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Corporate Governance, Accounting and Finance: A Review
We review accounting and finance research on corporate governance (CG). In the course of our review, we focus on a particularly vexing issue, namely endogeneity in the relationships between CG andExpand
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Do Better-Governed Australian Firms Make More Informative Disclosures?
We investigate whether and if so, how, corporate governance 'quality' -super-1 is related to the information flows from a company and how the share market and its agents respond. Specifically, weExpand
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The Link Between Earnings Timeliness, Earnings Conservatism and Board Composition: Evidence from the UK
This paper examines the links between accounting quality, proxied by earnings timeliness and conservatism, and the composition of the board of directors. Results indicate that firms with a higherExpand
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The ‘Millionaire’ method for encouraging participation
Encouraging students to participate during class time is important to facilitate the learning process and encourage deep learning to take place. However, students with certain cultural and educationExpand
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Corporate Governance, Companies’ Disclosure Practices and Market Transparency: A Cross Country Study
We examine the link between corporate governance, companies’ disclosure practices and their equity market transparency in a study of more than 5,000 listed companies in 23 countries covering theExpand
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Do Better-Governed Firms Make More Informative Disclosures? Canadian Evidence
We investigate the link between the informativeness of corporate disclosures and firms' corporate governance structures. Using a Canadian sample of firms rated in the November 2004 Board ShareholderExpand
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Earnings Management in Response to Regulatory Price Review. A Case Study of the Political Cost Hypothesis in the Water and Electricity Sectors in England and Wales
This paper examines the response of the water and electricity group companies to regulatory pressure and in particular, the first regulatory price review after privatisation. The sample periodExpand
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On the Timeliness of Price Discovery
Price discovery is the process whereby value-relevant, private information becomes impounded or reflected in a stock's publicly-observable market price. The timeliness of price discovery refers toExpand
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Corporate Governance and the Informativeness of Disclosures in Australia: A Re-Examination
We re-examine the association between corporate governance and disclosures reported by Beekes and Brown (2006), using an extended time series of Australian data. Since the ASX corporate governanceExpand
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Factors Influencing Quality Threatening Behaviour in a Big Four Accounting Firm
We investigate the determinants of employee dysfunctional behaviour, focusing on how functional area and hierarchical level affect behavioural outcomes. This is an empirical study based upon resultsExpand
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