Dechun Wang

Texas A&M University

Assisstant Prof.

430 Wehner

College Station, TX 77843-4353

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

The Joint Effect of Investor Protection and Big 4 Audits on Earnings Quality Around the World

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Jere R. Francis and Dechun Wang
Maastricht University and Texas A&M University
Downloads 1,415 (16,006)
Citation 50

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Big 4 auditors, investor protection, earnings quality, accounting conservatism, abnormal accruals, earnings management

The Joint Effect of Investor Protection and Big 4 Audits on Earnings Quality Around the World

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Jere R. Francis and Dechun Wang
Maastricht University and Texas A&M University

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Big 4 auditors, investor protection, earnings quality, accounting conservatism, abnormal accruals, earnings management

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Dual Class Ownership and Tax Avoidance

2011 American Taxation Association Midyear Meeting: JATA Conference
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2011
Sean T. McGuire, Dechun Wang and Ryan J. Wilson
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, Texas A&M University and University of Oregon
Downloads 1,154 (22,214)
Citation 14

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National and Office-Specific Measures of Auditor Industry Expertise and Effects on Audit Quality

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Kenneth John Reichelt and Dechun Wang
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
Downloads 937 (30,015)
Citation 63

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Earnings quality, abnormal accruals, earnings benchmarks, auditor industry expertise, Big 4 accounting firms, modified audit opinions, going-concern audit opinions

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The Impact of Religion on the Going Concern Reporting Decisions of Local Audit Practice Offices

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2015
Thomas C. Omer, Nathan Y. Sharp and Dechun Wang
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
Downloads 800 (37,335)
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religion, professional skepticism, going concern opinions, audit quality

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Internal Control Opinion Shopping and Audit Market Competition

The Accounting Review 91 (2): March 2016, pp. 603-623., Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2503660
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2018
Florida State University, Trinity University, Texas A&M University and University of Kansas
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opinion shopping, internal control, material weakness, audit opinion, audit quality, audit market competition

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The Earnings Quality Information Content of Dividend Policies and Audit Pricing

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2574293
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2018
Bradley Lawson and Dechun Wang
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - School of Accounting and Texas A&M University
Downloads 547 (61,616)
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dividend policy, audit pricing, information content, earnings quality

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Does a Lack of Choice Lead to Lower Quality?: Evidence from Auditor Competition and Client Restatements

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Florida State University, Texas A&M University and University of Kansas
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auditor competition, audit quality, restatements

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The Audit Quality Effects of Small Audit Firm Mergers in the United States

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2635605
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2020
University of Oklahoma, North Carolina A&T State University, Texas A&M University and University of Illinois
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Mergers, public company audit market, audit quality, audit regulation

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An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of the Dodd-Frank Act on Determinants of Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2021
Anwer S. Ahmed, Dechun Wang and Nina Xu
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Texas A&M University and University of Connecticut
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Citation 2

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Dodd-Frank Act; Fundamental information; Credit rating; Default prediction

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Staggered Boards, Corporate Opacity and Firm Value

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
Augustine Duru, Dechun Wang and Yijiang Zhao
American University - Kogod School of Business, Texas A&M University and American University - Kogod School of Business
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Staggered boards, Antitakeover provisions, Corporate opacity, Performance

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In the Spotlight: The Impact of Business Press Coverage on Perceived Big 4 Audit Quality

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Matthew Ege, Dechun Wang and Nina Xu
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, Texas A&M University and University of Connecticut
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Business press coverage; audit quality; Big 4 auditor

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Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Affect Audit Hours and the Effectiveness to Constrain Earnings Management? Evidence from Italy

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming; doi: 10.2308/AJPT-18-061
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2021
University of Parma - Dipartimento di Economia, University of Parma - Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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IFRS, Audit hours, Audit Effort, Earnings Quality, Audit Quality

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Do PCAOB Inspections of Foreign Auditors Affect Global Financial Reporting Comparability?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Matthew Ege, Young Hoon Kim and Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, George Mason University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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PCAOB inspections, earnings comparability, foreign auditors, global financial reporting, audit regulation

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Do PCAOB Inspections of Foreign Auditors Improve Global Financial Reporting Comparability?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
Matthew Ege, Young Hoon Kim and Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, George Mason University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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PCAOB, Comparability, Foreign Auditors

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Do Global Audit Firm Networks Apply Consistent Audit Methodologies Across Jurisdictions? Evidence from Financial Reporting Comparability

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Doi.org/10.2308/tar-2018-0294
Posted: 05 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Matthew Ege, Young Hoon Kim and Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, George Mason University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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Audit Firm Networks, Comparability, Investor Protection, ISAs

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The Impact of Religion on the Going Concern Reporting Decisions of Local Audit Offices

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2759403
Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Thomas C. Omer, Nathan Y. Sharp and Dechun Wang
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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religion, professional skepticism, going concern opinions, audit quality

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Weakened Outside Shareholder Rights in Dual-Class Firms and Timely Loss Reporting

Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE), 9(2) (December 2013): 203-220., Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2318027
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2019
Inder K. Khurana, K. K. Raman and Dechun Wang
University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Texas A&M University

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accounting conservatism, dual-class share structure firms, managerial entrenchment, shareholder rights

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Tax Avoidance: Does Tax-Specific Industry Expertise Make a Difference?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Sean T. McGuire, Thomas C. Omer and Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and Texas A&M University

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tax avoidance, auditor industry expertise, effective tax rate, cash effective tax rate

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Does Mandatory Adoption of IFRS improve Accounting Quality? Preliminary Evidence

Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (4) (2013): 1344-1372
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2015
Anwer S. Ahmed, Michael J. Neel and Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, University of North Texas and Texas A&M University

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IFRS, Accounting quality, Enforcement

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The Impact of PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5 on Audit Fees and Audit Quality

2012. Accounting Horizons 26 (3): 493-511.
Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Dechun Wang and Jian Zhou
Texas A&M University and University of Hawaii at Manoa

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PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5, audit fee, audit quality, internal control

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Does the Threat of Private Litigation Increase the Usefulness of Reported Earnings? International Evidence

Journal of International Accounting Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 21-40, Fall 2006
Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Inder K. Khurana, K. K. Raman and Dechun Wang
University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Texas A&M University

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Litigation risk, Earnings quality, Investor protection, Cross-border analysis

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Founding Family Ownership and Earnings Quality

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Dechun Wang
Texas A&M University

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family ownership, corporate governance, earnings quality, abnormal accruals, earnings informativeness, persistence, transitory gains and losses, conservatism