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Pro-borrower or Pro-lender?
Feature | August 05, 2014
Commercial contract laws that govern lending can generate big business for states — but borrower beware.
Has “Say on Pay” Worked?
Feature | June 24, 2014
Shareholder voting on executive compensation has done little to curb CEO pay — but has brought transparency to governance.
A Filter for Financial Fraud
Research Brief | May 15, 2014
A new technique uses the power of statistical analysis to uncover likely accounting and financial fraud. The tool could help the SEC — as well as auditors and investors — to quickly and inexpensively root out wrongdoing.
One Book or Two?
Feature | April 24, 2014
The link between tax liability and internal pricing.
The Value Trap
Research Brief | November 27, 2013
Assess the risk associated with the growth of a so-called value stock by considering both its book-to-price and earnings-to-price ratios.
A Better Standard for Credit Risk
Feature | April 29, 2013
A new metric uses publicly disclosed bank information to better predict credit losses from loans.
Luring the Informed Investor
Feature | November 30, 2012
Does investor sophistication correlate with firms’ disclosure activities?
Accounting and Systemic Risk
Feature | April 30, 2012
Professors Trevor Harris and Doron Nissim and Executive-in-Residence Robert Herz discuss their new paper on accounting's role in reporting, creation, and reduction of systemic risk at financial institutions and across the financial system.
Fair Value, Risky Business
Feature | March 30, 2012
Does fair-value accounting contribute to systemic risk in the banking industry?
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