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Is Doing Good Good for You? How Corporate Charitable Contributions Enhance Revenue Growth
This study examines the impact of corporate philanthropy growth on sales growth using a large sample of charitable contributions made by U.S. public companies from 1989 through 2000. Applying GrangerExpand
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Corporate-sponsored foundations and earnings management
This study examines the strategic use of corporate philanthropy programs to achieve financial reporting objectives. Corporate-sponsored foundations allow managers to maintain stable levels of givingExpand
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The Causes and Consequences of Internal Control Problems in Nonprofit Organizations
This study examines the causes and consequences of internal control deficiencies in the nonprofit sector using a sample of 27,495 public charities from 1999 to 2007. We first document that theExpand
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Investor Sentiment, Post-Earnings Announcement Drift, and Accruals
There is growing evidence in the finance literature that investor sentiment affects stock prices. We examine whether stock price reactions to earnings surprises and accruals vary systematically withExpand
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The Effect of Nonprofit Governance on Donations: Evidence from the Revised Form 990
ABSTRACT:  We examine whether donors reward nonprofit organizations that report better governance. From a sample of 10,846 organizations from 2008 to 2010, we first identify seven nonprofit governa...
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The Causes and Consequences of Internal Control Problems in Nonprofit Organizations
ABSTRACT: This study examines the causes and consequences of internal control deficiencies in the nonprofit sector using a sample of 27,495 public charities from 1999 to 2007. We first document thatExpand
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Why Bad Things Happen to Good Organizations: The Link Between Governance and Asset Diversions in Public Charities
In the United States, the IRS now requires charities to publicly disclose any significant asset diversion, which is the theft or unauthorized use of assets, that the charity identifies during theExpand
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Why Bad Things Happen to Good Organizations: The Link between Governance and Asset Diversions in Public Charities
In the United States, the IRS now requires charities to publicly disclose any significant asset diversion, which is the theft or unauthorized use of assets, that the charity identifies during theExpand
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Intra-Audit Firm Office Changes and Financial Reporting Quality
I examine a sample of companies who have switched engagement offices within the same audit firm. This setting has not been previously examined in the literature and allows me to research changes inExpand
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Making the Business Case for Corporate Philanthropy
Corporations gave approximately $14.1 billion to a wide array of nonprofit organizations in 2009.1 Despite the fact that almost all companies contribute some money to charity, corporate philanthropyExpand
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