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This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Dear Editor: Focal acantholytic dyskeratosis (FAD)(More)
  • Shane Dikolli, Christian Hofmann, Thomas Pfeiffer, Ana Albuquerque, Dirk Black, Steven Balsam +19 others
  • 2012
Standard principal-agent theory is generally based on gross performance measures (i.e., before compensation expense), yet boards in practice also determine incentive compensation using net performance measures (i.e., after deducting compensation expense). In a multi-principal, multi-agent model where relative performance evaluation arises endogenously, we(More)
• The authors have no financial conflicts of interest. which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. A 57-year-old woman presented with multiple, asymptomatic, variable-sized, erythematous nodules that had been present for the previous two months on both inferior(More)
We examine the effect of missing quarterly earnings benchmarks on Chief Financial Officer (CFO) turnover and compensation. We consider two well-known earnings benchmarks: 1) consensus analyst earnings forecast, and 2) earnings for the same quarter of the prior year. Our results are consistent with significant bonus and career consequences to CFOs of failure(More)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality yet largely preventable, but the key to prevention is to identify at-risk individuals before adverse events. For predicting individual CVD risk, carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), a noninvasive ultrasound method, has proven to be valuable, offering several advantages over CT coronary artery(More)
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