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This is a PDF file of a manuscript that has been accepted for publication in an American Accounting Association journal. It is the final version that was uploaded and approved by the author(s). While the paper has been through the usual rigorous peer review process for AAA journals, it has not been copyedited, nor have the graphics and tables been modified(More)
We view audit-quality choice as one among many that managers make to maximize firm value. We question whether audit-quality differences among publicly traded companies are of significant interest to investors, clients, and auditors and ask for research on this topic. Relatedly, we ask for research on whether auditors and their clients show behavior(More)
The economic and human cost of suicidal behavior to individuals, families, communities, and society makes suicide a serious public health concern, both in the US and around the world. As research and evaluation continue to identify strategies that have the potential to reduce or ultimately prevent suicidal behavior, the need for translating these findings(More)
The signaling pathways involving lipid kinase class I phosphatidylinositol 3-kinases (PI 3-kinases) regulate cell growth, proliferation, and survival. Class I PI 3-kinases catalyze the conversion of PI (4,5)P(2) to PI (3,4,5)P(3), which acts as a lipid second messenger to activate mitogenic signaling cascades. Recently, p110alpha, a class IA PI 3-kinase,(More)
The Independent Study Program (ISP) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is described and its objectives are specified. Experimental (ISP) students and two matched (non-ISP students from the same class) groups were studied in two successive second-year medical school classes. Data were gathered only post-ISP for the first class(More)