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Executive compensation, earnings management and shareholder litigation

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  • Robert Jones

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  • Yan Wu

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
Pages: 1-20

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Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:35:y:2010:i:1:p:1-20

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Keywords: Compensation; Stock options; Fraud; Shareholder lawsuits; J33; K22; M41;

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  1. Humphery-Jenner, M., 2011. "Internal and External Discipline Following Securities Class Actions," Discussion Paper 2011-044, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  2. James Gong & Siyi Li, 2013. "CEO incentives and earnings prediction," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 40(4), pages 647-674, May.
  3. Wu, Yan Wendy, 2011. "Optimal executive compensation: Stock options or restricted stocks," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 633-644, October.
  4. Hongfei Tang, 2014. "Are CEO stock option grants optimal? Evidence from family firms and non-family firms around the Sarbanes–Oxley Act," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 251-292, February.
  5. Santanu Mitra & Mahmud Hossain & Pankaj Jain, 2013. "Product market power and management’s action to avoid earnings disappointment," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 41(4), pages 585-610, November.
  6. Alok Bhargava, 2013. "Executive compensation, share repurchases and investment expenditures: econometric evidence from US firms," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 40(3), pages 403-422, April.
  7. Bahram Soltani, 2014. "The Anatomy of Corporate Fraud: A Comparative Analysis of High Profile American and European Corporate Scandals," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 120(2), pages 251-274, March.

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