Journal of Finance and Accountancy
ISSN: 1948-3015(Online), 2327-5383(Print)
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The Journal of Finance and Accountancy (JFA) publishes original, unpublished studies related to financial and accounting topics in business and education. Studies reflecting issues and solutions to concerns like budgeting, taxation, methods, investments, regulatory procedures, and business financial analysis based on actual performance are appropriate topics. All manuscripts submitted to JFA for publication consideration are blind peer reviewed.
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A pedagogical Excel application of cumulative abnormal returns to Hewlett-Packard Company’s takeover of 3Com Corporation; Michael R. Santos, Sonoma State University; Antong Victorio, Victoria University of Wellington.
Performance of HBCUs on the CPA examination for the year 2010; Forrest Thompson, Albany State University.
Accounting for Revenues: Potential changes in valuation and timing; Kelly Lalonde, Saint Anselm College.
Industry specific impact of simplifying deferred taxes; Daniel Acheampong, Florida Gulf Coast University; Adrian Valencia, Florida Gulf Coast University; Ara Volkan, Florida Gulf Coast University.
Price volatility in the silver spot market: an empirical study using Garch applications; Alan Harper, South University; Zhenhu Jin, Valparaiso University; Raufu Sokunle, UBS Investment Bank; Manish Wadhwa, South University.
Evidence on the contracting explanation of conservatism; Ryan Blunck, Georgia State University.
Volume 12 - February, 2013:
Privatization of infrastructure assets: financial structures, participant motivations, and lessee tax benefits; Khalid A. Razaki, Dominican University; Raymond Pollastrini, Dominican University; Robert J. Moreland, Columbia College.
The pricing of China Region ETFs - an empirical analysis; Yao Zheng, University of New Orleans; Eric Osmer, University of New Orleans.
The 2007–2008 financial crisis and the availability of small business credit; Burak Dolar, Western Washington University; Fang Yang, University of Detroit Mercy.
Outside shareholder influence on bank CEO incentive pay; Violeta Díaz, New Mexico State University; Rich Fortin, New Mexico State University; Gerson M. Goldberg, Northeastern University; Greg Roth, New Mexico State University.
Value relevance of restructuring charges in firms with varying levels of health; Mary Hilston Keener, The University of Tampa.
Effects of lease capitalization techniques on key measures of financial performance; Eric D. Bostwick, University of West Florida; Robert T. Fahnestock, University of West Florida; W. Timothy O’Keefe, University of West Florida.
Does the alternative three-factor model explain momentum anomaly better in G12 countries?; Steve Fan, University of Wisconsin Whitewater; Linda Yu, University of Wisconsin Whitewater.
An empirical analysis of initial public offering (IPO) price performance in the United States; Zachary A. Smith, Saint Leo University.
The changing face of the S&P 500: Are analysts seeing the “smiles” and “frowns”?; Frank S. Smith, Henderson State University; K. Michael Casey, University of Central Arkansas.
Joint provision of external audit and non-audit services:
alternative propositions; Jean Baptiste Koffi Dodor, Southern University, Baton Rouge; Mary Alice Darby, Southern University, Baton Rouge.
Can financial risk management help prevent bankruptcy?; Monica Marin,
Do bankrupt companies manipulate earnings more than the non-bankrupt ones?; Bruno Maria Franceschetti,
University of Macerata, Italy; Claudia Koschtial, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg,Germany.
Volume 11 - October 2012:
A cost-benefit analysis of accounting undergraduate education; Robert Schadrie, St. Norbert College; Matthew Van Lanen, St. Norbert College; Amy Vandenberg, St. Norbert College; Jason Haen, St. Norbert College.
The effects of credit ratings on capital structure: evidence from Korea; Min-Shik Shin, Kyungpook National University; Soo-Eun Kim, Kyungpook National University; Jong-Ho Shin, E-Hyun Accounting Corporation.
Contrarian insider trading and earnings management around seasoned equity offerings; SEOs; Loretta Baryeh, Towson University.
Capital structure and the financial crisis; Richard H. Fosberg, William Paterson University.
Fraudulent financial reporting and cash flows; Henry Elrod, University of the Incarnate Word; Megan Jacqueline Gorhum, University of the Incarnate Word.
Deferred tax assets and liabilities: tax benefits, obligations and corporate debt policy; Christine Harrington, The University of Tampa; Walter Smith, The University of Tampa; Donald Trippeer,
Financial Distress and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Asian Financial Crisis; Tih Koon Tan, The University of Tampa.
Selecting a strategic partner: a value maximization approach; David Fehr, Southern New Hampshire University.
The paucity of Fed enforcement actions leading to the subprime mortgage crisis; Khalid A. Razaki, Dominican University; Wayne Koprowski, Dominican University.
An interactive approach to teaching WACC concepts in an introductory finance class; Anne Drougas, Dominican University; Richard Walstra, Dominican University; Steve Harrington, Dominican University.
Differing federal estate tax perceptions: political party affiliation and ideological philosophy; David Moen, University of South Dakota; Thomas Davies, University of South Dakota; Angeline Lavin, University of South Dakota.
Tax avoidance and corporate capital structure; Christine Harrington, The University of Tampa; Walter Smith, The University of Tampa.
Volume 10 - June 2012:
Bank ownership and performance in Taiwan: do politics matter?
; Jung-Chu Lin, Takming University of Science and Technology; Vichet Sum, University of Maryland – Eastern Shore.
Empirical evidence of financial statement manipulation during economic recessions; Cristi Tilden, Deloitte, LLP; Troy Janes, Rutgers University-Camden.
REIT ETFs performance during the financial crisis; Stoyu I. Ivanov, San José State University.
Examining market efficiency in India: an empirical analysis of the Random Walk Hypothesis; Alan Harper, South University; Zhenhu Jin, Valparasio University.
A “Random-walk” through the Saudi Arabian financial market - Is the Tadawul efficient?; Bruce Q Budd, Al Faisal University.
Accounting for the partial sale of ownership interests when control is retained; John Hathorn, Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Bank ownership and performance in Taiwan: do politics matter?; Jung-Chu Lin, Takming University of Science and Technology; Vichet Sum, University of Maryland – Eastern Shore.
Insider trading and earnings management’s influence on seasoned equity offerings (SEOs)?; Loretta Baryeh, Towson University; Varda Yaari, Morgan State University; Peter Dadalt, The University of Rhode Island.
Effect of KUJ preference on investment behavior: survey based evidence; Samantha Moak, State University of New York at Oneonta;
Dona Siregar, State University of New York at Oneonta; Qun Wu, State University of New York at Oneonta.
An empirical evaluation of fair value accounting numbers: evidence from goodwill accounting; Sohyung Kim, Brock University; Sung Wook Yoon, California State University, Northridge.
Asymmetric behavior of volatility in gasoline prices across different regions of the United States; S. Aun Hassan, Colorado State University – Pueblo; Hailu Regassa, Colorado State University – Pueblo.
Developing sound long-term portfolio strategy for churches and other religious organizations; Murray S. Anthony, East Tennessee State University; Gary D. Burkette, East Tennessee State University; Shelby G. Sparks, Viking Machinery Company.
Volume 9 - April, 2012: (order printed edition)
How increased diversification affects the efficiency of internal capital market?; Rong Guo, Columbus State University.
Critical factors of IFRS adoption in the US: an empirical study; Arsen Djatej, Eastern Washington University; Duanning Zhou, Eastern Washington University; David Gorton, Eastern Washington University; William McGonigle, Eastern Washington University.
Auditor resignations before and after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Oliver Bugariski, RWDSU Health & Welfare and Pension Funds; Terry J. Ward, Middle Tennessee State University.
The role of forensic accountants in fraud investigations: Importance of attorney and judge’s perceptions; Linda Bressler, University of Houston-Downtown.
An examination of future firm performance and fundamental analysis; Chris Luchs, Ball State University; Suneel Maheshwari, Marshall University; Mark Myring, Ball State University.
Restated financial statements and type of internal control disclosures; Leslie Weisenfeld, Winston-Salem State University; Godwin Seshi, Winston-Salem State University; Bernadette Ruf, Delaware State University.
Using Technology to Satisfy the Material Participation Requirement of IRC Sec. 469; Eddy J. Burks,
Troy University; Stanley X. Lewis, Jr., Troy University; Amanda N. Paul, Troy University; C. Lee Daniel, Troy University.
Quality of financial disclosures of nonprofit organizations that report zero fundraising expense; Fred A. Jacobs, Auburn University Montgomery; Nicholas P. Marudas, Auburn University Montgomery.
The dark side of organizations – the story of financial predation and inadequate regulations; Olivier Mesly, University of Québec in Outaouais.
Underwriters’ timing performance and the subsequent deals in the IPO market; Cheulho Lee, Florida Memorial University.
The impact of decision aid use on the dilution effect when assessing fraud; Lynette I. Wood, Winston-Salem State University.
Volume 8 - December, 2011: (order printed edition)
Insider trading and market efficiency: Do insiders buy low and sell high?; Stephanie Roddenberry, Longwood University; Frank Bacon, Longwood University.
Investigation on two alternative model-free realized volatility estimators; Zhixin Kang, University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Rami Cooper Maysami, University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Aiwu Zhao, Skidmore College.
The economic impact of FASB’s proposed new lease accounting standard; Sharon S. Seay, Mercer University; Janet Woods, Macon State College.
The price-volume relationship of the Malaysian Stock Index futures market; Carl B. McGowan, Jr., Norfolk State University; Junaina Muhammad, University Putra Malaysia.
Arthur Anderson Auditors and Enron: What happened to their Texas CPA licenses?; Daniel Edelman, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Ashley Nicholson, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
An analysis of the fair value controversy; Robert T. Fahnestock, University of West Florida; Eric D. Bostwick, University of West Florida.
Investor affect, investor status and the influence of analyst reports; Wei Li, Kent State University; Evelyn A. McDowell, Rider University.
Bank charter value determinants during the 2008 financial crisis; Rich Fortin, New Mexico State University; Gerson M. Goldberg, University of Connecticut; Greg Roth, New Mexico State University.
Keep your taxpayers close and your deficits lower: The effects of connectedness on taxpayer relocation decisions between states; Charles W. Bame-Aldred, Northeastern University; Michaele L. Morrow, Northeastern University.
Demand curves and partial incorporation of information in IPO pricing; Tanya Gulati, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, India.
Audit fee determinants in the nonprofit sector: A study of community action agencies; Yvonne Ellis, Columbus State University; Quinton L. Booker, Jackson State University.
Accounting information uncertainty: Evidence from company fiscal year changes; Huabing (Barbara) Wang; West Texas A&M University.
Volume 7 - September, 2011: (order printed edition)
Tax compliance in Latin America: a cross country analysis; Mark McCoon, University of Southern Mississippi.
On the significance of REITs in international portfolios – A Canadian versus U.S. perspect; Nicole Grandmont-Gariboldi, St. Thomas University, Miami.
Impact of EU membership process on equity market integration: the case of Turkey; Halil Kiymaz, Rollins College.
Accounting for unprofitable construction contracts: a teaching note; John Hathorn, Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Do investors value environmental capital spending? Evidence from the electric utility sector; Lucia Silva Gao, University of Massachusetts Boston.
How did deregulation and financial innovations impact housing, wealth, and output?; Tricia Coxwell Snyder, William Paterson University.
Evaluating the effect of recession on retail firms’ strategy using DuPont method: 2006-2009; Philip L. Little, Coastal Carolina University; John W. Mortimer, Coastal Carolina University; Marvin A. Keene, Coastal Carolina University; Linda R. Henderson, Coastal Carolina University.
Determinants of consumer debt: an examination of individual credit management variables; De’Arno De’Armond, West Texas A&M University; Dandan Zhu, HK China Equity Sales.
The changing public reports: an updated comparative study of five industries with specific international implications; Charles J. Pineno, Shenandoah University; L. Mark Tyree, Shenandoah University.
Corporate governance and firm performance: evidence from India; Lal C. Chugh, University of Massachusetts Boston; Joseph W. Meador, Northeastern University; Ashwini Shanth Kumar, University of Massachusetts Boston.
The effects of R&D expenditure on the firm value: evidence from korean small and medium sized enterprises ; Min-Shik Shin, Kyungpook National University; Soo-Eun Kim, Kyungpook National University.
Contingent claim valuation – The case of Phonix Certificates; Rodrigo Hernández, Radford University & University of Arkansas; Christopher Tobler, Stetson University & University of Arkansas; Lynn Saubert, Radford University.
Volume 6 - May, 2011: (order printed edition)
Analyzing financial statements with potentially misreported cost of goods sold figures; Kurt Jesswein, Sam Houston State University.
Underwriter reputation and the decision to go public; Cheulho Lee, Florida Memorial University.
Daily vs. monthly rebalanced leveraged funds; William Trainor Jr.; East Tennessee State University.
From Microcredit to Microfinance: a business perspective; Ray Valadez, Pepperdine University; Bruce Buskirk, Pepperdine University.
The effects of cash holdings on R&D smoothing: evidence from Korea; Min-Shik Shin, Kyungpook National University; Soo-Eun Kim, Kyungpook National University.
Perspectives of non-public accountants about accounting education and certifications: An exploratory investigation; Suzanne Cory, St. Mary’s University; Thomas Huttenhoff, St. Mary’s University.
Limited arbitrage: the South African evidence; Anna Beukes, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Ethical perceptions of newly staffed accountants: an exploratory study; Nicholas Koumbiadis, Adelphi University; Grace Conway, Adelphi University; Jack Angel, Adelphi University.
The relative value relevance of earnings and book value across industries; Mary Hilston Keener, University of Tampa.
Do mutual fund acquisitions affect shareholder wealth?: empirical evidence; Lonnie Bryant, The University of Tampa.
Ownership structure, liquidity, and trade informativeness; Dan Zhou, California State University at Bakersfield.
What drives firms to be more diversified?; Rong Guo, Columbus State University.
Volume 5 - March 2011: (order printed edition)
Mergers and Acquisitions of Small Businesses in a Troubled Economy ; Randall Hartman, Lock Haven University.
The valuation of compensation expense under SFAS 123R using option pricing theory; John Gardner, University of New Orleans; Carl McGowan, Jr., Norfolk State University; Stephan Smith, Norfolk State University.
Exchange-traded funds and information asymmetry; Dan Zhou, California State University at Bakersfield.
Major changes proposed to GAAP for revenue recognition; Frank E. Ryerson III, Macon State College.
The sum-of-years’ digits depreciation method: use by SEC filers; Thomas Noland, University of Houston.
Evaluating a trend analysis of fraud factors; Kimberly Bales, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Terry Fox, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
R&D expenditure and dividend smoothing:
Evidence from Korean small and medium sized enterprises; Min-Shik Shin, Kyungpook National; University; Joong-Saeng Kwon, Kyungil University; Soo-Eun Kim, Kyungpook National University.
The portability of capital structure theory: Do traditional models fit in an emerging economy?; Sanjay Rajagopal, Western Carolina University.
Market and industry valuations surrounding initial public offerings; Cheulho Lee, Florida Memorial University.
Saving for college: historical and projected costs; Jordan Bowersox, Sam Houston State University; Jonathan Breazeale, Sam Houston State University.
Revised capital assets pricing model: an improved model for forecasting risk and return, Fraydoon Rahnamay Roodposhti, Islamic Azad University; Zahra Amirhosseini, Islamic Azad University.
Modeling the accumulation and tax-effective gifting of legacy assets, Murray Anthony, East Tennessee State University; Shelby Sparks, East Tennessee State University.
Volume 4 - September, 2010: (order printed edition)
Managerial configuration-making preferences, perceptions, and outcomes in the Canadian banking industry; Ramon Baltazar, St. Mary’s University; E. Kevin Kelloway, St. Mary’s University; John Chamard (Deceased), St. Mary’s University.
On the significance of REITs in international portfolios – A U.S. perspective; Nicole Grandmont-Gariboldi, St. Thomas University.
The swipe and spend economy, Margie Tidwell, Sam Houston State University; Jim Bexley, Sam Houston State University; Bala Maniam, Sam Houston State University.
Corporate cost of debt: the issue of premium or discount bonds, Thomas Secrest, Coastal Carolina University; Robert Burney, Coastal Carolina University.
Usefulness of expected values in liability valuation: the role of portfolio size, Gary Colbert, University of Colorado Denver; Dennis Murray, University of Colorado Denver; Robert Nieschwietz, Seattle University.
The 2008 financial crisis: FAS 157 and SAS 59 –
did they reflect realty?
; Walter Moore, Nova Southeastern University; Cherie Baker, Nova Southeastern University.
Pricing in the accountant labor market, John Sweeney, Washington State University; Charles Bame-Aldred, Northeastern University; Steven Thornburg, Washington State University.
Usefulness of expected values in liability valuation: the role of portfolio size , Gary Colbert, University of Colorado Denver; Dennis Murray, University of Colorado Denver; Robert Nieschwietz, Seattle University.
Preparing for international financial reporting standards , Amanda Paul, Troy University; Eddy Burks, Troy University.
The Cost and Benefit of Reverse Mortgages , Han Kang, Illinois State University.
Stock market performance of computer software firms across multiple periods , Anne Macy, West Texas A&M University; Neil Terry, West Texas A&M University; James Owens, West Texas A&M University.
Accounting for noncontrolling interests: presenting the new standards in the classroom; Vincent Brenner, Stetson University; Vincent Brenner, Jr., Breakwater Consulting; Ann Watkins, Lamar University.
Volume 3 - July, 2010: (order printed edition)
An analysis of operating performance and firm characteristics around open market share repurchases; Terry Nixon, Miami University; Greg Roth, New Mexico State University; Andy Saporoschenko, University of Missouri.
Taxes are still certain: individual tax consequences under Sarbanes Oxley; Kathryn Hansen, California State University – Los Angeles; Edward Monsour, California State University – Los Angeles.
Globalization of financial markets and reflexion to Turkish small and medium size enterprises (SME): Basel II; Selcuk Kendirli, Hitit University.
Consolidation of accounts of public groups: the case of Portuguese public universities; Maria da Conceição da Costa Marques, Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Coimbra; Margarida Mano, University of Coimbra.
The melding of financial and valuation analysis: an application; Harold Fletcher, Loyola University Maryland; Thomas Ulrich, Loyola University Maryland.
Performance of exchange-traded sector index funds in the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 bear market; Ilhan Meric, Rider University; Kathleen Dunne, Rider University; Charles McCall, Rider University; Gulser Meric; Rowan University.
Estimating the magnitude of the MV-IV gap: empirical evidence; M. Douglas Berg, Sam Houston State University; Robert Stretcher, Sam Houston State University.
Consolidation theories and push-down accounting: achieving global convergence; Catherine Baluch, Gartner, Inc.; Dee Burgess, Florida Gulf Coast University; Reuben Cohen, Sothern Wine and Spirits; Edmond Kushi, Elona S. Ruci, CPA, PA; Pamela Tucker, FGCU Continuing Education; Ara Volkan, Florida Gulf Coast University.
Impact of elimination of uptick rule on stock market volatility; Vivek Bhargava, Alcorn State University; Daniel Konku, Northern Michigan University.
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How Sharia law is affecting global interest rate determination; Brent Dalrymple, University of Central Florida.
Understanding small private retail firm growth using the sustainable growth model; Michael Phillips, Austin Peay State University; Steven Anderson, Austin Peay State University; John Volker, Austin Peay State University.
Volume 2 - January, 2010: (order printed edition)
Deferred Taxes in the Context of the Unit Problem; Ron Colley, University of West Georgia; Joseph Rue, Florida Gulf Coast University; Ara Volkan, Florida Gulf Coast University.
The Materiality of Lifo Accounting Distortions on Liquidity Measurements; David Coffee, Western Carolina University; Reed Roig, University of North Carolina at Asheville; Roger Lirely, Western Carolina University; Phillip Little, Coastal Carolina University.
Do declining exchange rates help the U.S. economy?; John J. Heim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Rating groups vs. ratings of group members: evidence from the Italian financial market; Lucia Gibilaro, University of Bergamo; Gianluca Mattarocci, University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Teaching foreign exchange market issues in business education; Frank Flanegin, Robert Morris University; Alina Zapalska, Marshall University; Denis Rudd, Robert Morris University; Pat Litzinger, Robert Morris University.
Should Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley try to get half price on the TARP warrants?; Linus Wilson, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Pro forma versus GAAP reporting: an examination of differences in investor perceptions; Kevin James, Middle Tennessee State University; Franklin Michello, Middle Tennessee State University.
Tax planning: avoiding the rule against perpetuities with foreign-based trusts - why, how and whether (ethically speaking); David Ritter, Texas A & M University Central Texas; John Shampton, Texas Wesleyan University.
Management structure and the risk of mutual fund managers; Lonnie Bryant, College of Charleston; Hao-Chen Liu, College of Charleston.
Explaining variation in market to book ratios: do corporate reputation ratings add explanatory power over and above brand values?; Philip Little, Coastal Carolina University; David Coffee, Western Carolina University; Roger Lirely, Western Carolina University; Beverly Little, Western Carolina University.
Gifting and Medicaid; Elliott Levy, Bentley University.
Real estate lending-- some bankers just never learn: a logistical regression analysis; Fred Hays, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Stephen De Lurgio, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Arthur Gilbert, Jr. University of West Florida.
Volume 1 - August, 2009: (order printed edition)
A Comparison of Alternative Approaches to Equity Valuation of Privately Held Entrepreurial Firms; Michael Adams, Jacksonville University, Barry Thornton, Jacksonville University.
An Analytical Approach To Detecting Insurance Fraud Using Logistic Regression; J. Holton Wilson, Central Michigan University.
PCAOB Inspections: Auditor Violations and Client Characteristics; Mary Jane Lenard, Meredith College; Norman Meonske, Kent State University; Pervaiz Alam,
Kent State University.
A FRAMEWORK FOR GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS’ BALANCED SCORECARD; Jean Dodor, Jackson State University; Rameshwar Gupta, Jackson State University; Bobbie Daniels, Jackson State University.
The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Auditors’ Audit Performance; Tae G. Ryu, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Barbara Uliss, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Chul-Young Roh, East Tennessee State University.
Economic Entity Theory: Non-Controlling Interests and Goodwill Valuation; Mei-Lung Chen, Northeastern Illinois University; Ring D. Chen, Northeastern Illinois University
Managerial and Functional Influences on Perceived Environmental Uncertainty; Lookman Folami, Bryant University; Thomas Powers, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Intellectual Capital and Valuation: Challenges in the Voluntary Disclosure of Value Drivers; Richard Petty, Macquarie University; Suresh Cuganesan, Swinburne University of Technology; Nigel Finch, The University Of Sydney; Guy Ford, Macquarie University
U.S. Mergers and Acquisitions: A Test of Market Efficiency; Nick von Gersdorff, Longwood University; Frank Bacon, Longwood University
The Practice of Human Capital Reporting Among Australian Financial Institutions; Suresh Cuganesan, Swinburne University Of Technology; Tyrone Carlin, The University Of Sydney; Nigel Finch, The University Of Sydney
The Changing Accounting Environment: International Accounting Standards and US implementation; Assma Sawani, Westminster College
Efficiency Ratios and Community Bank Performance; Fred Hays, University of Missouri—Kansas City; Stephen De Lurgio, University of Missouri—Kansas City; Arthur Gilbert, Jr., University of West Florida
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