Patricia C. O'Brien

University of Waterloo

Professor

200 University Avenue, West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Analyst Impartiality and Investment Banking Relationships

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 May 2005
Patricia C. O'Brien, Maureen F. McNichols and Hsiou-wei Lin
University of Waterloo, Stanford University and National Taiwan University
Downloads 589 (32,698)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Analyst, investment banking, stock recommendation, incentives, equity offerings

2.

Financial Analysts' Role in the 1996-2000 Internet Bubble

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Patricia C. O'Brien and Yao Tian
University of Waterloo and Independent
Downloads 555 (30,319)

Abstract:

Financial Analyst, analyst recommendation, Internet Bubble, IPO

3.

Inco Ltd.: Market Value, Fair Value, and Management Discretion*

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2011
Sandy Hilton and Patricia C. O'Brien
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Okanagan University College and University of Waterloo
Downloads 389 (56,158)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Valuation, writedown, discretion, fair value

4.

That Ship has Sailed: Unaffiliated Analysts' Recommendation Performance for IPO Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Maureen F. McNichols, Patricia C. O'Brien and Omer M. Pamukcu
Stanford University, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 385 (55,829)
Citation 8

Abstract:

financial analysts, investment banking, recommendations, stock performance, conflict of interest

5.

Geographic Proximity and Analyst Coverage Decisions: Evidence from IPOs

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
Patricia C. O'Brien and Hongping Tan
University of Waterloo and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 323 (64,191)

Abstract:

Geographic proximity; financial analyst; visibility; IPO; coverage

6.

Reliability Makes Accounting Relevant: A Comment on the IASB Conceptual Framework Project

Accounting in Europe, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp. 211-217
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
Andrew M. Bauer, Patricia C. O'Brien and Umar Saeed
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy, University of Waterloo and CPA Canada
Downloads 136 (86,835)

Abstract:

credibility, Conceptual Framework, international accounting, moral hazard, prudence, reliability

7.

The Standard-Setters' Toolkit: Can Principles Prevail over Bright Lines?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Darren Henderson and Patricia C. O'Brien
Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo
Downloads 134 (141,098)

Abstract:

principles-based standards, rules-based standards, lease accounting, bright lines, IFRS

8.

Securitization, Transparency and Failure Risk: Comments for Ireland

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Patricia C. O'Brien
University of Waterloo
Downloads 91 (210,724)

Abstract:

securitization, transparency, banking, Ireland

9.

Changing the Concepts to Justify the Standards

Canadian Accounting Perspectives, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Patricia C. O'Brien
University of Waterloo

Abstract:

conceptual framework, GAAP, financial reporting standards, IFRS, financial analysts, fair value

10.

Self-selection and Analyst Coverage

Posted: 25 Nov 1996
Maureen F. McNichols and Patricia C. O'Brien
Stanford University and University of Waterloo

Abstract: