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    • Book-tax differences and earnings growth 

      Jackson, Mark, 1963- (University of Oregon, 2009-06)
      I examine the relation between book-tax differences (BTDs) and earnings growth. Because financial accounting rules afford managers more flexibility and discretion in reporting than tax accounting rules, prior studies suggest ...
    • How does the stock market respond to R&D cuts used to manage earnings? 

      Li, Zhaochu (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
      Prior research shows returns are positive when firms meet or beat analysts’ consensus forecasts but negative when firms miss. Past studies also show managers frequently cut R&D expenses in order to meet the ...
    • Why Do Acquirers Manage Earnings Before Stock-for-Stock Acquisitions? 

      Tran, Nam D. (University of Oregon, 2011-06)
      In this dissertation, I examine whether high disclosure costs explain why acquirers manage earnings before stock-for-stock acquisitions. Because stock-for-stock acquirers use their own shares to pay for targets' shares, ...