Research

 University of Nebraska–Lincoln
CONTEMPORARY FACULTY RESEARCH
at the College of Business Administration

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Executive Options and Worried Bankers
Journal of Finance

CEO Risk-Seeking Research Published in Journal of Finance University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Finance Emre Unlu and colleagues study what bankers do to ensure that risk-seeking CEOs do not gamble with bankers’ funds.

Through the use of managerial stock options in the CEO's compensation package, boards incentivize CEOs to take risk so that profitable but risky business opportunities are not rejected by...


 

Big Four Audit Model Produces Surprising Results
Contemporary Accounting Research

Value of Company Shares Improved by Passage of Federal Regulation Published in Strategic Management Journal University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Accountancy Scott Seavey and colleagues study the Big Four auditing firms and the effect of the concentration of market power has on the quality of audits.

All publicly traded companies in the U.S. are required by the Securities and Exchange Commission to file periodic financial statements that have have been certified by...


 

Easing Board Nomination Process Boosts Stocks
Strategic Management Journal

Value of Company Shares Improved by Passage of Federal Regulation Published in Strategic Management Journal University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Management Chris Tuggle and colleagues study how the passage of federal regulation, making it easier for some shareholders to make board nominations, improved the value of company shares the day the ruling was passed.

The findings indiate that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's rule 14a-11, known as...

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