Robert E. Verrecchia

University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting

3641 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

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Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper Series #06-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 210

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Cost of capital, disclosure, information risk, asset pricing

Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 385-420, May 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 210
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Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

Cost of capital, disclosure, information risk, asset pricing

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Citation 382

The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 382

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The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Journal of Accounting Research 38 (Supplement 2000), pp. 91–124,
Posted: 13 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2013
Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

disclosure, international accounting, cost of capital, information asymmetry, liquidity

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Citation 308

Essays on Disclosure

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 14 Jul 2001
Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 308

Abstract:

Disclosure; Information asymmetry reduction; Cost of capital

Essays on Disclosure

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 32, Nos. 1-3, December 2001
Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Disclosure; Information asymmetry reduction; Cost of capital

Information Asymmetry, Information Precision, and the Cost of Capital

Review of Finance, 2011, Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 06-21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 48

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Information risk, Cost of capital, Expected return, Asset pricing, Disclosure, Rational expectations, Diversification

Information Asymmetry, Information Precision, and the Cost of Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w14881
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 48

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Information Asymmetry, Information Precision, and the Cost of Capital

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Richard A. Lambert, Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

Cost of Capital, Information Asymmetry, Imperfect Competition

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Information Disclosure and Adverse Selection Explanations for IPO Underpricing

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Catherine M. Schrand and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 2,428 (3,411)
Citation 13

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Disclosure, initial public offerings, cost of capital

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Firms' Capital Allocation Choices, Information Quality, and the Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Christian Leuz and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 2,299 (3,802)
Citation 25

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Cost of capital, Disclosure, Information risk, Asset pricing, Risk premium

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Are Performance Measures Other Than Price Important to CEO Incentives?

EFA 0418
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2000
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,404 (9,845)
Citation 16

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When Does Information Asymmetry Affect the Cost of Capital?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2015
Chris Armstrong, John E. Core, Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,391 (7,155)
Citation 22

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information asymmetry, cost of capital, market competition, expected returns

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Conservative Disclosure

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 1,279 (9,476)
Citation 17

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financial reporting, conservatism, timeliness of loss and gain recognition, contracting, corporate governance, debt contracts

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

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Aug 2002
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 970 (17,863)
Citation 58

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agency theory, cash pay, total compensation, equity incentives

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

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

Abstract:

agency theory, cash pay, total compensation, equity incentives

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

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Wayne R. Guay and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 53

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

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Strategic Disclosure as an Explanation for Asymmetric Return Volatility

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Jonathan L. Rogers, Catherine M. Schrand and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 698 (27,774)
Citation 5

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Strategic disclosure, bad news, disclosure thresholds, leverage effect

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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
Downloads 656 (29,542)
Citation 71

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Redacted Disclosure

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Joseph Weber and Robert E. Verrecchia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 521 (35,965)
Citation 16

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disclosure, cost of capital, bid ask spread, share turnover, depth

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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
Downloads 386 (60,026)
Citation 17

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Accounting Alchemy

BIS Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 May 2010
Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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Citation 3

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Earnings reporting, heuristic behaviour, fair value, disclosure

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Citation 13

Voluntary Disclosure and the Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Greg Clinch and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Melbourne - Department of Accounting and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 280 (89,860)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Cost of capital, voluntary disclosure

Voluntary Disclosure and the Cost of Capital

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2015
Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Greg Clinch and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Melbourne - Department of Accounting and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

cost of capital, voluntary disclosure

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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
Downloads 259 (95,173)

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Foreign Competition for Shares and the Pricing of Information Asymmetry: Evidence from Equity Market Liberalization

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Karthik Balakrishnan, Rahul Vashishtha and Robert E. Verrecchia
London Business School, Duke University and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 228 (76,450)

Abstract:

Pricing of Information Asymmetry; Cost of Capital; Competition; Information Quality; Foreign Investors

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Asymmetric Reporting

Journal of Financial Reporting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2015
Chris Armstrong, Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 160 (91,109)

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asymmetric reporting; reporting precision; the CAPM; Beta; systematic risk; cost of capital

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Economic Consequences of Idiosyncratic Information in Diversified Markets

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Pingyang Gao and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 152 (143,206)
Citation 2

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Cost of capital, moral hazard, systematic and idiosyncratic risk

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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
Paul E. Fischer, Mirko Stanislav Heinle and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 83 (174,217)

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Higher-Order-Beliefs, Earnings Response, Price Volatility, Pricing Bubbles

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Delegated Trade and the Pricing of Public and Private Information

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2015
Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 80 (163,695)

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delegated trade; institutional investors; imperfect competition; risk premium; expected returns; information quality; accounting quality; idiosyncratic risk; asset pricing tests

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Bias and the Commitment to Disclosure

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
Mirko Stanislav Heinle and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 57 (164,650)

Abstract:

committed disclosure, earnings guidance, bias, multiple firms

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Intertemporal Tax Discontinuities

NBER Working Paper No. w7451
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Mar 2000
Douglas A. Shackelford and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 36 (355,679)
Citation 18

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Discretionary Disclosure and Manager Horizon

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Stephen Glaeser, Jeremy Michels and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 0 (154,100)

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Discretionary disclosure, manager horizon, patents, trade secrets, research and development

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Liquidity, Investor-Level Tax Rates, and Expected Rates of Return

2012 American Taxation Association Midyear Meeting: Research-In-Process
Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Stephanie A. Sikes and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Capital Gains Taxes and Expected Rates of Return

The Accounting Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, May 2012
Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2014
Stephanie A. Sikes and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

Taxes, Asset Pricing, Expected Return

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Financial Reporting System Choice and Disclosure Management

Accounting Review, October 2004
Posted: 26 Apr 2004
Phillip C. Stocken and Robert E. Verrecchia
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

Abstract:

Financial reporting system choice, reporting discretion, non-financial measures, resource allocation efficiency

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The Relation Among Disclosure, Returns, and Trading Volume Information

The Accounting Review, October 2001
Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Oliver Kim and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Maryland and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Disclosure; Trading volume information; Asset pricing

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Analysts' Forecasts as Proxies for Investor Beliefs in Empirical Research

Posted: 23 Jul 1999
Jeffery S. Abarbanell, William N. Lanen and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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The Effect of Limited Liability on the Market Response to Disclosure

CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, Vol 14, No 3, 1997
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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