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Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

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19-01-2019 | Original Research Open Access

Does internal board monitoring affect debt maturity?

Using the Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) as an exogenous shock to board structure, we identify internal monitoring via board independence and estimate its impact on corporate debt maturity. We introduce a triple difference-in-difference approach.

05-01-2019 | Original Research

Frequencies of board meetings on various topics and corporate governance: evidence from China

This paper examines the relationship between number of topic-specific board meetings and quality of corporate governance. The quality of corporate governance is estimated by CEO turnover-performance and compensation-performance sensitivities.

02-01-2019 | Original Research

Does CEO inside debt compensation benefit both shareholders and debtholders?

We examine whether the proportion of CEO inside debt holdings (pension and deferred compensation) to stock holdings benefit both shareholders and debtholders by relating CEO inside debt to a firm’s dividend payout policies. Based on the positive …

01-01-2019 | Original Research

Oil shocks and volatility jumps

In this paper, we analyse the role of oil price shocks, derived from expectations of consumers, economists, financial market, and policymakers, in predicting volatility jumps in the S&P500 over the monthly period of 1988:01–2015:02, with the jumps …

01-01-2019 | Original Research

The effects of executive compensation and outside monitoring on firms’ pre-repurchase disclosure behavior and post-repurchase performance

We show that corporate governance mechanisms play an important role in controlling managers’ opportunistic behavior. Low executive equity compensation and a high intensity of outside monitoring help to discourage undesirable self-interested …

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Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting deals with research involving the interaction of finance with accounting, economics and quantitative methods, focused on finance and accounting.

The papers published present useful theoretical and methodological results with the support of interesting empirical applications. Purely theoretical and methodological research with the potential for important applications is also published. Besides the traditional high-quality, theoretical and empirical research in finance, the journal also publishes papers dealing with interdisciplinary topics including:
Financial accounting which uses financial and economic theory and/or methodology;
Managerial accounting and auditing which use financial and economic theory and/or methodology to deal with internal accounting data and decision making;
Macro-economics which uses finance theory and/or methodology to analyze fiscal and/or monetary policies;
Managerial economics which uses financial theory and/or methodology to analyze the decisions of a firm.

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