Ruth W. Epps

Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting

Professor

301 W Main Street

Richmond, VA 23284-4000

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Gender Differences and Executive Financial Decision-Making: Management Earnings Forecasts

2012 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
Posted: 10 May 2012
Jessica L. Nowlin and Ruth W. Epps
Virginia Commonwealth University-Department of Accounting and Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting

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gender differences, financial decision-making, management earnings forecasts, forecasts errors

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A Neural Network Approach to Estimating the Allowance for Bad Debt

2011 American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Allowance for bad debt, Bad debt expense, neural networks in accounting

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An Analysis of the Stimulus Dollars for Two Major ARRA Programs in Virginia - Health & Human Resources and Education

Journal of Government Financial Management, (June 2011).
Posted: 24 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Ruth W. Epps and David Emerson
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting and Independent

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, economic recovery plan, Recovery Act, stimulus dollars

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Developing a Theory of Auditing Behavior in the Electronic Business Environment

Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 38-82, September 2008
Posted: 18 Sep 2008
Arinola O. Adebayo, Allen S. Lee and Ruth W. Epps
University of South Carolina at Aiken, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting

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e-business auditing, audit evidential matter, interpretive research, auditing behavior, technological imperative, social/organizational imperative, socio-technical imperative, electronic audit evidential matter

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Board of Directors' Governance Challenges and Earnings Management

Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Ruth W. Epps and Tariq Hassaneen Ismail
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting and Faculty of Commerce

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Board of directors, Compensation committee, Corporate governance, Earnings management, Nominating committee

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An Empirical Study of the Value-Relevance of Using Proportionate Consolidation Accounting for Investments in Joint Ventures

Accounting Forum, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 169-190, 2005
Posted: 20 Nov 2007
Eastern Mennonite UniversityYork College of Pennsylvania and Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting

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Investments, Joint ventures, Proportionate consolidation accounting, Value-relevance

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Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Material Weaknesses and Discretionary Accruals

Accounting Forum, Vol. 34, pp. 67-75, 2010
Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2010
Ruth W. Epps and Cynthia P. Guthrie
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting and Bucknell University

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Discretionary accruals, Internal control deficiencies, Material weaknesses, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

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Corporate Governance and Earnings Management: The Effects of Board Composition, Size, Structure and Board Policies on Earnings Management

Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Ruth W. Epps
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting

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Corporate governance, Earnings management, Board of directors, Nominating Committee, Compensation Committee

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Do Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS) Corporate Governance Ratings Reflect a Company's Operating Performance?

Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 19, pp. 1135-1148, 2008
Posted: 11 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2008
Ruth W. Epps and Sandra J. Cereola
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting and James Madison University - School of Accounting

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Corporate governance, firm operating performance, governance rating, return on assets, return on equity

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The Impact of Environmental Factors on Accounting Development: An Egyptian Longitudinal Study

Posted: 05 May 2005
Northern Kentucky University, Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Accounting and Northern Kentucky University

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Environmental factors, Accounting development, Emerging markets