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Managerial Discretion over Their Initial Earnings Forecasts

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  • Takuya Iwasaki

    (Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University, Japan)

  • Norio Kitagawa

    (Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University, Japan)

  • Akinobu Shuto

    (Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration (RIEB), Kobe University, Japan)

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  • Takuya Iwasaki & Norio Kitagawa & Akinobu Shuto, 2013. "Managerial Discretion over Their Initial Earnings Forecasts," Discussion Paper Series DP2013-31, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
  • Handle: RePEc:kob:dpaper:dp2013-31
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    Cited by:

    1. Norio Kitagawa & Shin' ya Okuda, 2013. "Management Forecasts, Idiosyncratic Risk, and Information Environment," Discussion Papers 2013-38, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration, revised Jul 2013.
    2. SHIRABE, Yuji, 2017. "Market Overreaction to Bad News and Share Repurchase: Evidence from Japan," Working Paper Series 215, Management Innovation Research Center, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University.
    3. Norio Kitagawa & Akinobu Shuto, 2015. "Credibility of management earnings forecasts and future returns," CARF F-Series CARF-F-367, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo.
    4. Norio Kitagawa & Akinobu Shuto, 2013. "Credibility of Management Earnings Forecasts and Future Returns," Discussion Paper Series DP2013-30, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.

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    Keywords

    Management forecasts; Forecasts management; Forecast innovations; Product market competition; Japan;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting

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