Jacob K. Thomas

Yale School of Management

135 Prospect Street

P.O. Box 208200

New Haven, CT 06520-8200

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Equity Valuation Using Multiples

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Oct 2000
Jing Liu, Doron Nissim and Jacob K. Thomas
The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and Yale School of Management
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Cash Flow is King? Comparing Valuations Based on Cash Flow Versus Earnings Multiples

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Aug 2006
Jing Liu, Jacob K. Thomas and Doron Nissim
The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Columbia University - Columbia Business School
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cash flows, earnings, valuation, multiples

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The Equity Risk Premium is Lower than You Think it is: Empirical Estimates from a New Approach

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 1999
James J. Claus and Jacob K. Thomas
GSA Capital and Yale School of Management
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Stock Returns and Accounting Earnings

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Nov 1998
Jing Liu and Jacob K. Thomas
The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Measuring Equity Premium Using Earnings Forecasts: An International Analysis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Aug 1999
James J. Claus and Jacob K. Thomas
GSA Capital and Yale School of Management
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Inventory Changes and Future Returns

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 7, 1pp. 63-187, 2002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2010
Jacob K. Thomas and Huai Zhang
Yale School of Management and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Accruals, Earnings management, Market efficiency

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More Evidence of Bias in the Differential Timeliness Measure of Conditional Conservatism

The Accounting Review, September 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 May 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2014
Panos N. Patatoukas and Jacob K. Thomas
Berkeley Haas and Yale School of Management
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Conservatism, Differential Timeliness, Losses, Scaling by Share Price

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Citation 31

Tax Expense Momentum

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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tax expense, stock return, anomaly, momentum

Tax Expense Momentum

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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tax expense, momentum, stock returns

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Citation 15

Non-Executive Employee Ownership and Corporate Risk

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2297996
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Francesco Bova, Kalin S. Kolev, Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Employee ownership, employee compensation, executive compensation, risk

Non-Executive Employee Ownership and Corporate Risk

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2014
Francesco Bova, Kalin S. Kolev, Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Employee ownership, employee compensation, executive compensation, risk

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Citation 13

Valuation of Tax Expense

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Valuation, stock returns, tax expense

Valuation of Tax Expense

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Tax expense, stock returns, profitability, value relevance, valuation

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Citation 12

Overreaction to Intra-Industry Information Transfers?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2007
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Intra-industry information transfer, market efficiency, stock returns, earnings surprises

Overreaction to Intra-Industry Information Transfers?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management

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information transfer, earnings, returns, overreaction

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Spring-Loading Future Performance When No One is Looking? Earnings and Cash Flow Management Around Acquisitions

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Shuping Chen, Jacob K. Thomas and Frank Zhang
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Earnings management, cash flow management, merger and acquisition, accruals

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Placebo Tests of Conditional Conservatism

The Accounting Review, March 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2016
Panos N. Patatoukas and Jacob K. Thomas
Berkeley Haas and Yale School of Management
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Conditional conservatism; asymmetric timeliness; differential timeliness; placebo tests

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The Long-Run Average Cost Puzzle

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2018
Aytekin Ertan, Stefan Lewellen and Jacob K. Thomas
London Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Yale School of Management
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scale economies; scale efficiencies; average cost; marginal cost; fixed cost

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Measuring the information content of disclosures: The role of return noise

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
Jacob K. Thomas, Frank Zhang and Wei Zhu
Yale School of Management, Yale School of Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 504 (72,011)
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Return noise; return volatility; information content; U-statistic

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Evidence of Conditional Conservatism: Fact or Artifact?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Oct 2009
Panos N. Patatoukas and Jacob K. Thomas
Berkeley Haas and Yale School of Management
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conservatism, asymmetric timeliness, losses, scaling by share price

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Comment On 'On Estimating Conditional Conservatism' by Ball, Kothari, and Nikolaev

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Panos N. Patatoukas and Jacob K. Thomas
Berkeley Haas and Yale School of Management
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Conservatism, Differential Timeliness, Earnings

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Why do EPS Forecast Error and Dispersion not Vary with Scale? Implications for Analyst and Managerial Behavior

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Sep 2010
Foong Soon Cheong and Jacob K. Thomas
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting and Yale School of Management
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Analyst Forecast, Forecast Error, Dispersion, Price Deflation

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Surprising Absence of Scale for Forecast Error Magnitudes and Forecast Dispersion

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Foong Soon Cheong and Jacob K. Thomas
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting and Yale School of Management
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Analyst Forecast, Predictability, Disagreement, Deflator

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Do Profit Margins Expand for High Growth Firms?

Aytekin Ertan, Stefan Lewellen, and Jacob Thomas (2020) Do profit margins expand for high growth firms?. Journal of Management Accounting Research In-Press DOI:10.2308/jmar-18-079
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Feb 2020
Aytekin Ertan, Stefan Lewellen and Jacob K. Thomas
London Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Yale School of Management
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scale economies, scale efficiencies, average cost, marginal cost, fixed cost

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Management of Reported and Forecast EPS, Investor Responses, and Research Implications

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Foong Soon Cheong and Jacob K. Thomas
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting and Yale School of Management
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EPS Forecast Errors, Earnings Management, Forecast Guidance, Scale Deflation, and Earnings Response Coefficients

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Tax Benefits of Leasing

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Aug 2013
Timothy J. Bell and Jacob K. Thomas
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Yale School of Management
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Tax Benefits, Leasing, Economic Depreciation

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Management of Reported and Forecast EPS and the Extent to Which Investors Adjust

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2016
Foong Soon Cheong and Jacob K. Thomas
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting and Yale School of Management
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EPS forecast errors; earnings management; forecast guidance; scale deflation; and earnings response coefficients

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Meet, Beat, and Pollute

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Jacob K. Thomas, Wentao Yao, Frank Zhang and Wei Zhu
Yale School of Management, Xiamen University, Yale School of Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
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ESG; sustainable investing; managerial short-termism; meeting earnings benchmarks; real earnings management; externality; pollution

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Online Appendix for: Management of Reported and Forecast EPS, Investor Responses, and Research Implications

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Foong Soon Cheong and Jacob K. Thomas
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting and Yale School of Management
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EPS forecast errors, earnings management, forecast guidance, scale deflation, and earnings response coefficients

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Dark trading and post earnings announcement drift

Management Science
Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Jacob K. Thomas, Frank Zhang and Wei Zhu
Yale School of Management, Yale School of Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

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Dark trading; Post-earnings-announcement-drift; Arbitrage costs; Price efficiency

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Is Cash Flow King in Valuations?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 56-65, 2007
Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Jing Liu, Doron Nissim and Jacob K. Thomas
The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and Yale School of Management

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Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis and Valuation Models, Industry Analysis

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Potential Errors in Detection of Earnings Management: Reexamining Studies Investigating the Amt of 1986

Posted: 30 Oct 2000
Won W. Choi, Jeffrey Gramlich and Jacob K. Thomas
Dongguk University, Carson College of Business and Yale School of Management

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Accounting-Based Stock Price Anomalies: Separating Market Inefficiencies from Research Design Flaws

Posted: 04 Aug 1998
Victor Bernard, Jacob K. Thomas and James Michael Wahlen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Yale School of Management and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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Accounting-Based Stock Price Anomalies: Separating Market Inefficiencies from Risk

Posted: 20 Dec 1996
Victor Bernard, Jacob K. Thomas and James Michael Wahlen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Yale School of Management and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting

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