David F. Larcker

Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting

Graduate School of Business

518 Memorial Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

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Stanford University - Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance

Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Ab

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

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Citation 49

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Wayne R. Guay, John E. Core and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Executive compensation; Stock options; Equity incentives; Corporate governance

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Executive compensation, stock options, equity incentives, corporate governance

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How Important is Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
David F. Larcker, Scott A. Richardson and A. Irem Tuna
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
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Corporate governance

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Detecting Deceptive Discussions in Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 495-540, 2012 , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
David F. Larcker and Anastasia A. Zakolyukina
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Deception, Restatements, Linguistic Analysis

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Corporate Governance, Accounting Outcomes, and Organizational Performance

Accounting Review, October 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
David F. Larcker, Scott A. Richardson and A. Irem Tuna
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
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corporate governance, earnings quality, firm performance, principal component analysis, recursive partitioning

Subjectivity and the Weighting of Performance Measures: Evidence from a Balanced Scorecard

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 May 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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balanced scorecard, subjective performance measures, non-financial performance measurement

Subjectivity and the Weighting of Performance Measures: Evidence from a Balanced Scorecard

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Jul 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

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balanced scorecard, subjective performance measures, non-financial performance measurement

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Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, board of directors, governance structure, executive compensation, pay-for-performance, say-on-pay, CEO succession, corporate governance regulations, corporate governance research, corporate governance best practices

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Assessing Empirical Research in Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Managaement Perspective

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 14 Jan 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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The Incentives for Tax Planning

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 53, Issues 1–2, (Feb–April 2012): 391-411. , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 56, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2032
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Chris Armstrong, Jennifer Blouin and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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tax director incentives, effective tax rate, book-tax difference

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Corporate Governance, Incentives, and Tax Avoidance

Journal of Accounting and Economics 60 (August 2015): 1–17., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Tax aggressiveness, FIN 48, tax avoidance, CEO incentives, corporate governance

On the Use of Instrumental Variables in Accounting Research

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota
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Endogeneity, instrumental variables, disclosure, cost of capital

On the Use of Instrumental Variables in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2009
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota

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Endogeneity, instrumental variables, disclosure, cost of capital

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How Much Should We Trust Staggered Difference-In-Differences Estimates?

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 736/2021, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Andrew Baker, David F. Larcker and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School
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Difference in differences, staggered difference-in-differences designs, generalized difference-in-differences, dynamic treatment effects

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Stock Options, Restricted Stock, and Incentives

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2004
Richard A. Lambert and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Stock options, agency models, incentives

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Performance Implications of Strategic Performance Measurement in Financial Services Firms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 May 2003
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Taylor Randall
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - School of Accounting and Information Systems
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balanced scorecard, strategic performance measurement, non-financial performance measurement

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Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, CEO, chief executive officer, independent chairman, independence standards, leadership, board structure, corporate governance research

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CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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CEO Personality, leadership traits, personality measures, Big Five personality, CEO investment choices, CEO financing choices, firm operating performance

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w22435
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Outsourcing Shareholder Voting to Proxy Advisory Firms

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1 (February 2015), pp. 173-204, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 119, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-27 (2105R), IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP1096-E
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Gaizka Ormazabal
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
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proxy advisory firms, say-on-pay, institutional shareholder voting

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Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 1, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 98, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Robert Daines, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, governance ratings

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The Power of the Pen and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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press, media, executive compensation, corporate governance

The Power of the Pen and Executive Compensation

Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 88, No. 1 (April, 2008), pp. 1-25
Posted: 17 Sep 2007
John E. Core, Wayne R. Guay and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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press, media, executive compensation, corporate governance

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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

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Ten Myths of 'Say on Pay'

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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say on pay, executive compensation, equity awards, equity compensation, performance-based pay, executive pay, corporate governance

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
University 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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12153
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
University 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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Back Door Links between Directors and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - School of Communication and London Business School
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Interlocks, executive compensation, network analysis

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Chief Executive Officer Equity Incentives and Accounting Irregularities

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 4, Journal of Accounting Research, Chicago, Vol. 48, No. 2, p. 225, May 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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equity incentives, accounting restatements, propensity score matching

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Corporate Governance, Fees for Non-Audit Services and Accrual Choices

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 May 2003
David F. Larcker and Scott A. Richardson
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and AQR Capital Management, LLC
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corporate governance, earnings quality, accruals, audit quality, non-audit services

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Economic Characteristics, Corporate Governance, and the Influence of Compensation Consultants on Executive Pay Levels

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 15, Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2012
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Chris Armstrong, Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, executive compensation, compensation consultants

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Tesla Motors: The Evolution of Governance from Inception to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-15
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Tesla, corporate governance, IPO, governance structure, board of directors, antitakeover protections, executive compensation

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Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, staggered board, classified board, independent director, independence standards, director interlocks, governance quality, director liability, indemnification, corporate governance research

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Governance Gone Wild: Epic Misbehavior at Uber Technologies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-70, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Governance, Risk, Reputational Risk, Risk Management, Scandal, Culture, Tone at the Top, Leadership, Incentives, Compensation, Controls, Oversight, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance Research

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Seven Myths of Executive Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-17
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance research, executive compensation, pay for performance, incentives, equity pay

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Corporate Governance According to Charles T. Munger

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-38
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance systems, role of trust in governance, incentives and control, high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure

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Where's the Greenium?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 239, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-14, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 69, Issues 2–3, April–May 2020, 101312
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2020
David F. Larcker and Edward M. Watts
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Municipal Bonds, Green Bonds

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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
Alan D. Jagolinzer, David F. Larcker and Daniel J. Taylor
University 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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Netflix Approach to Governance: Genuine Transparency with the Board

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-71, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Feb 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, board of directors, information gap, information flow, transparency, open access, Netflix, independence, independent directors, board presentations, board books, oversight, board of directors, strategic decisions, corporate governance research

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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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Long-Term Economic Consequences of Hedge Fund Activist Interventions

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 236, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-47, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 577/2018, Review of Accounting Studies,, Long-term economic consequences of hedge fund activist interventions June 2019, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 536–569
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
Ed deHaan, David F. Larcker and Charles McClure
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Hedge Fund Activist Interventions, Activist Interventions, Activist Hedge Funds, shareholder wealth, pre-activism performance, shareholders, Government Policy and Regulation, corporate governance

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The Business Case for ESG

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-77
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and ValueAct Capital
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Corporate governance, shareholder, stakeholder, stakeholder perspective, ValueAct, ESG, environment, sustainable investing, corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, long-term investing, risk management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

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Timing of Employee Stock Option Exercises and the Cost of Stock Option Grants

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Option expense, employee option exercise, SFAS 123, stock option cost, survival analysis

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Determinants of Performance Measure Choices in Worker Incentive Plans

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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performance measures, compensation plans, non-management employees

The Structure and Performance Consequences of Equity Grants to Employees of New Economy Firms

JAE Boston Conference June 2001
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2002
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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The Structure and Performance Consequences of Equity Grants to Employees of New Economy Firms

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 34, Nos. 1-3, pp. 89-127, January 2003
Posted: 05 Feb 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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management compensation, stock option, incentive

Performance Consequences of Mandatory Increases in Executive Stock Ownership

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2000
John E. Core and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Managerial ownership; Corporate governance; Financial performance

Performance Consequences of Mandatory Increases in Executive Stock Ownership

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Nov 2001
John E. Core and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Managerial ownership; Corporate governance; Financial performance

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Separation Anxiety: The Impact of CEO Divorce on Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-36
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO divorce, executive divorce, disclosure, transparency

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Corporate Governance Data and Measures Revisited

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 211, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-60
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
David F. Larcker, Peter C. Reiss and Youfei Xiao
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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corporate governance provisions, antitakeover provisions, impact on shareholder value, Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC)

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Lehman Brothers: Peeking Under the Board Facade

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-03
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

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Lululemon: A Sheer Debacle in Risk Management

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-41, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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social media, social media monitoring, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

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The Big Thumb on the Scale: An Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-72, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
James Copland, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Manhattan Institute, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, Institutional Shareholder Services, ISS, Glass Lewis, institutional investors, shareholder voting, shareholder activism, shareholder pressure, proxy advisory services, proxy firms, proxy voting, governance quality, compensation design, compensation choices, corporate governance

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An Activist View of CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-65, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Compensation, Executive Compensation, Pay for Performance, Equity, Incentives, Realizable Pay, Performance Measurement, Corporate Governance Research

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Proxy Advisory Firms and Stock Option Repricing

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 56, No. Issues 2–3, November–December 2013, Pages 149-169, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Gaizka Ormazabal
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
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proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

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Stock Options and Chief Executive Officer Compensation

Operations Research, Vol. 58, No. 4, Part 2 of 2, July–August 2010, pp. 1090–1106, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 May 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Chris Armstrong, David F. Larcker and Che-Lin Su
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Stock Options, Incentives, Agency Model

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What is CEO Talent Worth?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, CEO compensation, incentives

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Is a Powerful CEO Good or Bad for Shareholders?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 28
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance. chief executive officer, power dynamics, leadership

51.

Berkshire Hathaway: The Role of Trust in Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Governance, Governance Structure, Management Integrity, Risk Management

52.

The Double-Edged Sword of CEO Activism

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-74, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Tideline
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corporate governance, activism, CEO activism, corporate activism, advocacy, corporate advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, ESG investing, social issues, environmental issues, controversy, corporate reputation, reputation management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governan

53.

Diversity in the C-Suite: The Dismal State of Diversity Among Fortune 100 Senior Executives

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-82
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Diversity, C-suite, Fortune 100, diversity pipeline, glass ceiling, racial diversity, executive diversity, board diversity, board recruitment, CEO succession, talent development, leadership, corporate governance research

54.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, risk management, corporate governance research

55.

Leadership Challenges at Hewlett-Packard: Through the Looking Glass

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO succession, board of directors, corporate governance, Hewlett-Packard succession, strategy and risk

56.

Trust: The Unwritten Contract In Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-34
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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high-trust organizations, organizational trust, governance structure, corporate culture

57.

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

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Peter C. Reiss
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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accounting research, causal inferences, study of causal mechanisms, study of causal pathways, econometrics

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, (2016), Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-36
Posted: 15 Jul 2016
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Peter C. Reiss
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Causal inference, accounting research, quasi-experimental methods, structural modeling

59.

Pro Forma Earnings: What's Wrong with GAAP?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-09
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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GAAP, non-GAAP accounting, transparency, financial statements, financial reporting, corporate governance

60.

Performance-Based Incentives for Internal Monitors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 76 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2052
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, Alan D. Jagolinzer and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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performance-based incentives, internal monitors, general counsel, accounting irregularities

61.

Sudden Death of a CEO: Are Companies Prepared When Lightening Strikes?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-24
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO succession, succession planning, corporate governance

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Performance-Based Compensation in Professional Service Firms

Organizational Economics of Health Care Conference 2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2003
Christopher D. Ittner, David F. Larcker and Mina Pizzini
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Texas State University, San Marcos - College of Business Administration
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Non-answers during Conference Calls

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-01, Fama-Miller Working Paper , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2021
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Anastasia A. Zakolyukina
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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linguistic analysis, conference calls

64.

Financial Manipulation: Words Don't Lie

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-07
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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transparency, disclosure, accounting restatements, corporate governance

65.

Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO Succession, Succession Planning, CEO Turnover, CEO Departure, CEO Termination, Board of Directors, CEO Performance, Corporate Governance Research

66.

Building a Better Board Book

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 68, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-67
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Alex Baum, David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Jacob Welch
Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Value Act Capital
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Board Presentations, Board Books, Strategic Decisions, Strategy, Investment Decisions, Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Allocation of Expenses, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pages 909-950, December 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 112, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Chris Armstrong, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-14, Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2013
Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Chris Armstrong, Ian D. Gow and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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executive compensation, equity-based compensation, shareholder voting

68.

The Adoption and Characteristics of Performance Stock Option Grants

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Purdue University - Department of Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Stock options, premium stock options, performance-based vesting

69.

Seven Myths of CEO Succession

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-39
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Mar 2014
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, CEO succession, succession planning, succession planning myths, board of directors

70.

Loosey-Goosey Governance: Four Misunderstood Terms in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-79, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, good corporate governance, dual-class shares, independent chairman, independent chair, staggered boards, classified boards, board quality, board of directors, board oversight, powerful directors, board culture, board evaluation, pay for performance, CEO pay, executive pay, CEO

71.

Monitoring Risks Before They Go Viral: Is it Time for the Board to Embrace Social Media?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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social media, board of director oversight, reputation, reputational risks, corporate governance

72.

Does the Composition of a Company's Shareholder Base Really Matter?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-42
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Anne Beyer, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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shareholder base, shareholder investment horizon, managing the shareholder base, shareholder influence, shareholder composition, corporate governance, long-term or short-term shareholders

73.

Scaling Up: The Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-75 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, startups, pre-IPO companies, governance of startups, governance of pre-IPO companies, governance of private companies, venture-backed businesses, independent directors, board of directors, implementing a governance system, setting up a governance system, financial systems, comp

74.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research

75.

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

76.

Cashing It In: Private-Company Exchanges and Employee Stock Sales Prior to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-73, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Edward M. Watts
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
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Corporate governance, employee stock options, private company compensation, private company equity, pre-IPO compensation, pre-IPO discounts, equity compensation, private company exchanges, private company marketplaces, NASDAQ private market, Equidate, SharesPost, EquityZen, governance quality, compe

77.

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

78.

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP63 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Taylor Griffin, David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
The Miles Group, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, board evaluations, boardroom dynamics, board performance, board culture, coaching, succession planning, leadership, corporate governance research

79.

Director Networks: Good for the Director, Good for Shareholders

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-08
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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interlocking directorates, board networks, board of directors, corporate governance

80.

Peer-Group Choice, Chief Executive Officer Compensation, and Firm Performance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 240, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
David F. Larcker, Charles McClure and Christina Zhu
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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CEO Compensation; Peer Groups; Agency Problems; CEO Labor Market

81.

Pledge (and Hedge) Allegiance to the Company

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, equity hedging, equity pledging, hedging, pledging

82.

And Then a Miracle Happens!: How Do Proxy Advisory Firms Develop Their Voting Recommendations?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 31
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, proxy advisors, proxy voting, proxy advisory services

83.

CEO Health Disclosure at Apple: A Public or Private Matter

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-12
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO succession, enterprise risk, disclosure & transparency

84.

CEO Succession Planning: Who’s Behind Door Number One?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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succession planning, disclosure, board of directors, corporate governance

85.

Sharing the Pain: How Did Boards Adjust CEO Pay in Response to COVID-19?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-86
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Equilar, Equilar, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Equilar
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Corporate governance, CEO pay, compensation, director compensation, executive compensation, COVID, ESG, layoffs, furloughs, salary reductions, supplemental bonuses, downturn, annual bonus, LTIP, restricted stock, lost wealth, dividend suspension, reputation, boards of directors, corporate governance

86.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, CEO bad behavior, CEO misconduct, tone at the top, culture, recidivism, leadership, unethical behavior, conflicts of interest, sexual relations, abusive language, arrogance, hubris, corporate governance research

87.

Where Experts Get it Wrong: Independence vs. Leadership in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 32
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, CEO and executive leadership, CEO personality, CEO-Chairman duality

88.

Trust and Consequences: A Survey of Berkshire Hathaway Operating Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-52, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Trust, decentralization, autonomy, ethics, corporate governance

89.

Do ISS Voting Recommendations Create Shareholder Value?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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proxy advisory firms, stock option exchanges, institutional shareholder voting, proxy voting

90.

Critical Update Needed: Cybersecurity Expertise in the Boardroom

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-69, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-70
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
David F. Larcker, Peter C. Reiss and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Board of directors, risk, cybersecurity, cyber threats, data theft, risk management, audit, internal controls, corporate governance research

91.

How Important is Culture?: An Inside Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-48 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage, Organizational Culture, Corporate Governance, Culture Models, Organizational Leadership

92.

Sensitivity of CEO Wealth to Stock Price: A New Tool for Assessing Pay for Performance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-10
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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pay for performance, compensation, risk management, corporate governance

93.

Endogenous Selection and Moral Hazard in Executive Compensation Contracts

Operation Research Part-2, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1090-1106, July-August 2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Chris Armstrong, David F. Larcker and Che-Lin Su
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Generalized Principal Agent Model, Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard, Executive Compensation, Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints

94.

Are Current CEOs the Best Board Members?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, board of directors, CEOs as board members, decision-making

95.

Pro Forma Compensation: Useful Insight or Window Dressing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-50, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Youfei Xiao
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 389 (90,208)
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pro forma compensation, realized and realizable pay, compensation disclosures, pay for performance disclosures, GAAP and non-GAAP earnings

96.

Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, coaching, talent development, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

97.

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

98.

What Can For-Profit and Nonprofit Boards Learn from Each Other About Improving Governance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-49, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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nonprofit boards, nonprofit organizations, nonprofit perfvormance measurement ,nonfinancial metrics, for profit firms

99.

Pioneering Women on Boards: Pathways of the First Female Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-35
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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women on boards, diversity, board of directors, corporate boards, board diversity, corporate governance, gender, women, directors

100.

Institutional Shareholder Services: The Uninvited Guest at the Equity Table

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-01
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, proxy voting, proxy access, corporate governance ratings

101.

Boardroom Centrality and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 55(2-3): 225-250 (April-May 2013), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
David F. Larcker, Eric C. So and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
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board of director networks, analyst forecasts, market efficiency

102.

What Does it Mean for an Executive to 'Make' $1 Million?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-22
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, executive compensation, earned versus realized pay, Black Scholes

103.

Board Diversity and Shareholder Voting

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 245, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3915, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper 716/2020
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker and Edward M. Watts
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 345 (103,792)
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Board of directors, Diversity, Shareholder voting, Environmental Social and Governance, ESG

104.

Risk Management Breakdown at AXA Rosenberg: The Curious Case of a Quant Manager Trusted Too Much

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 33
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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risk management, board of directors' oversight, governance structure, personality factors, separation and control, corporate governance

105.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 325 (110,640)

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Proxy voting, shareholder resolutions, Rule 14a-8, activists, activism, shareholder activism, board of directors, annual meeting, corporate governance research

106.

Stakeholders and Shareholders: Are Executives Really 'Penny Wise and Pound Foolish' About ESG?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-78, July 2019, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3418389
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Vinay Trivedi and Owen Wurzbacher
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, General Atlantic and High Sage Ventures
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corporate governance, shareholder, stakeholder, stakeholder perspective, ESG, environment, sustainable investing, corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, long-term investing, risk management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

107.

The Ideal Proxy Statement

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-47, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 316 (114,034)

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annual proxy statement, DEF14a, shareholders, institutional investors, corporate disclosure, say on pay disclosure

108.

Scarlet Letter: Are the CEOs and Directors of Failed Companies ‘Tainted’?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 312 (115,606)
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corporate board of directors, governance failures, shareholders, ethics violations

109.

Union Activism: Do Union Pension Funds Act Solely in the Interest of Beneficiaries?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 293 (123,569)
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union pensions funds, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, corporate governance, retirement assets, proxy process

110.

Pay for Performance… But Not Too Much Pay: The American Public's View of CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-80, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Dec 2019
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 289 (125,356)

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CEO compensation, American view on pay, survey data, CEO pay, pay and size, executive pay, pay for performance, corporate governance research

111.

From Boardroom to C-Suite: Why Would a Company Pick a Current Director as CEO?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. 64, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Succession planning, leadership, chief executive officers, labor market, executives, board of directors, emergency CEO, interim CEO, CEO turnover, corporate governance research

112.

Gaming the System: Three 'Red Flags' of Potential 10b5-1 Abuse

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Washington - Foster School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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CEO compensation, CEO pay, equity compensation, insider trading, insider trading policy, 10b5-1 plans, executive stock transactions, board of directors, blackout window, general counsel approval, suspicious, abuse, red flags, cooling-off periods, block trades, earnings, corporate governance

113.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, risk management, ethics, agency problems, agency costs, CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, compensation committees, board of directors, independent board, CEO succession, corporate governance research

114.

Josh Hardy and the #SaveJosh Army: How Corporate Risk Escalates and Accelerates Through Social Media

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
David F. Larcker, Sarah Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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social media, social media monitoring, social media risks, corporate risk management, reputational risks, corporate governance

115.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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: Corporate Governance, Culture, Organizational Culture, Compensation, Profit Sharing, Open Books Policy, Employee Satisfaction, Leadership, Real Estate

116.

Sneak Preview: How ISS Dictates Equity Plan Design

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-37
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker, Allan L. McCall and Brian Tayan
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 269 (135,111)
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proxy advisory firms. proxy advisors, institutional investors proxy votes, corporate governance

117.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
David F. Larcker, Brendan Sheehan and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO compensation, executive pay, pay for performance, correlation of pay to performance metrics, compensation committees, corporate governance research, proxy advisory firms

118.

A Meeting of the Minds: How Do Companies Distribute Knowledge and Workload Across Board Committees?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-46, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Christina Zhu
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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board of directors, board committees, board committee overlap, board committees and shared knowledge, corporate governance

119.

The NCAA Adopts 'Dodd-Frank': A Fable

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-20
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Dodd-Frank, corporate governance regulations, NCAA

120.

A Historical Look at Compensation and Disclosure: Cool and Refreshing!

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 244 (149,023)

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board of directors, board structure, corporate governance, regulatory oversight

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth Its Weight in Gold?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-67, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-66
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 243 (149,097)
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CEO Labor Market, CEO Recruitment, CEO Succession Planning, Internal Talent Development, Board of Directors, CEO Compensation, Corporate Governance Research

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth its Weight in Gold?

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 301-308, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Nicholas Donatiello, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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board of directors, CEO labor market, CEO recruitment, CEO succession planning, corporate governance, internal talent development

122.

The Handpicked CEO Successor

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-45, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-3
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
David F. Larcker, Stephen Miles and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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CEO succession, succession planning, handpicked successors, corporate governance

123.

Fixed or Contingent: How Should 'Governance Monitors' Be Paid?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Governance, executive compensation, executive pay, fixed or contingent pay, general counsel, governance monitors

124.

Shareholder Lawsuits: Where is the Line between Legitimate and Frivolous?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, shareholder lawsuits, shareholder litigation, proxy voting, say-on-pay, executive compensation

125.

Environmental Spinoffs: The Attempt to Dump Liability Through Spin and Bankruptcy

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-87
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Nov 2020
Andrew C. Baker, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University, Law School, Stanford University, School of Law, Student, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, environmental liability, Tronox, Chemours, Solutia, Kerr-McGee, Anadarko, DuPont, Monsanto, dumping, fraudulent conveyance, spinoffs, spin off, fraud, bankruptcy, risk, risk management, ESG, boards of directors, corporate governance research

126.

Blindsided by Social Risk: How Do Companies Survive a Storm of Their Own Making?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-85
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, activism, CEO activism, social risk, political risk, advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, social issues, environmental issues, corporate reputation, reputation management, boards of directors, risk management, corporate governance research

127.

Where Does Human Resources Sit at the Strategy Table?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-76, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, human resources, strategic human resources, strategic HR, human capital management, performance measurement, succession planning, war for talent, boards of directors, corporate governance research

128.

The Effects of Contract Design and Implementation Practices on Worker Incentive Plan Outcomes

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2008
Francesca Franco, Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
London Business School, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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worker incentives; performance measurement; implementation of incentive plans

129.

Proxy Access: A Sheep, or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 169 (208,996)

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proxy access, shareholder democracy, corporate governance

130.

The First Outside Director

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-83
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2020
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 161 (217,607)

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Board of directors, board quality, directors, first director, first outside director, pre-IPO companies, startups, governance, director recruitment, director qualifications, entrepreneurship, growing companies, scaling companies, advising companies, oversight, corporate governance research

131.

The Resignation of David Sokol: Mountain or Molehill for Berkshire Hathaway?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-14
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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corporate governance, insider trading, transparency and disclosure

132.

Protests from Within: Engaging with Employee Activists

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Stephen Miles, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Corporate governance, activism, employee activism, social risk, political risk, corporate activism, advocacy, corporate advocacy, corporate social responsibility, ESG, ESG investing, social issues, viral, twitter, slack, boycott, protest, environmental issues, controversy, corporate reputation

133.

Keller Williams Realty (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. HR-29B
Posted: 17 Feb 2011
David F. Larcker, James Baron and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Yale School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate Culture, Organizational Structure, Corporate Strategy, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Advantage

134.

Baker Hughes: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-18
Posted: 31 Aug 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate governance, Bribery. Corruption, Control systems, Risk Management

135.

Multimillionaire Matchmaker: An Inside Look at CEO Succession Planning

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-21
Posted: 21 Apr 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Labor Markets, CEO, Succession Planning

136.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (B)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -20B
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

137.

Sharks in the Water: Battling an Activist Investor for Corporate Control (A)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG-20A
Posted: 23 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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activists, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder relations

138.

Equity on Demand: The Netflix Approach to Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -19
Posted: 05 Mar 2010
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan and Allan L. McCall
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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compensation, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, Human Resources Management, employee stock ownership

139.

Sovereign Bancorp and Relational Investors: The Role of the Activist Hedge Fund

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -06
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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activists, Corporate Governance

140.

Selecting a CEO: The Leader, the Business Builder, or the Technologist Case Number: CG-15 Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -15
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Board of Directors, CEO, compensation, Corporate Governance, labor market

141.

The Management of Berkshire Hathaway; Case Number: CG-16; Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -16
Posted: 04 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, management controls, compensation, Risk Management, management

142.

Executive Compensation at Nabors Industries: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Case Teaching No. CG -05
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Bankruptcy, stock options, bankruptcy reorganization

143.

There's a New Sheriff in Town: Institutional Shareholder Services

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -07
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, mergers & acquisitions

144.

Corporate Governance Ratings: Got the Grade... What Was the Test?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -08
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Performance Measurement

145.

Shareholder Democracy: Does Gretchen Get it Right?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -09
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Board of Directors, shareholder voting, Corporate Governance, newspapers

146.

10b5-1 Plans: Mortgaging a Defense Against Insider Trading

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -10
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, insider trading, Corporate Governance, stock options

147.

Models of Corporate Governance: Who's the Fairest of Them All?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -11
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Corporate Governance, control systems, Board of Directors, auditing

148.

Say on Pay ... Does the Buck Stop Here?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -12
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, shareholder voting

149.

Executive Compensation: Moving from Utility Services to Power Trading at Aquila

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -14
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, bonuses, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement

150.

Attention Shoppers: Executive Compensation at Kroger, Safeway, Costco and Whole Foods

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -13
Posted: 03 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Executive Compensation, Board of Directors, stock options, Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement, bonuses

151.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves-Governance Overhaul after Scandal (B); Case Number: CG-17(B) Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (B)
Posted: 01 Oct 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

152.

Royal Dutch/Shell: A Shell Game with Oil Reserves (A) Case Number: CG-17A Publication Year: 2009

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. CG -17 (A)
Posted: 30 Sep 2009
David F. Larcker, Robert Lawson and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Accounting, Board of Directors, Corporate Governance, management controls

153.

Endogeneity and Empirical Accounting Research

European Accounting Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 207-215, May 2007
Posted: 24 May 2007
David F. Larcker and Tjomme O. Rusticus
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Minnesota

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Endogeneity, instrumental variables, managerial ownership

154.

Fees Paid to Audit Firms, Accrual Choices and Corporate Governance

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 42, No. 3, June 2004
Posted: 12 May 2004
David F. Larcker and Scott A. Richardson
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and AQR Capital Management, LLC

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Audit fees, auditor independence, accruals, corporate governance

155.

Discussion of 'Employee Stock Options, Eps Dilution, and Stock Repurchases'

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 36, Nos. 1-3, pp. 45-49, December 2003
Posted: 16 Dec 2003
David F. Larcker
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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stock options, stock repurchase decisions

156.

Discussion of 'are Executive Stock Options Associated with Future Earnings?'

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 36, Nos. 1-3, pp. 91-103, December 2003
Posted: 01 Dec 2003
David F. Larcker
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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stock options, econometric methods

157.

Empirical Managerial Accounting Research: Are We Just Describing Management Consulting Practice?

European Accounting Review, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2002
Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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158.

Empirical Research in Managerial Accounting: A Value-Based Management Perspective

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 32, Nos. 1-3, December 2001
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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159.

Innovations in Performance Measurement: Trends and Research Implications

Journal of Management Accounting Research, 1998
Posted: 21 Oct 1998
Christopher D. Ittner and David F. Larcker
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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160.

Corporate Governance, CEO Compensation, and Firm Performance

Posted: 28 Mar 1997
John E. Core, Robert W. Holthausen and David F. Larcker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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