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Identifying unexpected accruals: a comparison of current approaches


  • Thomas, Jacob
  • Zhang, Xiao-jun


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  • Thomas, Jacob & Zhang, Xiao-jun, 2000. "Identifying unexpected accruals: a comparison of current approaches," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 19(4-5), pages 347-376.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jappol:v:19:y:2000:i:4-5:p:347-376

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    2. Jorge Farinha & Luis Filipe Viana, 2006. "Board structure and modified audit opinions: the case of the Portuguese Stock Exchange," CEF.UP Working Papers 0609, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    3. Wendy Heltzer, 2011. "The asymmetric relationship between corporate environmental responsibility and earnings management: Evidence from the United States," Managerial Auditing Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 26(1), pages 65-88, January.
    4. José A. C. Moreira, 2006. "Discretionary Accruals: The Measurement Error Induced By Conservatism," Portuguese Journal of Management Studies, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa, vol. 0(2), pages 115-125.
    5. Papanastasopoulos, Georgios & Thomakos, Dimitrios & Wang, Tao, 2011. "Information in balance sheets for future stock returns: Evidence from net operating assets," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 20(5), pages 269-282.
    6. Giuseppe Ianniello, 2015. "The effects of board and auditor independence on earnings quality: evidence from Italy," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 19(1), pages 229-253, February.
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    8. Lin, Fengyi & Wu, Chung-Min & Fang, Tzu-Yi & Wun, Jheng-Ci, 2014. "The relations among accounting conservatism, institutional investors and earnings manipulation," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 164-174.
    9. Athanasakou, Vasiliki & Strong, Norman & Walker, Martin, 2010. "The association between classificatory and inter-temporal smoothing: Evidence from the UK's FRS 3," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 224-257, June.
    10. José A. C. Moreira & Peter F. Pope, 2007. "Piecewise Linear Accrual Models: do they really control for the asymmetric recognition of gains and losses?," CEF.UP Working Papers 0703, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    11. Kenneth Small & Seung Kwag & Joanne Li, 2015. "Do shareholder rights influence managerial propensity to engage in earnings management?," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer;Academy of Economics and Finance, vol. 39(2), pages 308-326, April.
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    13. José António Moreira & Peter F. Pope, 2006. "Unequal Impact of Conservatism on Accrual Measures and Drivers: Implications for the Specification of Accrual Models," CEF.UP Working Papers 0604, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    14. Jinhan Pae, 2005. "Expected Accrual Models: The Impact of Operating Cash Flows and Reversals of Accruals," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 5-22, January.

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