Udi Hoitash

Northeastern University - Accounting Group

Lilian L. and Harry A. Cowan Research Professor

360 Huntington Ave.

Boston, MA 02115

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Internal Control Quality and Audit Pricing Under The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Jean C. Bedard
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 2,562 (7,951)
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Internal control, Audit effort, Audit planning, Audit pricing

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Measuring Accounting Reporting Complexity with XBRL

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 2,297 (9,464)
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Accounting Complexity, XBRL, Financial Reporting Quality, Restatements, Internal Controls, Audit Fees, Accruals

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Corporate Governance and Internal Control over Financial Reporting: A Comparison of Regulatory Regimes

Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, p. 839, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Udi Hoitash, Rani Hoitash and Jean C. Bedard
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 2,168 (10,411)
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Internal controls, corporate governance, audit committee, financial expertise

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Internal Control Material Weaknesses and CFO Compensation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Karla M. Zehms
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 2,146 (10,572)
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CFO Compensation, Internal Controls, Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

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The Effect of Audit Committee Industry Expertise on Monitoring the Financial Reporting Process

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Boston College - Department of Accounting, Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Northeastern University and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 2,035 (11,582)
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Corporate governance, Industry expertise, Financial expertise, Audit committees, Restatements, Discretionary accruals, Audit fees, Non-audit fees

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Audit Partner Identification and Characteristics: Evidence from U.S. Form AP Filings

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Jenna Burke, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 1,647 (16,140)
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PCAOB, Form AP: audit partner disclosure, partner characteristics, gender, busyness, education, social connections

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The Disclosure and Consequences of U.S. Critical Audit Matters

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.2308/TAR-2021-0013
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 08 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2022
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 1,579 (17,177)
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Critical audit matters, PCAOB, expanded audit report, determinants, XBRL, footnote disclosure, textual analysis, market reaction, unexpected disclosures, audit quality, audit fees

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Industry Expertise on Corporate Boards

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Olubunmi Faleye, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Finance Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 1,243 (24,562)
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Director qualifications, Industry expertise, Firm value, Corporate innovation,Real earnings management, R&D.

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Advisory Directors

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Olubunmi Faleye, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Finance Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 1,032 (32,194)
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board advising, board committees, mergers and acquisitions, corporate innovation, firm value

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The Costs of Intense Board Monitoring

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Olubunmi Faleye, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Finance Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 986 (34,342)
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Board committees, board monitoring, board advising, executive incentives, firm value

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Auditor Response to Negative Media Coverage of Client Environmental, Social, and Governance Practices

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2019
Jenna Burke, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 954 (35,958)
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Negative media; ESG; RepRisk; risk of material misstatement; audit fees; auditor resignation

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eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL): A Review and Implications for Future Research

Forthcoming in Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Landi Morris
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Northern Arizona University
Downloads 953 (36,007)
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XBRL, eXtensible Business Reporting Language, assurance, interactive data, structured data, textual analysis, literature review

13.

A Measure of Financial Statement Benchmarking

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 927 (37,458)
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Financial statement benchmarking, Peer benchmarking, Analyst forecasts, CEO compensation, Peer-based valuation, XBRL

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Chief Financial Officers as Inside Directors

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Jean C. Bedard, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 858 (41,661)
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Chief financial officer, inside directors, board of directors, financial reporting quality

Audit Pricing and Internal Control Disclosures Among Non-Accelerated Filers

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Dec 2006
Jean C. Bedard, Udi Hoitash and Rani Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 742 (49,916)
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Internal control, Audit effort, Non-accelerated, Audit pricing

Audit Pricing and Internal Control Disclosures Among Non-Accelerated Filers

Research in Accounting Regulations, Vol. 20, 2007
Posted: 12 Nov 2007
Jean C. Bedard, Udi Hoitash and Rani Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy

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Internal control, Audit effort, Sarbanes Oxley Section 302, Audit pricing

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Do Accountants Make Better Chief Financial Officers?

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Ahmet C. Kurt
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 693 (55,364)
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Chief financial officer; Accounting background; Risk aversion; Cost control; Investment; Financing activity; Firm value

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The Role of Audit Committees in Managing Relationships with External Auditors after SOX: Evidence from the US

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 669 (57,940)
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Audit Fees, auditor realignment, audit committee, corporate governance

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Can Sell-Side Analysts’ Experience, Expertise and Qualifications Help Mitigate the Adverse Effects of Accounting Reporting Complexity?

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Ari Yezegel
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 649 (60,313)
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XBRL, accounting complexity, financial analysts’ performance, financial analysts’ expertise; recognition vs. disclosure

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Auditor Task-Specific Expertise: The Case of Fair Value Accounting

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Jaehan Ahn, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 565 (71,931)
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Auditor expertise, task-specific expertise, fair value, restatements, comment letters, value relevance, XBRL

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Material Weakness Remediation and Earnings Quality: A Detailed Examination by Type of Control Deficiency

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University
Downloads 547 (74,878)
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Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Internal control, Material weakness, Remediation

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Evidence from the U.S. on the Effect of Auditor Involvement in Assessing Internal Control over Financial Reporting

International Journal of Auditing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Jean C. Bedard, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 485 (86,731)

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Internal Controls, Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 302, Section 404, Non-accelerated filers, Auditor Quality, Audit Fees, Micro Auditors, International Regulation, Auditor Involvement

22.

The Informativeness of SAB 74 Disclosures for Accounting Standard Adoption Outcomes: Evidence from ASC 606

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Jaehan Ahn, Udi Hoitash and Roy Schmardebeck
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management
Downloads 443 (96,493)

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Revenue recognition; financial statement misstatements; SEC comment letters; information asymmetry; SAB 74; ASC 606; accounting standard adoption

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Are Words Beneficial to the Consumption of Numbers in Financial Reports?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Jaehan Ahn, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 440 (97,277)
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Narrativization, textual analysis, disclosure quality, disclosure complexity, XBRL, financial statement footnotes, management discussion and analysis

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Shareholder Elections of Audit Committee Members

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2018
Ronen Gal-Or, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 416 (103,901)
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Director Elections,Audit Committee,Financial Expertise,Internal Controls,Restatements

The use and characteristics of foreign component auditors in U.S. multinational audits: Insights from Form AP disclosures

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Jenna Burke, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 358 (122,270)
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PCAOB, Form AP, component auditor, group audit, audit quality, audit fees, report timeliness, geographic barriers, cultural barriers

The Use and Characteristics of Foreign Component Auditors in U.S. Multinational Audits: Insights From Form AP Disclosures

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Jenna Burke, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group

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PCAOB, Form AP, component auditor, group audit, audit quality, audit fees, non-timely reporting, geographic barriers, cultural barriers

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The Heterogeneity of Board-Level Sustainability Committees and Corporate Social Performance

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2902122
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Jenna Burke, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 308 (144,593)
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Sustainability governance, environmental committee, corporate social performance, voluntary accountability; shared value creation, sustainability risk management

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Internal Audit Competency Changes in Response to Financial Reporting Quality Failures

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Melissa Renschler, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Suffolk University, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 300 (148,660)
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Internal Audit Function, Internal Audit Competency, Financial Reporting Quality, Material Weakness Disclosure, Restatements, LinkedIn

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A Measure of Firm Complexity: Data and Code

Journal of Information Systems, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 4098929
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 May 2022
Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 287 (155,442)

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Firm Complexity, Accounting Reporting Complexity, eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), Organizational Complexity, Business Complexity, Financial Reporting, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Recruiting the CEO from the Board: Determinants and Consequences

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Udi Hoitash and Anahit Mkrtchyan
Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
Downloads 258 (173,302)

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CEO Succession, Independent Directors, Firm Performance

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Auditor Expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions

Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 4028931
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2022
Ronen Gal-Or, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 232 (193,540)

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Auditor expertise, mergers, acquisitions, auditor changes, audit quality, audit fees, industry complexity

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The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting in Staggered and Non-Staggered Boards: The Case of Audit Committee Elections

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2015
Ronen Gal-Or, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 224 (198,513)
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Staggered Boards, Director Elections, Audit Committee, Proxy Advisors

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Internal governance and outside directors’ connections to non-director executives

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 17 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2022
Udi Hoitash and Anahit Mkrtchyan
Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management
Downloads 208 (212,630)

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Board monitoring, Internal governance, Information asymmetry, Financial reporting manipulation, Social networks.

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It’s not Done until It’s Done: Late Audit Filings during COVID-19

Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 4023505
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2022
Landi Morris, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northern Arizona University, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 186 (234,917)

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COVID-19, Coronavirus, late filings, discretionary accruals, going concern, audit quality, remote work, pandemic

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Financial Constraints, Auditing, and External Financing

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2022
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Canisius College - Department of Economics and Finance, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 161 (265,642)

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Financial constraints, Audit fees, Audit lag, External financing, Seasoned equity offerings

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The Costs and Benefits of Retirement Policies at U.S. Audit Firms

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2021
University of Colorado at Denver, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 146 (287,350)
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PCAOB, Form AP, audit partner, partner characteristics, age, mandatory retirement

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Quarterly Footnote Disclosures as a Leading Indicator of Audit Risk

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Northern Arizona University and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
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Footnotes, quarterly reports, restatements, comment letters, material weakness errors, discretionary accruals, audit quality, XBRL

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Evidence from the United States on the Effect of Auditor Involvement in Assessing Internal Control over Financial Reporting

International Journal of Auditing, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 105-125, July 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Jean C. Bedard, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 4 (895,538)
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Investor Reaction and Audit Landscape Implications of the 'Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act

Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 4147856
Posted: 07 Jul 2022
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Eric Krause
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy

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Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (HFCAA), PCAOB, Inspection, Chinese Auditors, Delisting, Market Reaction, Restatement

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The Trouble with Too Much Board Oversight

Sloan Management Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 52-56, Spring 2013, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-15
Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Olubunmi Faleye, Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Finance Group, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group

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Board Oversight, Firm Innovation, Firm Value, Board Advising

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Should Independent Board Members with Social Ties to Management Disqualify Themselves from Serving on the Board?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Udi Hoitash
Northeastern University - Accounting Group

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CEO compensation, Corporate governance, Financial reporting quality, Independent directors, Social network, Social ties

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Internal Controls Quality and Audit Pricing Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Jean C. Bedard
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy

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Internal control, Audit effort, Audit planning, Audit pricing