Research

My research interests include accounting fraud, insider trading, corporate governance, and executive compensation. I am currently working on several projects that test the relation between specific executives and firm outcomes such as fraud, bankruptcy, insider trading, and employment using observable behaviors and traits of executives.

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Papers

The Deterrent Effect of Insider Trading Enforcement Actions
With Christo Pirinsky. The Accounting Review, forthcoming

Executives’ Legal Records and the Deterrent Effect of Corporate Governance
With Aiyesha Dey and Abbie Smith. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2020

Attitudes towards Non-compliance and the Demand for External Finance
With Christo Pirinsky. The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2019

CEO Materialism and Corporate Social Responsibility
With Aiyesha Dey and Abbie Smith. The Accounting Review, 2019

Bank CEO Materialism: Risk Controls, Culture and Tail Risk
With Robert Bushman, Aiyesha Dey, and Abbie Smith. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2018

Executives’ “Off-The-Job” Behavior, Corporate Culture, and Financial Reporting Risk
With Aiyesha Dey and Abbie Smith. Journal of Financial Economics, 2015

Financial Reporting Fraud and Delegated Investment
With Christo Pirinsky and Hanjiang Zhang

Income Statement Fraud and Balance Sheet Fraud: Different Manipulations, Different Incentives

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

Albert Einstein

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