Ian D. Gow

University of Melbourne

Professor

185 Pelham Street

Carlton, Victoria 3053

Australia

University of Melbourne - Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems

Victoria

Melbourne, Victoria 3010 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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209

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303

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Correcting for Cross-Sectional and Time-Series Dependence in Accounting Research

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
University of Melbourne, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 3,501 (3,976)
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cross-sectional dependence, time-series dependence, autocorrelation, Fama-MacBeth, Newey-West, cluster-robust standard errors, cost of capital, credit ratings, conservatism

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Citation 2

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 2,405 (7,292)
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CEO Personality, leadership traits, personality measures, Big Five personality, CEO investment choices, CEO financing choices, firm operating performance

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 1, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 98, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessStanford Law School, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,150 (8,862)
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corporate governance, governance ratings

Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures: Obfuscation or Information?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Disclosure; Linguistic complexity; Conference calls; Information asymmetry

Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures: Obfuscation or Information?

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2018
Posted: 05 May 2018
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Disclosure, Linguistic Complexity, Conference Calls, Information Asymmetry

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Non-answers during Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-01, Fama-Miller Working Paper , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Voluntary disclosure, asymmetric information, conference calls, textual analysis

Non-Answers During Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 4
Posted: 20 Sep 2021
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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voluntary disclosure; asymmetric information; conference calls; textual analysis

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Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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accounting research, causal inferences, study of causal mechanisms, study of causal pathways, econometrics

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, (2016), Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-36
Posted: 15 Jul 2016
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Causal inference, accounting research, quasi-experimental methods, structural modeling

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Managing Reputation: Evidence from Biographies of Corporate Directors

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 66, No. 2-3, 2018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
University of Melbourne, University of Toronto - Rotman School of ManagementUniversity of Toronto - Accounting and University of Michigan
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Director monitoring, reputational concerns, strategic disclosure

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Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO Succession, Succession Planning, CEO Turnover, CEO Departure, CEO Termination, Board of Directors, CEO Performance, Corporate Governance Research

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pages 909-950, December 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 112, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-14, Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2013
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

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Board Diversity and Shareholder Voting

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 245, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3915, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper 716/2020
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Board of directors; Diversity; Shareholder voting; Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

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Why Do Pro Forma and Street Earnings Not Reflect Changes in GAAP? Evidence from SFAS 123R

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Melbourne and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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stock-based compensation, SFAS 123R, non-GAAP earnings, Street earnings, pro forma earnings, earnings forecast exclusions, incentives

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Sneak Preview: How ISS Dictates Equity Plan Design

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-37
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance