Publications:

  1. “Auditor benchmarking of client disclosures” with Michael Drake, Phillip Lamoreaux, and Jacob Thornock. Forthcoming at Review of Accounting Studies.

  2. “Shifting corporate culture: Executive stock ownership plan adoptions and incentives to meet or just beat analysts' expectations” Review of Accounting Studies, 23(2), 654-685.

    - Featured in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

  3. “The effect of tax-motivated income shifting on information asymmetry” with Ciao-Wei Chen, Brad Hepfer, and Ryan Wilson. Review of Accounting Studies, 23(3), 958-1004.

    - 2017 Review of Accounting Studies Conference Paper

  4. “Who Uses Financial Statements? A Demographic Analysis of Financial Statement Downloads from EDGAR" with Michael Drake and Jacob Thornock. Accounting Horizons, 31(3): 55-68, 2017.
    - American Accounting Association Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award ($2500)

Working Papers:

  1. “Executives' tax-advantaged trusts and IPO outcomes” with Michael Dambra and Matthew Gustafson. 2018.

    - Under 3rd round review at The Accounting Review

    - Presented at 2017 UNC Tax Symposium, 2017 Conference on the Convergence of Financial and Managerial Accounting, 2017 Cherry Blossom Conference*, 2017 European Finance Association Annual Meeting*, 2017 AAA Annual Meeting*, and 28th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting*

    - Required reading for Professor Ed Maydew's research design course at the University of North Carolina

  2. “Which Factors Accelerate the Voluntary Disclosure of Bad News?" with Terrence Blackburne. 2018.

    - Presented at the 2018 UBCOW Conference*, Montana State University*, University of Kansas, University of Lausanne*, and the University of Southern California*

  3. “Have the returns to CEO purchases been understated?” with Christopher Armstrong and Terrence Blackburne. 2018.

    - Presented at New York University*, Duke University, University of Washington, University of Rochester*, University of Minnesota*, University of Virginia*, and University of Michigan

  4. “Corporate Governance and Tax Planning: Evidence from Stock Ownership Plans” with Jaewoo Kim and Ryan Wilson. 2018.

    - Presented at the 2016 ATA Midyear Meeting*, 2016 AAA Annual Meeting*, Stanford University*, University of Washington, the Ohio State University, and University of Arkansas*

  5. “Equity Transactions and Type I and II Errors when Identifying Glamor Firms" with Robert Raney and Steven Savoy. 2018.

    - Presented at the University of Washington, 2016 Western Region Meeting*, 2015 UBCOW Conference, and the University of Colorado

* - Presentation by coauthor