David F. Larcker

Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting

Graduate School of Business

518 Memorial Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

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
Downloads 5,872 (845)
Citation 186

Abstract:

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
Downloads 5,140 (1,070)
Citation 187

Abstract:

Executive compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

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How Important is Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
David F. Larcker, Scott A. Richardson and A. Irem Tuna
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 7,874 (418)
Citation 48

Abstract:

Corporate governance

3.

Detecting Deceptive Discussions in Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 495-540, 2012 , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
David F. Larcker and Anastasia A. Zakolyukina
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 6,022 (822)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Deception, Restatements, Linguistic Analysis

Subjectivity and the Weighting of Performance Measures: Evidence from a Balanced Scorecard

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 May 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 4,821 (1,207)
Citation 77

Abstract:

balanced scorecard, subjective performance measures, non-financial performance measurement

Subjectivity and the Weighting of Performance Measures: Evidence from a Balanced Scorecard

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Jul 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

Abstract:

balanced scorecard, subjective performance measures, non-financial performance measurement

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Corporate Governance, Accounting Outcomes, and Organizational Performance

Accounting Review, October 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
David F. Larcker, Scott A. Richardson and A. Irem Tuna
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 4,422 (1,191)
Citation 121

Abstract:

corporate governance, earnings quality, firm performance, principal component analysis, recursive partitioning

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Assessing Empirical Research in Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Managaement Perspective

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 14 Jan 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,329 (1,987)
Citation 76

Abstract:

On the Use of Instrumental Variables in Accounting Research

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota
Downloads 3,248 (2,371)
Citation 167

Abstract:

Endogeneity, instrumental variables, disclosure, cost of capital

On the Use of Instrumental Variables in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2009
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota

Abstract:

Endogeneity, instrumental variables, disclosure, cost of capital

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Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,570 (2,609)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, governance structure, executive compensation, pay-for-performance, say-on-pay, CEO succession, corporate governance regulations, corporate governance research, corporate governance best practices

9.

The Incentives for Tax Planning

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 53, Issues 1–2, (Feb–April 2012): 391-411. , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 56, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2032,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Chris Armstrong, Jennifer L. Blouin and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,343 (2,832)
Citation 33

Abstract:

tax director incentives, effective tax rate, book-tax difference

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Performance Implications of Strategic Performance Measurement in Financial Services Firms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 May 2003
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Taylor Randall
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - School of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 2,066 (4,193)
Citation 59

Abstract:

balanced scorecard, strategic performance measurement, non-financial performance measurement

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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
Downloads 1,925 (5,861)
Citation 56

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

press, media, executive compensation, corporate governance

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Stock Options, Restricted Stock, and Incentives

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2004
Richard A. Lambert and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,925 (4,750)
Citation 35

Abstract:

Stock options, agency models, incentives

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Corporate Governance, Incentives, and Tax Avoidance

Journal of Accounting and Economics 60 (August 2015): 1–17., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 136,
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,895 (3,423)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Tax aggressiveness, FIN 48, tax avoidance, CEO incentives, corporate governance

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Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 1, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 98, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Robert Daines, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,794 (5,899)
Citation 31

Abstract:

corporate governance, governance ratings

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Corporate Governance, Fees for Non-audit Services and Accrual Choices

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 May 2003
David F. Larcker and Scott A. Richardson
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and AQR Capital Management, LLC
Downloads 1,618 (7,779)
Citation 13

Abstract:

corporate governance, earnings quality, accruals, audit quality, non-audit services

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Back Door Links Between Directors and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - School of Communication and London Business School
Downloads 1,606 (7,502)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Interlocks, executive compensation, network analysis

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Chief Executive Officer Equity Incentives and Accounting Irregularities

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 4, Journal of Accounting Research, Chicago, Vol. 48, No. 2, p. 225, May 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,528 (7,871)
Citation 77

Abstract:

equity incentives, accounting restatements, propensity score matching

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Economic Characteristics, Corporate Governance, and the Influence of Compensation Consultants on Executive Pay Levels

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 15, Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2012
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Chris Armstrong, Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,527 (8,916)
Citation 13

Abstract:

corporate governance, executive compensation, compensation consultants

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The Market Reaction to Corporate Governance Regulation

Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 101, Issue 2, August 2011, Pages 431–448, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 82,
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
David F. Larcker, Gaizka Ormazabal and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,493 (6,715)
Citation 24

Abstract:

corporate governance, executive compensation, proxy access, SEC regulation

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Outsourcing Shareholder Voting to Proxy Advisory Firms

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1 (February 2015), pp. 173-204, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 119, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-27 (2105R), IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP1096-E
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Gaizka Ormazabal
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 1,468 (6,672)
Citation 3

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms, say-on-pay, institutional shareholder voting

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CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,416 (9,881)

Abstract:

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
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago
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Ten Myths of 'Say on Pay'

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,374 (7,768)
Citation 1

Abstract:

say on pay, executive compensation, equity awards, equity compensation, performance-based pay, executive pay, corporate governance

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Seven Myths of Executive Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-17
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,201 (11,377)

Abstract:

corporate governance research, executive compensation, pay for performance, incentives, equity pay

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Corporate Governance and the Information Content of Insider Trades

Journal of Accounting Research 49 (Dec 2011): 1249-1274., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Alan D. Jagolinzer, David F. Larcker and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,184 (13,434)
Citation 6

Abstract:

corporate governance, insider trading, insider trading policies, general counsel, restricted trade windows

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The Relation between Equity Incentives and Misreporting: The Role of Risk-Taking Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 109 (August 2013): 327-350., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 126, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,126 (14,515)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Equity Incentives, Executive Compensation, Misreporting, Earnings Management, Restatements, SEC Enforcement Actions

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Corporate Governance According to Charles T. Munger

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-38
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 949 (13,542)

Abstract:

corporate governance systems, role of trust in governance, incentives and control, high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure

The Structure and Performance Consequences of Equity Grants to Employees of New Economy Firms

JAE Boston Conference June 2001
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2002
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 927 (19,138)
Citation 127

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The Structure and Performance Consequences of Equity Grants to Employees of New Economy Firms

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 34, Nos. 1-3, pp. 89-127, January 2003
Posted: 05 Feb 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

management compensation, stock option, incentive

Performance Consequences of Mandatory Increases in Executive Stock Ownership

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2000
John E. Core and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 920 (19,351)
Citation 101

Abstract:

Managerial ownership; Corporate governance; Financial performance

Performance Consequences of Mandatory Increases in Executive Stock Ownership

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Nov 2001
John E. Core and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Managerial ownership; Corporate governance; Financial performance

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Timing of Employee Stock Option Exercises and the Cost of Stock Option Grants

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 919 (18,776)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Option expense, employee option exercise, SFAS 123, stock option cost, survival analysis

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Determinants Of Performance Measure Choices In Worker Incentive Plans

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 905 (18,983)
Citation 22

Abstract:

performance measures, compensation plans, non-management employees

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Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 810 (23,804)

Abstract:

Board of directors, CEO, chief executive officer, independent chairman, independence standards, leadership, board structure, corporate governance research

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Stock Options and Chief Executive Officer Compensation

Operations Research, Vol. 58, No. 4, Part 2 of 2, July–August 2010, pp. 1090–1106, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 27,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 May 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Chris Armstrong, David F. Larcker and Che-Lin Su
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 725 (26,297)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Stock Options, Incentives, Agency Model

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 697 (28,946)

Abstract:

Political Connections; Insider Trading; Financial Crisis; Troubled Asset Relief Program; Capital Purchase Program

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12153
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Political Connections; Insider Trading; Financial Crisis; Troubled Asset Relief

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Proxy Advisory Firms and Stock Option Repricing

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 56, No. Issues 2–3, November–December 2013, Pages 149-169, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 100,
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Gaizka Ormazabal
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 671 (27,976)
Citation 3

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

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What is CEO Talent Worth?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 653 (27,640)

Abstract:

executive compensation, CEO compensation, incentives

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pages 909-950, December 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 112, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Chris Armstrong, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 611 (34,646)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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, Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2013
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Chris Armstrong, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

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Performance-Based Compensation in Professional Service Firms

Organizational Economics of Health Care Conference 2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Mina Pizzini
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Texas State University, San Marcos - College of Business Administration
Downloads 611 (32,206)

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Performance-Based Incentives for Internal Monitors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 76 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2052
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 596 (32,400)
Citation 4

Abstract:

performance-based incentives, internal monitors, general counsel, accounting irregularities

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The Adoption and Characteristics of Performance Stock Option Grants

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Purdue University - Department of Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 582 (35,517)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Stock options, premium stock options, performance-based vesting

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Lehman Brothers: Peeking Under the Board Facade

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-03
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 567 (31,514)

Abstract:

board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Peter C. Reiss
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 531 (41,700)

Abstract:

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), Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-36
Posted: 15 Jul 2016
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Peter C. Reiss
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

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

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The Stock Market’s Pricing of Customer Satisfaction

Marketing Science, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 826-835, September-October 2009, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 513 (40,918)
Citation 2

Abstract:

customer satisfaction

43.

Tesla Motors: The Evolution of Governance from Inception to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-15
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 512 (20,526)

Abstract:

Tesla, corporate governance, IPO, governance structure, board of directors, antitakeover protections, executive compensation

44.

Pro Forma Earnings: What's Wrong with GAAP?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-09
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 512 (34,050)

Abstract:

GAAP, non-GAAP accounting, transparency, financial statements, financial reporting, corporate governance

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Trust: The Unwritten Contract In Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-34
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 495 (36,409)

Abstract:

high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure, corporate culture

46.

Is a Powerful CEO Good or Bad for Shareholders?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 28
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 488 (33,323)

Abstract:

corporate governance. chief executive officer, power dynamics, leadership

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Financial Manipulation: Words Don't Lie

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-07
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 478 (41,457)

Abstract:

transparency, disclosure, accounting restatements, corporate governance

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Berkshire Hathaway: The Role of Trust in Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 473 (35,451)

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Governance Structure, Management Integrity, Risk Management

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Leadership Challenges at Hewlett-Packard: Through the Looking Glass

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 443 (40,558)

Abstract:

CEO succession, board of directors, corporate governance, Hewlett-Packard succession, strategy and risk

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Lululemon: A Sheer Debacle in Risk Management

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-41, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
David F. Larcker, Sarah M. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 422 (28,690)

Abstract:

social media, social media monitoring, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

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Director Networks: Good for the Director, Good for Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-08
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 418 (47,470)
Citation 1

Abstract:

interlocking directorates, board networks, board of directors, corporate governance

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Separation Anxiety: The Impact of CEO Divorce on Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-36
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 416 (36,409)

Abstract:

CEO divorce, executive divorce, disclosure, transparency

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Monitoring Risks Before They Go Viral: Is it Time for the Board to Embrace Social Media?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
David F. Larcker, Sarah M. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 394 (42,530)

Abstract:

social media, board of director oversight, reputation, reputational risks, corporate governance

54.

CEO Succession Planning: Who’s Behind Door Number One?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 378 (52,024)
Citation 1

Abstract:

succession planning, disclosure, board of directors, corporate governance

55.

Endogenous Selection and Moral Hazard in Executive Compensation Contracts

Operation Research Part-2, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1090-1106, July-August 2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, David F. Larcker and Che-Lin Su
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 378 (59,535)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Generalized Principal Agent Model, Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard, Executive Compensation, Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints

56.

Sensitivity of CEO Wealth to Stock Price: A New Tool for Assessing Pay for Performance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-10
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 368 (59,535)

Abstract:

pay for performance, compensation, risk management, corporate governance

57.

CEO Health Disclosure at Apple: A Public or Private Matter

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-12
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 360 (54,382)

Abstract:

CEO succession, enterprise risk, disclosure & transparency

58.

Sudden Death of a CEO: Are Companies Prepared When Lightening Strikes?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-24
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 355 (45,910)

Abstract:

CEO succession, succession planning, corporate governance

59.

Do ISS Voting Recommendations Create Shareholder Value?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 333 (63,251)
Citation 1

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

60.

Where Experts Get it Wrong: Independence vs. Leadership in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 32
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 332 (62,678)

Abstract:

corporate governance, CEO and executive leadership, CEO personality, CEO-Chairman duality

61.

Institutional Shareholder Services: The Uninvited Guest at the Equity Table

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-01
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 331 (70,530)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, proxy voting, proxy access, corporate governance ratings

62.

Are Current CEOs the Best Board Members?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 326 (66,096)

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, CEOs as board members, decision-making

63.

Seven Myths of CEO Succession

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-39
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Mar 2014
David F. Larcker, Stephen A. Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 323 (49,930)

Abstract:

corporate governance, CEO succession, succession planning, succession planning myths, board of directors

64.

Trust and Consequences: A Survey of Berkshire Hathaway Operating Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-52, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 306 (81,838)

Abstract:

Trust, decentralization, autonomy, ethics, corporate governance

65.

Follow the Money: Compensation, Risk, and the Financial Crisis

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-43, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 305 (55,774)

Abstract:

2008 financial crisis, risk-taking incentives, executive compensation, board of directors risk oversight, risk tolerance, financial incentives, corporate governance

66.

What Does it Mean for an Executive to 'Make' $1 Million?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-22
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 296 (76,830)

Abstract:

corporate governance, executive compensation, earned versus realized pay, Black Scholes

67.

Does the Composition of a Company's Shareholder Base Really Matter?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-42
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Anne Beyer, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 288 (55,946)

Abstract:

shareholder base, shareholder investment horizon, managing the shareholder base, shareholder influence, shareholder composition, corporate governance, long-term or short-term shareholders

68.

Risk Management Breakdown at AXA Rosenberg: The Curious Case of a Quant Manager Trusted Too Much

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 33
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 268 (82,764)

Abstract:

risk management, board of directors' oversight, governance structure, personality factors, separation and control, corporate governance

69.

And Then a Miracle Happens!: How Do Proxy Advisory Firms Develop Their Voting Recommendations?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 31
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 268 (71,029)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, proxy advisors, proxy voting, proxy advisory services

70.

Scarlet Letter: Are the CEOs and Directors of Failed Companies ‘Tainted’?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 260 (86,705)

Abstract:

corporate board of directors, governance failures, shareholders, ethics violations

71.

Pioneering Women on Boards: Pathways of the First Female Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-35
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 240 (84,065)

Abstract:

women on boards, diversity, board of directors, corporate boards, board diversity, corporate governance, gender, women, directors

72.

The NCAA Adopts 'Dodd-Frank': A Fable

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-20
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 235 (105,155)

Abstract:

Dodd-Frank, corporate governance regulations, NCAA

73.

Pledge (and Hedge) Allegiance to the Company

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 235 (83,100)
Citation 1

Abstract:

executive compensation, equity hedging, equity pledging, hedging, pledging

74.

Union Activism: Do Union Pension Funds Act Solely in the Interest of Beneficiaries?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 230 (97,550)
Citation 1

Abstract:

union pensions funds, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, corporate governance, retirement assets, proxy process

75.

Fixed or Contingent: How Should 'Governance Monitors' Be Paid?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 219 (116,732)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, executive compensation, executive pay, fixed or contingent pay, general counsel, governance monitors

76.

A Historical Look at Compensation and Disclosure: Cool and Refreshing!

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 201 (111,730)

Abstract:

board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

77.

The Ideal Proxy Statement

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-47, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 198 (97,917)

Abstract:

annual proxy statement, DEF14a, shareholders, institutional investors, corporate disclosure, say on pay disclosure

78.

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
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 181 (125,697)

Abstract:

proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance

79.

How Important is Culture?: An Inside Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-48 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 171 (75,520)

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage, Organizational Culture, Corporate Governance, Culture Models, Organizational Leadership

80.

Pro Forma Compensation: Useful Insight or Window Dressing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-50, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Youfei Xiao
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 161 (81,263)

Abstract:

pro forma compensation, realized and realizable pay, compensation disclosures, pay for performance disclosures, GAAP and non-GAAP earnings

81.

Shareholder Lawsuits: Where is the Line between Legitimate and Frivolous?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 160 (134,292)

Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder lawsuits, shareholder litigation, proxy voting, say-on-pay, executive compensation

82.

The Effects of Contract Design and Implementation Practices on Worker Incentive Plan Outcomes

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2008
Francesca Franco, Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
London Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 160 (147,957)

Abstract:

worker incentives; performance measurement; implementation of incentive plans

83.

What Can For-Profit and Nonprofit Boards Learn from Each Other About Improving Governance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-49, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 150 (79,839)

Abstract:

nonprofit boards, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit perfvormance measurement ,nonfinancial metrics, for profit firms

84.

Josh Hardy and the #SaveJosh Army: How Corporate Risk Escalates and Accelerates Through Social Media

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
David F. Larcker, Sarah M. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 149 (125,697)

Abstract:

social media, social media monitoring, social media risks, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

85.

Proxy Access: A Sheep, or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 146 (153,501)
Citation 1

Abstract:

proxy access, shareholder democracy, corporate governance

86.

The Handpicked CEO Successor

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-45, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-3
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
David F. Larcker, Stephen A. Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 129 (128,145)

Abstract:

CEO succession, succession planning, handpicked successors, corporate governance

87.

A Meeting of the Minds: How Do Companies Distribute Knowledge and Workload Across Board Committees?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-46, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Christina Zhu
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 121 (133,661)

Abstract:

board of directors, board committees, board committee overlap, board committees and shared knowledge, corporate governance

88.

The Resignation of David Sokol: Mountain or Molehill for Berkshire Hathaway?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-14
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 114 (190,893)

Abstract:

corporate governance, insider trading, transparency and disclosure

89.

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, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (98,326)

Abstract:

CEO Succession, Succession Planning, CEO Turnover, CEO Departure, CEO Termination, Board of Directors, CEO Performance, Corporate Governance Research

90.

An Activist View of CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-65, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (33,172)

Abstract:

Compensation, Executive Compensation, Pay for Performance, Equity, Incentives, Realizable Pay, Performance Measurement, Corporate Governance Research

91.

From Boardroom to C-Suite: Why Would a Company Pick a Current Director as CEO?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. 64, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (139,207)

Abstract:

Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, emergency CEO, interim CEO, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

92.

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP63 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
The Miles Group, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (80,664)

Abstract:

Board of directors, board evaluations, boardroom dynamics, board performance, board culture, coaching, succession planning, leadership, corporate governance research

93.

Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
David F. Larcker, Stephen A. Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (92,329)

Abstract:

Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, coaching, talent development, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

94.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
David F. Larcker, Brendan Sheehan and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (114,232)

Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research, proxy advisory firms

95.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (101,259)

Abstract:

Proxy voting, shareholder resolutions, Rule 14a-8, activists, activism, shareholder activism, board of directors, annual meeting, corporate governance research

96.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (100,399)

Abstract:

Board of directors, CEO bad behavior, CEO misconduct, tone at the top, culture, recidivism, leadership, unethical behavior, conflicts of interest, sexual relations, abusive language, arrogance, hubris, corporate governance research

97.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (71,751)

Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, risk management, corporate governance research

98.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (125,109)

Abstract:

: Corporate Governance, Culture, Organizational Culture, Compensation, Profit Sharing, Open Books Policy, Employee Satisfaction, Leadership, Real Estate

99.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (113,219)

Abstract:

Corporate governance, risk management, ethics, agency problems, agency costs, CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, compensation committees, board of directors, independent board, CEO succession, corporate governance research

100.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (51,139)

Abstract:

CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research

101.

Corporate Governance Data and Measures Revisited

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 211, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-60
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
David F. Larcker, Peter C. Reiss and Youfei Xiao
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 0 (29,264)

Abstract:

corporate governance provisions, antitakeover provisions, impact on shareholder value, Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC)

102.

Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (14,427)

Abstract:

Board of directors, staggered board, classified board, independent director, independence standards, director interlocks, governance quality, director liability, indemnification, corporate governance research

103.

Keller Williams Realty (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. HR-29B
Posted: 17 Feb 2011
David F. Larcker, James Baron and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage

104.

Baker Hughes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-18
Posted: 31 Aug 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate governance, Bribery. Corruption, Control systems, Risk Management

105.

Boardroom Centrality and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 55(2-3): 225-250 (April-May 2013), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
David F. Larcker, Eric C. So and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (150,291)
Citation 5

Abstract:

board of director networks, analyst forecasts, market efficiency

106.

Multimillionaire Matchmaker: An Inside Look at CEO Succession Planning

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-21
Posted: 21 Apr 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Labor Markets, CEO, Succession Planning

107.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -20B
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

108.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (A)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-20A
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

109.

Equity on Demand: The Netflix Approach to Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -19
Posted: 05 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Allan L. McCall
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

compensation, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Human Resources Management, employee stock ownership

110.

Sovereign Bancorp and Relational Investors: The Role of the Activist Hedge Fund

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -06
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

activists, Corporate Governance

111.

The Management of Berkshire Hathaway; Case Number: CG-16; Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -16
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, management controls, compensation, Risk Management, management

112.

Selecting a CEO: The Leader, the Business Builder, or the Technologist Case Number: CG-15 Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -15
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Board of Directors, CEO, compensation, Corporate Governance, labor market

113.

10b5-1 Plans: Mortgaging a Defense Against Insider Trading

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -10
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, insider trading, Corporate Governance, stock options

114.

Executive Compensation: Moving from Utility Services to Power Trading at Aquila

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -14
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement

115.

Shareholder Democracy: Does Gretchen Get it Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -09
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Board of Directors, shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, newspapers

116.

Executive Compensation at Nabors Industries: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Case Teaching No. CG -05
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Bankruptcy, stock options, bankruptcy reorganization

117.

Say on Pay ... Does the Buck Stop Here?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -12
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder voting

118.

Corporate Governance Ratings: Got the Grade... What Was the Test?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -08
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement

119.

Attention Shoppers: Executive Compensation at Kroger, Safeway, Costco and Whole Foods

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -13
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement, bonuses

120.

Models of Corporate Governance: Who's the Fairest of Them All?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -11
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, control systems, Board of Directors, auditing

121.

There's a New Sheriff in Town: Institutional Shareholder Services

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -07
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, mergers & acquisitions

122.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves-Governance Overhaul after Scandal (B); Case Number: CG-17(B) Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (B)
Posted: 01 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

123.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves (A) Case Number: CG-17A Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (A)
Posted: 30 Sep 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

124.

Endogeneity and Empirical Accounting Research

European Accounting Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 207-215, May 2007
Posted: 24 May 2007
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota

Abstract:

Endogeneity, instrumental variables, managerial ownership

125.

Fees Paid to Audit Firms, Accrual Choices and Corporate Governance

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 42, No. 3, June 2004
Posted: 12 May 2004
David F. Larcker and Scott A. Richardson
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and AQR Capital Management, LLC

Abstract:

Audit fees, auditor independence, accruals, corporate governance

126.

Discussion of 'Employee Stock Options, EPS Dilution, and Stock Repurchases'

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 36, Nos. 1-3, pp. 45-49, December 2003
Posted: 16 Dec 2003
David F. Larcker
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

stock options, stock repurchase decisions

127.

Discussion of 'Are Executive Stock Options Associated with Future Earnings?'

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 36, Nos. 1-3, pp. 91-103, December 2003
Posted: 01 Dec 2003
David F. Larcker
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

stock options, econometric methods

128.

Empirical Managerial Accounting Research: Are We Just Describing Management Consulting Practice?

European Accounting Review, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2002
Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

129.

Empirical Research in Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Management Perspective

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 32, Nos. 1-3, December 2001
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

130.

Innovations in Performance Measurement: Trends and Research Implications

Journal of Management Accounting Research, 1998
Posted: 21 Oct 1998
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Abstract:

131.

Corporate Governance, CEO Compensation, and Firm Performance

Posted: 28 Mar 1997
John E. Core, Robert W. Holthausen 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

Abstract: