2019 Award Winner
"Performance matched discretionary accrual measures."
S.P. Kothari, Andrew J. Leone, and Charles E. Wasley
Journal of Accounting and Economics, January 2005, Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 163-197
2018 Award Winner
"Annual report readability, current earnings, and earnings persistence."
Journal of Accounting and Economics, August 2008, Volume 45, No. 2-3, pp. 221-247
"The Information Content of Forward-Looking Statements in Corporate Filings - A Naive Bayesian Machine Learning Approach."
Journal of Accounting Research, December 2010, Volume 48, No. 5, pp. 1049-1102
2017 Award Winner
“What’s My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure.”
Linda Smith Bamber, John (Xuefeng) Jiang, and Isabel Yanyan Wang
The Accounting Review. July 2010, Vol. 85, No. 4. Pp. 1131-1162
2016 Award Winner
"Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequence."
Holger Daske, Luzi Hail, Christian Leuz, and Rodrigo S. Verdi
Journal of Accounting Research. Vol. 46, Issue 5, December 2008, pp. 1085–1142
2015 Award Winner
"The Quality of Accruals and Earnings: The Role of Accrual Estimation Errors."
Patricia M. Dechow and Ilia D. Dichev
The Accounting Review. March 2002, Vol. 77, No. s-1. Pp. 35-59
2014 Award Winner
"Earnings management and investor protection: an international comparison"
Christian Leuz, Dhananjay Nanda, and Peter D. Wysocki
Journal of Financial Economics. Volume 69, Issue 3, September 2003, Pages 505-527.
2013 Award Winner
"Earnings Management Through Real Activities Manipulation"
Journal of Accounting and Economics. Volume 42, Issue 3 (December 2006)
2012 Award Winner
"The Conservatism Principle and the Asymmetric Timeliness of Earnings"
Journal of Accounting and Economics 1997
2011 Award Winner
"Comprehensive Income Reporting and Analysts' Valuation Judgments"
D. Eric Hirst and Patrick E. Hopkins
Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 36, Studies on Enhancing the Financial Reporting Model (1998), pp. 47-75
2010 Award Winners
"An empirical analysis of the relation between the board of director composition and financial statement fraud."
by Mark Beasley
The Accounting Review 71 (4): 443-465. 1996
"Causes and consequences of earnings manipulations: An analysis of firms subject to enforcement actions by the SEC."
by Patricia Dechow, Richard Sloan, and Amy Sweeney
Contemporary Accounting Research 13 (1): 1-36. 1996