Paul E. Fischer

University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

3641 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

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Optimal Contracting With Endogenous Social Norms

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2008
Paul E. Fischer and Steven J. Huddart
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting
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alternative utility functions, earnings management, multi-task agency, organization design, professional codes of conduct

Optimal Contracting With Endogenous Social Norms

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Dec 2007
Paul E. Fischer and Steven J. Huddart
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting
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alternative utility functions, earnings management, multi-task agency, organization design, professional codes of conduct

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Reporting Bias

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Sep 1998
Paul E. Fischer and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Investor Perceptions of Board Performance: Evidence from Uncontested Director Elections

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Carson College of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Notre Dame
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performance measurement, corporate governance, corporate democracy, director elections, voting

Investor Perceptions of Board Performance: Evidence from Uncontested Director Elections

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Carson College of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Notre Dame
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Corporate Governance, Director Voting, Performance Measurement

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Forecasts and Earnings

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2000
Paul E. Fischer and Phillip C. Stocken
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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The Informativeness of Disclosure Tone

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Samuel B. Bonsall, Zahn Bozanic and Paul E. Fischer
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Accounting, Florida State University and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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qualitative disclosure, tone, earnings guidance, litigation, tenure, distress

Financial Reporting and Conflicting Managerial Incentives: The Case of Management Buyouts

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Paul E. Fischer and Henock Louis
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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MBO, earnings management, reporting incentives, debt financing

Financial Reporting and Conflicting Managerial Incentives: The Case of Management Buyouts

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Paul E. Fischer and Henock Louis
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business

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MBO, earnings management, reporting incentives, debt financing

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What Do Management Earnings Forecasts Convey About the Macroeconomy?

Journal of Accounting Research, 2013, Vol. 51(2), 225-266
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2014
Samuel B. Bonsall, Zahn Bozanic and Paul E. Fischer
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Accounting, Florida State University and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Voluntary disclosure, management earnings forecasts, bellwether firms, macroeconomic risk

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Public Information and Heuristic Trade

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 1998
Paul E. Fischer and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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The Viability of Heuristics in Expert Judgement

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Oct 1998
Paul E. Fischer and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Meeting, Beating, Streaks and Bubbles

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Paul E. Fischer, Jared N. Jennings and Mark T. Soliman
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Earnings response; Earnings association; Meet or beat analyst forecasts; Stock market bubbles; earnings string

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Beliefs-Driven Price Association

Forthcoming in Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Higher-Order-Beliefs, Earnings Response, Price Volatility, Pricing Bubbles

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Disagreement About Fundamentals: Measurement and Consequences

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jan 2020
Paul E. Fischer, Chongho Kim and Frank Zhou
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, New York University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Disagreement, Divergence of Opinion, Expected Returns, Disclosures

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Constrained Listening, Audience Alignment, and Expert Communication

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Kevin Smith, Mirko Stanislav Heinle and Paul E. Fischer
Stanford University Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Cheap talk, communication, media bias

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An Examination of the Efficiency of Resource Allocation Auctions within Firms

Resource Allocation Auctions within Firms. Journal of Accounting Research, December, 2007.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
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capital budgeting, resource allocation, auctions, simple mechanisms, simple contracts, adverse selection, moral hazard

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A Theory of Rational Investment Screens

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Paul E. Fischer and Mirko Stanislav Heinle
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Information Acquisition, Investment Screens, Rational Expectations Equilibrium, Price Volatility

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Mission Capture

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2020
Michael P Carniol and Paul E. Fischer
Rutgers Business School -- Newark and New Brunswick and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Philanthropy; Nonprofit Organizations; Capture; Disclosure

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Is There Information in an Earnings Announcement Delay?

Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Joy Begley and Paul E. Fischer
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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The Effect of Limited Liability on the Market Response to Disclosure

Posted: 19 Mar 1997
Paul E. Fischer and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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