Christopher D. Williams

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Assistant Professor of Accounting

701 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Are IFRS-based and US GAAP-based Accounting Amounts Comparable?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 68-93, August 2012, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Mary E. Barth, Wayne R. Landsman, Mark H. Lang and Christopher D. Williams
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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IAS, IASB, International Accounting Standards, International Accounting Standards Board, International Financial Reporting Standards, US GAAP, Comparability, Comparable Financial Reporting Standards

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Effects on Comparability and Capital Market Benefits of Voluntary IFRS Adoption

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Mary E. Barth, Wayne R. Landsman, Mark H. Lang and Christopher D. Williams
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Comparability, IFRS, Liquidity, Synchronicity, Trading Volume, Voluntary IFRS Adoption

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Religious Social Norms and Corporate Financial Reporting

AAA 2010 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Scott Dyreng, William J. Mayew and Christopher D. Williams
Duke University - Accounting, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Social Norms, Financial Reporting, Accounting Quality, Restatements, Effective Tax Rates, ETR

Religious Social Norms and Corporate Financial Reporting

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 7‐8, pp. 845-875, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Scott Dyreng, William J. Mayew and Christopher D. Williams
Duke University - Accounting, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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financial reporting, accrual choices, social norms, disclosure

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Accounting Discretion, Loan Loss Provisioning and Discipline of Banks' Risk-Taking

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 1-18, August 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Robert M. Bushman and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Smoothing, Timeliness, Accounting Quality, Loan Loss Provisions, Discretion, Risk, Banks

Bank Competition: Measurement, Decision-Making, and Risk-Taking

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
Robert M. Bushman, Bradley E. Hendricks and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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banking, competition, stability, financial statement analysis, regulation, contracting, timely loss recognition

Bank Competition: Measurement, Decision-Making, and Risk-Taking

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2016
Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Robert M. Bushman, Bradley E. Hendricks and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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banking, competition, stability, financial statement analysis, regulation, contracting, timely loss recognition

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Asymmetric Responses to Earnings News: A Case for Ambiguity

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2014
Christopher D. Williams
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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ambiguity, risk, capital markets, earnings, asymmetric

The Informational Role of the Media in Private Lending

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Robert M. Bushman, Christopher D. Williams and Regina Wittenberg Moerman
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Southern California
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media, relationship lending, syndicate structure, lead arranger, sentiment

The Informational Role of the Media in Private Lending

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 55, No. 1, March 2017
Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Robert M. Bushman, Christopher D. Williams and Regina Wittenberg Moerman
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Southern California

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Media; Relationship Lending; Syndicate Structure; Lead Arranger; Sentiment

Delayed Expected Loss Recognition and the Risk Profile of Banks

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 53, Issue 3, 511–553, June 2015.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Robert M. Bushman and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Bank, Transparency, Loan Loss Provisions, Delayed Loss Recognition, Risk, Systemic Risk

Delayed Expected Loss Recognition and the Risk Profile of Banks

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 22 May 2015
Robert M. Bushman and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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bank, transparency, loan loss provisions, delayed loss recognition, risk, systemic risk

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A Pecking Order Response to Regulatory Uncertainty: Evidence from Basel III

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1213
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 May 2018
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School, Penn State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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regulation, fair value, policy uncertainty, pecking order, Basel III, mortgage servicing, originate-to-distribute, capital management

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The Effect of Bank Monitoring on Public Bond Terms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Zhiming Ma, Derrald Stice and Christopher D. Williams
Peking University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Debt contracting, Public bonds, Private loans, Bank monitoring

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The Effect of Information Opacity and Accounting Irregularities on Personal Lending Relationships: Evidence From Lender and Manager Co-migration

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Urooj Khan, Xinlei Li, Christopher D. Williams and Regina Wittenberg Moerman
Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Southern California
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Bank lending, lender-manager relationship, debt contracting, information environment, accounting irregularity

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Informativeness and Timeliness of 10-K Text Similarity for Predicting Tail-Risk Comovement

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2017
Robert M. Bushman, Jason V. Chen and Christopher D. Williams
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Textual analysis, Banking, risk, text similarity, boilerplate disclosure

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Offsetable Derivatives and Financial Stability

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Jed J. Neilson, K. Philip Wang, Christopher D. Williams and Biqin Xie
Penn State University - Smeal College of Business, Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Pennsylvania State University
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derivative, offsetting, netting agreements, financial stability, default risk, systemic risk, banks, IFRS

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The Impact of Ambiguity on Managerial Investment and Cash Holdings

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 7-8, pp. 1071-1099, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Monica Neamtiu, Nemit Shroff, Hal D. White and Christopher D. Williams
City University of New York - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Penn State University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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ambiguity, risk, investment, cash holdings