Ervin L. Black

Steed School of Accounting

Professor, Rath Chair in Accounting

307 W Brooks

Norman, OK 73019

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Which is More Value-Relevant: Earnings or Cash Flows?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Sep 1998
Ervin L. Black
Steed School of Accounting
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The Long-Term Success of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 May 2001
Thomas A. Carnes, Ervin L. Black and Tomas Jandik
Berry College - Campbell School of Business, Steed School of Accounting and University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business
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Cross-border mergers and acquisitions, international accounting, long-run abnormal returns

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The Market Valuation of Firm Reputation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Steed School of Accounting, Berry College - Campbell School of Business and University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
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Assessing the Relative Informativeness and Permanence of Pro Forma Earnings and Gaap Operating Earnings

JAE Boston Conference October 2002
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation
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pro forma earnings, information content of earnings, persistence of earnings, analysts' forecasts

Assessing the Relative Informativeness and Permanence of Pro Forma Earnings and Gaap Operating Earnings

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 36, Nos. 1-3, pp. 285-319, December 2003
Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation

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pro forma earnings, information content of earnings, persistence of earnings, analysts' forecasts

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Who Trades on Pro Forma Earnings Information?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Sep 2004
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
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Pro forma earnings; corporate disclosure; The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; SEC regulations

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The Use of Non-GAAP Performance Metrics for Compensation Contracting and Financial Reporting

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Smeal College of Business, Penn State
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Non-GAAP earnings; contracting; compensation; performance evaluation

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The Structure of Bank Debt Covenants

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Ervin L. Black and Susan E. Shevlin
Steed School of Accounting and Seattle University
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Earnings Management Relations of Accruals Components: A Multi-Period Setting

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Dec 2003
Ervin L. Black and Brian W. McCulloch
Steed School of Accounting and New Zealand Treasury
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discretionary accruals, earnings management, multi-period setting

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Entrerpreneurial Success: Differing Perceptions of Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists

International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 189-198, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Steed School of Accounting, Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy, Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy and University of South Carolina
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Entrepreneurial success, venture capital funding, traits for success

Empirical Evidence on Recent Trends in Pro Forma Reporting

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Aug 2003
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
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pro forma earnings, street earnings, corporate disclosure, analysts' expectations

Empirical Evidence on Recent Trends in Pro Forma Reporting

Accounting Horizons, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2004
Posted: 19 Dec 2003
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management

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pro forma earnings, street earnings, corporate disclosure, analysts' expectations

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The Effects of Executive Compensation Contracts and Auditor Effort on Pro Forma Reporting Decisions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting
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Pro forma earnings, compensation contracts, long-term performance plans, audit fees, earnings benchmarks, aggressive earnings management

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Analysis of Characteristics Motivating Firms’ IFRS Adoption: Evidence from the European Union

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Victoria Krivogorsky, Jui-Chin Chang and Ervin L. Black
San Diego State University, Texas A&M International University and Steed School of Accounting
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Accounting harmonization, firms’ value, business complexity, corporate governance

Pro Forma Disclosure and Investor Sophistication: External Validation of Experimental Evidence Using Archival Data

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jan 2004
University of Arkansas - Department of Accounting, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting
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Pro forma earnings, investor sophistication, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, complementary research methodologies

Pro Forma Disclosure and Investor Sophistication: External Validation of Experimental Evidence Using Archival Data

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Sep 2006
University of Arkansas - Department of Accounting, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting

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Pro forma earnings, investor sophistication, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, complementary research methodologies

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Is There an Association between Corporate Governance and Firm Diversification? An Empirical Study with Brazilian Companies

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva and Ervin L. Black
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Finance, Accounting and Controllership Department of Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo, Brazil) and Steed School of Accounting
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Corporate Governance, Firm diversification, Agency Problem, Brazilian Firms, Emerging Markets

Has the Regulation of Pro Forma Reporting in the U.S. Changed Investors’ Perceptions of Pro Forma Earnings Disclosures?

Forthcoming, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
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Pro forma earnings, corporate disclosure, The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Has the Regulation of Pro Forma Reporting in the US Changed Investors’ Perceptions of Pro Forma Earnings Disclosures?

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 7‐8, pp. 876-904, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
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pro forma earnings, corporate disclosure, the Sarbanes‐Oxley Act of 2002

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The Influence of Manager-Analyst Interactions on Street Earnings: Evidence from Conference Calls and Excluded Analysts

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Exeter Business School and Yale University School of Management
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non-GAAP performance measures, street earnings, conference calls, earnings press releases, analyst disagreement

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Does Utility Regulation Substitute for Debt Covenants?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2009
Steed School of Accounting, Berry College - Campbell School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Akron - The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
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debt covenants, utilities

The Relevance of Target Accounting Quality to the Long-Term Success of Cross-Border Mergers

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, Nos. 1-2, pp. 139-168, January/March 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Steed School of Accounting, Berry College - Campbell School of Business, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and Mississippi State University - School of Accountancy
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The Relevance of Target Accounting Quality to the Long-Term Success of Cross-Border Mergers

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, No. 1-2, pp. 139-168, January/March 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 May 2007
Steed School of Accounting, Berry College - Campbell School of Business, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and Mississippi State University - School of Accountancy
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Analysts' Forecasts in Asian-Pacific Markets: The Relationship Among Macroeconomic Factors, Accounting Systems, Bias and Accuracy

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 208-227, October 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Ervin L. Black and Thomas A. Carnes
Steed School of Accounting and Berry College - Campbell School of Business
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The Relation Between Earnings Management and Non-GAAP Reporting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2017
Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, New Mexico State University and The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management

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pro forma earnings, accruals, real earnings management, earnings management constraints

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Corporate Governance, Strategy, and Supply Management Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Companies Listed in the SãO Paulo Stock Exchange

International Law & Management Review, Vol. 2, Winter 2005
Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva and Ervin L. Black
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Finance, Accounting and Controllership Department of Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo, Brazil) and Steed School of Accounting

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Corporate Governance, Brazilian Industries, Supply Management, Firm Diversification

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An International Comparison of Income Statement and Balance Sheet Information: Germany, Japan and the U.S.

European Accounting Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003
Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Ervin L. Black and John Joseph White
Steed School of Accounting and Elmhurst College - Center for Business and Economics

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international accounting, value relevance, earnings, book value of equity, Germany, Japan

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Life-Cycle Stage Effects on the Incremental Information Content of Earnings and Cash Flows

Posted: 27 Apr 1998
Ervin L. Black
Steed School of Accounting

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The Informativeness of Financial Accounting Data for Emerging Growth Firms: An Application of the Feltham-Ohlson Model

Posted: 27 Apr 1998
Steed School of Accounting, California State University, Fullerton - Mihaylo College of Business & Economics and University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance

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