Patricia C. O'Brien

University of Waterloo

Professor

200 University Avenue, West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

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 722 (33,551)

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Financial Analyst, analyst recommendation, Internet Bubble, IPO

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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 637 (39,678)

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

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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 426 (66,182)

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

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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 McGill University
Downloads 420 (67,280)

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Geographic proximity; financial analyst; visibility; IPO; coverage

5.

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
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Valuation, writedown, discretion, fair value

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 Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo and CPA Canada
Downloads 346 (84,527)

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

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Financial Analysts and Their Contribution to Well-Functioning Capital Markets

(2017) Foundations and TrendsĀ® in Accounting: Vol. 11: No. 3, pp 119-191. DOI/10.1561/1400000042
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2018
Mark T Bradshaw, Yonca Ertimur and Patricia C. O'Brien
Boston College, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and University of Waterloo
Downloads 322 (91,606)

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

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Darren Henderson and Patricia C. O'Brien
Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo
Downloads 193 (154,147)

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

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Securitization, Transparency and Failure Risk: Comments for Ireland

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Patricia C. O'Brien
University of Waterloo
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securitization, transparency, banking, Ireland

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Changing the Concepts to Justify the Standards

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

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

11.

Self-Selection and Analyst Coverage

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

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