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Stock Options and Managerial Incentives for Risk-Taking: Evidence from FAS 123R
We provide new evidence on the relation between option-based compensation and risk-taking behavior by exploiting the change in the accounting treatment of stock options following the adoption of FASExpand
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The impact of trading commission incentives on analysts' stock coverage decisions and earnings forecasts
In this paper, I consider how security analysts' incentives to generate trading commissions affect the accuracy and availability of their reports. I model the interaction between an analyst and anExpand
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Voluntary Environmental Disclosure Quality and Firm Value: Further Evidence
This study examines the relationship between the quality of a firm’s voluntary environmental disclosures and firm value by exploring the relationship between the components of firm value (expectedExpand
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The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Firms' Going-Private Decisions
We investigate firms' going-private decisions in response to the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX). The Act has the potential to bring both benefits, in terms of more transparentExpand
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Segment Reporting to the Capital Market in the Presence of a Competitor
In this paper we model a firm's choice of how finely to report its segmental performance, given that its disclosures will be observed by both a rival firm and the capital market. We find that whenExpand
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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy compared with maintenance antidepressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence (PREVENT): a
BACKGROUND Individuals with a history of recurrent depression have a high risk of repeated depressive relapse or recurrence. Maintenance antidepressants for at least 2 years is the currentExpand
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How Much Are Differences in Managerial Ability Worth
This paper attempts to measure how much differences in managerial ability can affect firms' values. If transaction costs or firm specific human capital prevent the firm and CEO from recontracting toExpand
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Audit committee compensation and the demand for monitoring of the financial reporting process
We examine the relation between audit committee compensation and the demand for monitoring of the financial reporting process. We find that total compensation and cash retainers paid to auditExpand
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The Roles of Performance Measures and Monitoring in Annual Governance Decisions in Entrepreneurial Firms
This paper analyzes annual corporate governance decisions at firms making initial public offerings (IPOs) of common stock between 1996 and 1999. Our objective is to examine relations between firms’Expand
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Maternal antidepressant use and adverse outcomes: a cohort study of 228,876 pregnancies.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe antidepressant medication use patterns during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes. STUDY DESIGN We evaluated a cohort of 228,876 singletonExpand
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