Daniel J. Taylor

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Associate Professor of Accounting

3641 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

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
Ian D. Gow, Gaizka Ormazabal and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Melbourne, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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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

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 222, Journal of Finance (Forthcoming), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Stanford University - Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Colorado - Leeds School of BusinessUniversity of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Political Connections; Insider Trading; Financial Crisis; Troubled Asset Relief Program; Capital Purchase Program

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Stanford University - Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Colorado - Leeds School of BusinessUniversity of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Political Connections; Insider Trading; Financial Crisis; Troubled Asset Relief

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The Market Reaction to Corporate Governance Regulation

Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 101, Issue 2, August 2011, Pages 431–448, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 82
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
David F. Larcker, Gaizka Ormazabal and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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corporate governance, executive compensation, proxy access, SEC regulation

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
Brian J. Bushee, Ian D. Gow and Daniel J. Taylor
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
Brian J. Bushee, Ian D. Gow and Daniel J. Taylor
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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When Does Information Asymmetry Affect the Cost of Capital?

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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information asymmetry, cost of capital, market competition, expected returns

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Abnormal Accruals in Newly Public Companies: Opportunistic Misreporting or Economic Activity?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2015
Chris Armstrong, George Foster and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Misreporting; Earnings Management; Financial Reporting Quality; Accruals; Incentives; Insider Trading; Initial Public Offering; New Issues Puzzle; Investment

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The JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firms

Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Mary E. Barth, Wayne R. Landsman and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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JOBS Act, mandatory disclosure, voluntary disclosure, proprietary costs, information uncertainty, underpricing, volatility

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Guiding Through the Fog: Financial Statement Complexity and Voluntary Disclosure

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Wayne R. Guay, Delphine Samuels and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago -- Booth School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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financial statement complexity, voluntary disclosure, information environment

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Corporate Governance and the Information Content of Insider Trades

Journal of Accounting Research 49 (Dec 2011): 1249-1274., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Stanford University - Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Colorado - Leeds School of BusinessUniversity of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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corporate governance, insider trading, insider trading policies, general counsel, restricted trade windows

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From Casual to Causal Inference in Accounting Research: The Need for Theoretical Foundations

Foundations and Trends in Accounting, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-63
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Jeremy Bertomeu, Anne Beyer and Daniel J. Taylor
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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causality, economic theory, quasi-natural experiments, structural models

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The Relation between Equity Incentives and Misreporting: The Role of Risk-Taking Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 109 (August 2013): 327-350., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 126, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Equity Incentives, Executive Compensation, Misreporting, Earnings Management, Restatements, SEC Enforcement Actions

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Undisclosed SEC Investigations

Management Science, Forthcoming, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2020
Oregon State University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Washington - Foster School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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SEC investigations, private information, managerial opportunism, insider trading, accounting fraud

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Proprietary Costs and Disclosure Substitution: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago -- Booth School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Audit Process, Private Information, and Insider Trading

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-85, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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audit opinions, audit process, audit report, private information, insider trading, opportunism

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The Spread of COVID-19 Disclosure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-84
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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COVID-19, coronavirus, disclosure, public companies, SEC filings, audit, accounting, board of directors, transparency, 8-K, 10-K, 10-Q, corporate governance, corporate governance research

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In Defense of Fair Value: Weighing the Evidence on Earnings Management and Asset Securitizations

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2009
Mary E. Barth and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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asset securitizations, securitization income, earnings management, fair value

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Asset Securitizations and Credit Risk

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2013
Mary E. Barth, Gaizka Ormazabal and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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asset securitizations, credit ratings, credit risk

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Measurement Error and Bias in Causal Models in Accounting Research

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Washington University in St. Louis, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Brigham Young University and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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measurement error, fixed effects, causal models, accounting research

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The Economics of Managerial Taxes and Corporate Risk-Taking

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper Series Vol. 6, No. 3 Paper No 2018-87
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Accounting Area, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Corporate risk-taking; risky investment; risk-taking incentives; personal income taxes; federal income taxes; state income taxes; agency conflict

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Adapt or Perish: Evidence of CEO Adaptability to Industry Shocks

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Wayne R. Guay, Daniel J. Taylor and Jason J. Xiao
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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CEO adaptability, strategic industry shocks, CEO turnover, top management turnover, CEO entrenchment, agency

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The Economics of Misreporting and the Role of Public Scrutiny

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Delphine Samuels, Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Chicago -- Booth School of Business, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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misreporting, misrepresentation, fraud, earnings management, monitoring, valuation, information quality, information environment

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Follow the Money: Compensation, Risk, and the Financial Crisis

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-43, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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2008 financial crisis, risk-taking incentives, executive compensation, board of directors risk oversight, risk tolerance, financial incentives, corporate governance

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The Stock Market’s Pricing of Customer Satisfaction

Marketing Science, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 826-835, September-October 2009, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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customer satisfaction

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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
Mary E. Barth, Ian D. Gow and Daniel J. Taylor
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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Thoughts on the Divide Between Theoretical and Empirical Research in Accounting

Journal of Financial Reporting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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The Dark Side of Investor Conferences: Evidence of Managerial Opportunism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Brian J. Bushee, Daniel J. Taylor and Christina Zhu
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 505 (71,966)
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Investor conferences, voluntary disclosure, private information, insider trading, opportunism

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Governance of Corporate Insider Equity Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-81 (2020)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, insider trading, insider trading policy, 10b5-1 plans, approval of executive stock transactions, board of directors, blackout window, general counsel approval, suspicious, corporate governance research

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Asymmetric Reporting

Journal of Financial Reporting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2015
Chris Armstrong, Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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asymmetric reporting; reporting precision; the CAPM; Beta; systematic risk; cost of capital

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The Information Content of Corporate Websites

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Bradford Lynch and Daniel J. Taylor
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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websites, disclosure, information content, information asymmetry

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The Evolution of Empirical Methods in Accounting Research and the Growth of Quasi-Experiments

Number of pages: 109 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago -- Booth School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Voluntary Disclosure when Private Information and Disclosure Costs are Jointly Determined

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Jung Min Kim, Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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voluntary disclosure; adverse selection; private information; disclosure costs; proprietary costs; capital investment; major customers

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Delegated Trade and the Pricing of Public and Private Information

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2015
Daniel J. Taylor and Robert E. Verrecchia
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
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delegated trade; institutional investors; imperfect competition; risk premium; expected returns; information quality; accounting quality; idiosyncratic risk; asset pricing tests

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Long-Term Information in the Decision to Provide a Short-Term Forecast

NYU Stern School of Business Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, New York University, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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disclosure, myopia, earnings forecast

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Commentary on the SEC's Proposed Reporting Threshold for Institutional Investment Managers

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Dec 2020
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Brigham Young University, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Commentary on the SEC’s Proposed Exemption to Internal Control Audits under SOX 404(b)

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Frictions in the CEO Labor Market: The Role of Talent Agents in CEO Compensation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Shivaram Rajgopal, Daniel J. Taylor and Mohan Venkatachalam
Columbia Business School, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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