Research

Published Papers

A Test of Income Smoothing Using Pseudo Fiscal Years
with Dirk Black and Wayne Thomas
Management Science (forthcoming)

Why Firms Announce Good News Late: Earnings Management and Financial Reporting Timeliness
with Mark Kim and Ira Yeung
Contemporary Accounting Research (forthcoming)

The Effect of Mandatory Disclosure on Market Inefficiencies: Evidence from FASB Statement No. 161
with John Campbell and Urooj Khan
The Accounting Review, (2021) 96 (2): 153-176.

The Predictability of Future Aggregate Earnings Growth and the Relation between Aggregate Analyst Recommendation Changes and Future Returns
with Bruce Billings and Sami Keskek
The Accounting Review, (2021) 96 (1): 41-66.

Determinants and Consequences of Firms' Derivative Accounting
Journal of Financial Reporting, (2020) 5 (1): 81-114.

A Review of Derivatives Research in Accounting and Suggestions for Future Work
with John Campbell and Landon Mauler
Journal of Accounting Literature, Volume 42, June 2019, pg 44-60.

Non-GAAP Reporting following Debt Covenant Violations
with Theodore Christensen, Hang Pei, and Liang Tan
Review of Accounting Studies, Volume 24, Issue 2, June 2019, pg 629-664.

Working Papers

The Effect of Investor Inattention on Voluntary Disclosure
with Riddha Sattam Basu (George Washington University) and Andrew Stephan (University of Colorado)

Looking Your Worst: Downward Earnings Management after Activist Challenges
with Mary-Hunter McDonnell (The University of Pennsylvania) and Jacob Thornock (Brigham Young University)

Post-Litigation Reporting Conservatism
with Frank Heflin (University of Georgia), Mark Kim (University of California Los Angeles), and James R. Moon (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Big Bath Accounting following Natural Disasters
with Yingmei Cheng (Florida State University), Jonghan Park (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen), and Tianming Zhang (Florida State University)