John Jacob

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting

Associate Professor of Accounting

419 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309-0419

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Do Analysts at Independent Research Firms Make Better Earnings Forecasts?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 2003
John Jacob, Steve Rock and David P. Weber
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting
Downloads 831 (27,714)

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financial analysts, forecast accuracy, earnings forecasts, forecast optimism, investment banks, independent research firms

2.

Experience, Expertise and the Forecasting Performance of Security Analysts

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jan 1998
John Jacob, Thomas Z. Lys and Margaret Neale
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Cash Balance Pension Plan Conversions: An Analysis of Motivations and Pension Costs

AAA 2009 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2004 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Cornell University - Department of Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and University of San Diego School of Business
Downloads 745 (32,199)

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cash balance plans, pension plans, pension conversions, postretirement benefits, implicit contracts, SFAS 87

4.

Earnings Management and Accounting Income Aggregation

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
John Jacob and Bjorn Jorgensen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Earnings distribution, earnings management, earnings thresholds

5.

Implications of the Integral Approach and Earnings Management for Alternate Annual Reporting Periods

AAA 2008 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
University of Colorado at Denver, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Accruals, earnings management, earnings attributes, accrual anomaly, integral approach

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Do Non-Investment Bank Analysts Make Better Earnings Forecasts?

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 23 No. 1, Winter 2008
Posted: 04 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2008
John Jacob, Steve Rock and David P. Weber
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting

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Financial analysts, conflicts of interest, earnings forecasts, forecast accuracy

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Why Firms Issue Targeted Stock

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 56, No. 3, June 1, 2000
Posted: 18 Mar 2001
Julia D'Souza and John Jacob
Cornell University - Department of Accounting and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting

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The Use of Accounting Flexibility to Reduce Labor Renegotiation Costs and Manage Earnings

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 30, No. 2, October 2000
Posted: 11 Jan 2001
Julia D'Souza, John Jacob and K. Ramesh
Cornell University - Department of Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and Rice University

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Accounting flexibility, Labor negotiations, Earnings management, Post-retirement benefits