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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CEO compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

Stock market anomalies: What can we learn from repurchases and insider trading?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2004
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Accruals, SUE, share repurchases, insider trading

Stock Market Anomalies: What Can We Learn from Repurchases and Insider Trading?

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 49-70, 2006
Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Accruals, SUE, share repurchases, insider trading

The Economic Dilution of Employee Stock Options: Diluted EPS for Valuation and Financial Reporting

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Oct 1999
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and S.P. Kothari
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,310 (4,404)
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The Economic Dilution of Employee Stock Options: Diluted EPS for Valuation and Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Mar 2002
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and S.P. Kothari
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Employee stock options, Dilution, Diluted earnings per share, Earnings response coefficients, Equity valuation

Market Valuations in the New Economy: An Investigation of What has Changed

JAE Boston Conference June 2001
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Mar 2001
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Andrew Van Buskirk
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems
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Market Valuations in the New Economy: An Investigation of what has Changed

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 34, No. 1-3, pp. 43-67, January 2003
Posted: 04 Mar 2003
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Andrew Van Buskirk
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems

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capital markets, equity valuation, New Economy

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Citation 158

Stock Option Plans for Non-Executive Employees

EFA 0419
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2000
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 158

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Stock Option Plans for Non-Executive Employees

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Dec 2000
Wayne R. Guay and John E. Core
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,026 (16,757)
Citation 158

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Employee stock options, Compensation, Equity incentives

Stock Option Plans for Non-Executive Employees

Journal of Financial Economics
Posted: 08 Dec 2000
Wayne R. Guay and John E. Core
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Employee stock options, Compensation, Equity incentives

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The Role of Information and Financial Reporting in Corporate Governance and Debt Contracting

Number of pages: 174 Posted: 21 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Chris Armstrong, Wayne R. Guay and Joseph Weber
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 67

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financial accounting, corporate governance, board structure, contracting, executive compensation, debt contracts, informal contracts

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Citation 56

The Power of the Pen and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Citation 56

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press, media, executive compensation, corporate governance

The Power of the Pen and Executive Compensation

Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 88, No. 1 (April, 2008), pp. 1-25
Posted: 17 Sep 2007
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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press, media, executive compensation, corporate governance

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The Other Side of the Trade-Off: The Impact of Risk on Executive Compensation: A Revised Comment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2001
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 44

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incentives, risk, uncertainty, standard agency model, managerial ownership

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Citation 58

Is Accruals Quality a Priced Risk Factor?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 1,537 (8,879)
Citation 58

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Asset pricing tests, Accruals quality, Information risk, Portfolio theory and diversification

Is Accruals Quality a Priced Risk Factor?

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 2-22, 2008
Posted: 23 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Asset-pricing tests, Accruals quality, Information risk, Portfolio theory and diversification

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Tax Aggressiveness and Corporate Transparency

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
London Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,485 (3,665)
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Tax aggressiveness, tax planning, information content, earnings quality

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Are Performance Measures Other Than Price Important to CEO Incentives?

EFA 0418
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2000
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,404 (10,055)
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Are Us CEOS Paid More than UK CEOS? Inferences from Risk-Adjusted Pay

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Martin J. Conyon, John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Lancaster University - Management School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,354 (9,847)
Citation 27

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CEO compensation, equity incentives, corporate governance, international comparisons

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Conservative Disclosure

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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financial reporting, conservatism, timeliness of loss and gain recognition, contracting, corporate governance, debt contracts

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The Use of Equity Grants to Manage Optimal Equity Incentive Levels

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 305

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Have the Tax Benefits of Debt Been Overestimated?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Jennifer L. Blouin, John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,130 (11,203)
Citation 16

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capital structure, debt, marginal tax rates, corporate taxes

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Is There a Case for Regulating Executive Pay in the Financial Services Industry?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,114 (12,479)
Citation 11

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executive compensation, equity incentives, corporate governance, regulation, financial services industry

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The Cash Flow Permanence and Information Content of Dividend Increases vs. Repurchases

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 1999
Wayne R. Guay and Jarrad Harford
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Washington
Downloads 1,075 (15,304)
Citation 86

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Price vs. Non-Price Performance Measures in Optimal CEO Compensation Contracts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 971 (18,243)
Citation 58

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agency theory, cash pay, total compensation, equity incentives

Price vs. Non-price Performance Measures in Optimal CEO Compensation Contracts

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jun 2003
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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agency theory, cash pay, total compensation, equity incentives

The Role of the Business Press as an Information Intermediary

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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Business Press, Information Asymmetry, Information Intermediaries, Earnings Announcements

The Role of the Business Press as an Information Intermediary

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 48, No. 1, March 2010
Posted: 23 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business

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Business Press, Information Asymmetry, Information Intermediaries, Earnings Announcement

Discussion of: Real Investment Implications of Employee Stock Option Exercises

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2002
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Employee stock options; Share repurchases; Earnings per share; Payout policy; Investment; Capital expenditures; Corporate finance

Discussion of: Real Investment Implications of Employee Stock Option Exercises

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 40, No. 2, May 2002
Posted: 11 Mar 2002
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Employee stock options; Share repurchases; Earnings per share; Payout policy; Investment; Capital expenditures; Corporate finance

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Discussion of Ball and Shivakumar (2005): The Role of Accruals in Asymmetrically Timely Gain and Loss Recognition

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Dec 2005
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 860 (16,390)
Citation 1

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conservatism, expected accruals, discretionary accruals

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Is Pay Too High and are Incentives Too Low? A Wealth-Based Contracting Framework

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 821 (22,192)
Citation 6

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executive compensation, equity incentives, corporate governance, regulation

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Discussion of an Economic Framework For Conservative Accounting and Bushman and Piotroski (2006)

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 814 (20,993)
Citation 53

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Financial reporting, conservatism, timeliness of loss and gain recognition, international accounting, political and legal institutions, contracting, compensation and incentives, debt contracts

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When Contracts Require Risk-Averse Executives to Hold Equity: Implications for Option Valuation and Relative Performance Evaluation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 May 2001
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 786 (23,856)
Citation 15

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Stock options, Option valuation, Contracting, Equity incentives, Managerial compensation, Managerial ownership

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Do Independent Directors Cause Improvements in Firm Transparency?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Chris Armstrong, John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Is U.S. CEO Compensation Broken?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, Fall 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-29
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Dec 2005
John E. Core, Randall S. Thomas and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 689 (28,542)
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CEO, compensation, corporate governance, incentives

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Conservative Financial Reporting, Debt Covenants, and the Agency Costs of Debt

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 668 (28,752)
Citation 10

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financial reporting, accounting conservatism, contracting, corporate governance, debt contracts, debt covenants

Agency Problems of Excess Endowment Holdings in Not-for-Profit Firms

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 658 (31,958)
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Corporate governance, not-for-profit, non-profit, executive compensation, cash holdings, endowment, agency problems

Agency Problems of Excess Endowment Holdings in Not-for-Profit Firms

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 307-333, 2006
Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Corporate governance, Not-for-profit, Cash holdings, Endowment, Agency problems

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When Efficient Contracts Require Risk-Averse Executives to Hold Equity: Implications for Option Valuation, for Relative Performance Evaluation, and for the Corporate Governance Debate

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 03-32
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Aug 2003
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 652 (31,198)
Citation 18

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stock options, option valuation, contracting, equity incentives, managerial compensation, managerial ownership

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The Influence of Corporate Risk Exposures on the Accuracy of Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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risk exposures, risk management, analysts' forecasts, interest rate risk, exchange rate risk, commodity price risk, risk disclosures

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Discussion of Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 498 (44,860)
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Corporate Governance, Accounting Discretion, Earnings Management, Decision Rights Allocation

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The Role of Information and Financial Reporting in Corporate Governance: A Review of the Evidence and the Implications for Banking Firms and the Financial Services Industry

Economic Policy Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Independent and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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financial accounting; corporate governance; board structure; contracting; executive compensation; informal contracts; financial institutions; information asymmetry; corporate transparency

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Guiding Through the Fog: Financial Statement Complexity and Voluntary Disclosure

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Wayne R. Guay, Delphine Samuels and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Accounting and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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financial statement complexity, voluntary disclosure, information environment

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Why Do CEOs Hold So Much Equity?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
Chris Armstrong, John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 262 (48,900)

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executive compensation, CEO equity incentives, corporate governance

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Adapt or Perish: Evidence of CEO Adaptability to Industry Shocks

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2015
Wayne R. Guay, Daniel J. Taylor and Jason J. Xiao
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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CEO adaptability, strategic industry shocks, CEO turnover, top management turnover, CEO entrenchment, agency

Properties of Implied Cost of Capital Using Analysts’ Forecasts

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Wayne R. Guay, S.P. Kothari and Susan Shu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Properties of Implied Cost of Capital Using Analysts’ Forecasts

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Wayne R. Guay, S.P. Kothari and Susan Shu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Citation 62

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implied cost of capital, earnings forecasts, expected returns, analysts’ forecasts

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Identification and Generalizability in Accounting Research: A Discussion of Christensen, Floyd, Liu, and Maffett (2017)

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Stephen Glaeser and Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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causal inference; accounting research; quasi-experimental methods; generalizability

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The Role of Executive Cash Bonuses in Providing Individual and Team Incentives

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Wayne R. Guay, John D. Kepler and David Tsui
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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executive compensation, managerial incentives, pay-performance sensitivity

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The Role of Financial Reporting and Transparency in Corporate Governance

Economic Policy Review, Issue Aug, pp. 107-128, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2017
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Independent and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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financial accounting, corporate governance, board structure, contracting, executive compensation, informal contracts, financial institutions, information asymmetry, corporate transparency

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Is CEO Pay Too High and are Incentives Too Low? A Wealth-Based Contracting Framework

Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol. 24, No. 1, February 2010, 10.5465/AMP.2010.50304413
Posted: 21 Mar 2013
John E. Core and Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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financial crisis, economics, executive pay, incentives, CEO, wealth, salary, chief executive officers, executive, compensation, incentive awards, performance awards, wealth, corporate profits

The Usefulness of Long-Term Accruals

Abacus, No. 37, pp. 110–131, 2001 ,
Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Wayne R. Guay and Baljit K. Sidhu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting

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Accrual accounting, accruals, cash flows, corporate performance, long-term, short-term

The Usefulness of Long-Term Accruals

Abacus, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Wayne R. Guay and Baljit K. Sidhu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting

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Accrual accounting, Accruals, Cash flows, Corporate performance, Long term, Short term

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Discussion of Ramanna and Roychowdhury (2010): Elections and Discretionary Accruals: Evidence from 2004

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 48, No. 2, May 2010
Posted: 14 May 2010
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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accounting information, accruals management, campaign contributions, discretionary accruals, earnings management, election outcomes, political currency, political economy, political process

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Accounting for Employee Stock Options

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Mar 2003
Wayne R. Guay, S.P. Kothari and Richard G. Sloan
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Accounting Group

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Accounting for Employee Stock Options, Stock Option Expense, Diluted Earnings Per Share

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The Cash-Flow Permanence and Information Content of Dividend Increases Versus Repurchases

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 57, Iss. 3, September 1, 2000
Posted: 10 Apr 2001
Wayne R. Guay and Jarrad Harford
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Washington

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Payout policy; Stock repurchase; Buy-back; Payout choice; Dividend signaling

51.

The Role of Short- versus Long-Term Accruals: A Re- Assessment and Extension

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 95-27
Posted: 15 Jul 1998
Wayne R. Guay and Baljit K. Sidhu
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting

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52.

A Market-Based Evaluation of Discretionary-Accrual Models

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 96-01
Posted: 05 Jul 1998
Wayne R. Guay, S.P. Kothari and Ross L. Watts
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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53.

The Impact of Derivatives on Firm Risk: An Empirical Examination of New Derivative Users

Posted: 16 Jun 1997
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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54.

Compensation, Convexity, and the Incentives to Manage Risk: An Empirical Analysis

Posted: 13 Jun 1997
Wayne R. Guay
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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