Gus De Franco

Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business

7 McAlister Drive

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.
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Citation 10

The Benefits of Financial Statement Comparability

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2011
Gus De Franco, S.P. Kothari and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Citation 10

Abstract:

Earnings Quality, Analysts, Earnings Attributes

The Benefits of Financial Statement Comparability

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 895-931, 2011
Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Gus De Franco, S.P. Kothari and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Abstract:

Earnings Quality, Analysts, Earnings Attributes

2.

The Wealth Change and Redistribution Effects of Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Control Disclosures

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Gus De Franco, Yuyan Guan and Hai Lu
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Singapore Management University
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Internal Control, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, trading volume, corporate disclosure

3.
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Citation 11

Peer Choice in CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Citation 11

Abstract:

executive compensation, benchmarking, peer groups

Peer Choice in CEO Compensation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2146185
Posted: 14 Sep 2012
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Abstract:

Executive compensation, benchmarking, peer groups

4.
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Citation 4

Analyst Report Readability

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 1873424
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 11 May 2013
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Analyst reports, readability, volume reactions, analyst ability

Analyst Report Readability

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2283265
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
Downloads 154 (150,596)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Analyst reports, readability, volume reactions, analyst ability

The Effect of Disclosure on the Pay-Performance Relation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Disclosure, monitoring, pay-performance, agency costs, management guidance, research design

The Effect of Disclosure on the Pay-Performance Relation

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2172303
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Nov 2012
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 239 (99,153)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Disclosure, monitoring, pay-performance, agency costs, management guidance, research design

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Debt Analysts’ Views of Debt-Equity Conflicts of Interest

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, London Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Southern California
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Citation 2

Abstract:

debt analysts, equity analysts, debt-equity conflict events, bond volume, bond yield, CDS spreads

Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Gus De Franco, M.H. Franco Wong and Yibin Zhou
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Accounting adjustments, financial statement note, 10-K filings, equity analysts, target price estimates

Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Gus De Franco, M.H. Franco Wong and Yibin Zhou
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
Downloads 218 (108,869)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Accounting adjustments, financial statement note information, 10-K filings, equity analysts, target price estimates

8.
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Analysts’ Choice of Peer Companies

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2013
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 427 (51,067)

Abstract:

Analysts, peer selection, valuation, stock recommendations, target prices, bias, incentives

Analysts’ Choice of Peer Companies

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Dec 2013
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 107 (201,101)

Abstract:

Analysts, peer selection, valuation, stock recommendations, target prices, bias, incentives

9.

The Informational Role of Bond Analysts

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2009
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, London Business School and University of Southern California
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Citation 10

Abstract:

bond analysts reports, bond analysts recommendations, bond market reactions

10.

Do Analysts' Notes Provide New Information?

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Gus De Franco and Ole-Kristian Hope
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 3

Abstract:

analysts, analyst notes, information content, disclosure

The Performance of Analysts with a CFA Designation: The Role of Human-Capital and Signaling Theories

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Gus De Franco and Yibin Zhou
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management
Downloads 386 (57,674)
Citation 3

Abstract:

analyst forecasts, analyst performance, human capital, signaling, credentialism

The Performance of Analysts with a CFA Designation: The Role of Human-Capital and Signaling Theories

Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2009
Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Gus De Franco and Yibin Zhou
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management

Abstract:

analyst forecasts, analyst performance, human capital, signaling, credentialism

Wealth Transfer Effects of Analysts' Misleading Behavior

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 May 2006
Gus De Franco, Hai Lu and Florin P. Vasvari
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Singapore Management University and London Business School
Downloads 321 (71,789)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Global Settlement, Security Analysts, Conflicts of Interest, Institutional Holdings

Wealth Transfer Effects of Analysts' Misleading Behavior

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 71-110, March 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Gus De Franco, Hai Lu and Florin P. Vasvari
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Singapore Management University and London Business School
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Citation 14

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Similarity in Bond Covenants

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2288723
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2016
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, London Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Southern California
Downloads 208 (88,288)

Abstract:

Covenants, Covenant Restrictiveness, Comparability, Similarity, Bond Yields

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The Information Content of Analysts' Notes and Analysts' Propensity to Compliment Other Disclosures

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 May 2006
Gus De Franco
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business
Downloads 186 (123,418)
Citation 2

Abstract:

analysts

15.

Do Private Company Targets that Hire Big 4 Auditors Receive Higher Proceeds?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2010
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business
Downloads 163 (127,112)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Valuation, Auditor, Private Companies, Private Company Discount

16.

Product Market Peers in Lending: Information Processing Efficiencies and Proprietary Costs

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
Gus De Franco, Alexander Edwards and Scott Liao
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 0 (421,219)

Abstract:

Lender Choice, Information Asymmetry, Proprietary Information

17.

Do Private Company Targets that Hire Big4 Auditors Receive Higher Proceeds?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business

Abstract:

Valuation, Auditor, Private companies, Private Company Discount