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Accounting

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May 2022

Firms with correlated fundamentals often issue reports sequentially, leading to information spillovers. The theoretical literature has investigated multi-firm reporting, but only when firms report simultaneously. We examine the implications of sequential reporting, where firms aim to maximize their ...
Keywords: Disclosure, information spillovers, reporting, manipulation, bias
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Accounting

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May 2022

We document empirical evidence for post-earnings announcement drift (PEAD) in corporate bond prices using transaction data. PEAD is more pronounced for bonds that trade more frequently than those that trade infrequently and also manifests in the credit default swap (CDS) market, rejecting the idea t...
Keywords: Disagreement, Liquidity, Informational Efficiency, Corporate Bonds, Post Earnings Announcement Drift
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Accounting

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May 2022

We study the dynamic transmission of monetary policy shocks into corporate profitability. We find an initial negative association between monetary policy shocks and corporate revenues and expenses. The revenue response is consistent with a consumer substitution effect, while the expense response is ...
Keywords: Monetary Policy, Consumption, Investment, Revenues, Expenses, Earnings
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Accounting, Senior Fellows/Fellows

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May 2022

This paper is one of the first in the literature to study whether and how gender differences in performance under competition vary across countries using field evidence. Our main measure of country-level differences is the individualism dimension in Hofstede’s (1980, 2001) national cultural framew...
Keywords: gender, Competition, equity analysts, forecast error, individualism, international evidence
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Accounting

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May 2022

Using detailed information from the largest proxy advisor in the U.S., Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), we examine whether its assessments are able to identify a firm’s poor compensation practices as measured by subsequent performance. While prior research provides consistent evidence of ...
Keywords: Proxy advisors, CEO compensation, Say-on-Pay, Institutional shareholder voting
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