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Richard Sloan

Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting & Professor of Accounting
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ACCT
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PhD, Business Administration (Accounting and Finance), W.E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester;
MS, Business Administration (Accounting and Finance), W.E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester;
Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honors), University of Western Australia

Richard Sloan is Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting at the University of Southern California. From 2006 to 2009, Sloan was a managing director in equity research at Barclays Global Investors. He has also held academic positions at the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School), the University of Michigan (Ross School) and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). While at the University of Michigan, Professor Sloan was the founding director of the Tozzi Electronic Business and Finance Center.

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Richard Sloan, U-Wen Kok, Jason Ribdando () "Facts About Formulaic Value Investing ,"  Financial Analysts Journal  73.
Richard Sloan, Kevin Li () "Has Goodwill Accounting Gone Bad? ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  22.
Richard Sloan, Korcan Ak, Steven Rossi, Scott Tracy () "Navigating Stock Price Crashes ,"  Journal of Portfolio Management  42.
Richard Sloan, Alastair Lawrence, Subprasiri Siriviriyakul () "Who’s the Fairest of Them All? Evidence from Closed-End Funds ,"  The Accounting Review  91.
Richard Sloan, Panos Patatoukas, Jenny Zha () "The Value Relevance of Mandatory DCF Valuations: Evidence from Royalty Trusts ,"  The Accounting Review  90.
Richard Sloan, Haifeng You () "Wealth Transfers via Equity Transactions ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  118.
Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan, Jenny Zha () "Stock Prices and Earnings: A History of Research ,"  Annual Review of Financial Economics  6, 343-363.
Richard Sloan () "“Stock Prices and Earnings: A History of Research ,"  Annual Review of Financial Economics  6.
Richard Sloan, Seungmin Chee, Aydin Uysal () "A Framework for Value Investing ,"  Australian Journal of Management  38.
Richard Sloan, Eric Allen, Chad Larson () "Accrual Reversals, Earnings and Stock Returns ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  56.
Richard Sloan, Alastair Lawrence, Yuan Sun () "Non-Discretionary Conservatism: Evidence and Implications ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  56.
Patty Dechow, Jung Hoon Kim, Amy Hutton, Richard Sloan () "Detecting Earnings Management: A New Approach ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  50, 275-334.
Richard Sloan () "Fair Value Guesswork is Best Left to Investors ,"  Bloomberg Businessweek.
Richard Sloan, Scott Richardson, Haifeng You () "What Makes Stock Prices Move? Fundamentals Versus Investor Recognition ,"  Financial Analysts Journal  68.
Patty Dechow, Weili Ge, Chad Larson, Richard Sloan () "Predicting Material Accounting Misstatements ,"  Contemporary Accounting Research  28, 17-82.
Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan, Scott Richardson () "The Persistence and Pricing of the Cash Component of Earnings ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  46, 537-566.
Richard Sloan, Reuven Lehavy () "Investor Recognition and Stock Returns ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  13.
Richard Sloan () "Earnings Quality Analysis and Equity Valuation ,"  CFA Institute Conference Proceedings Quarterly.
Mark Soliman, Scott Richardson, Richard Sloan, Irem Tuna () "The Implications of Firm Growth and Accounting Distortions for Accruals and Profitability ,"  The Accounting Review  81.
Richard Sloan, Mark Bradshaw, Scott Richardson () "The Relation Between Corporate Financing Activities, Analysts' Forecasts and Stock Returns ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  42.
Mark Soliman, Scott Richardson, Richard Sloan, A. Irem Tuna () "Accrual Reliability, Earnings Persistance and Stock Prices ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  39.
Richard Sloan, Mark Bradshaw, Scott Richardson () "Playing Favorites: Financing Opportunities Sway Analysts' Thinking ,"  Investor Relations Quarterly  6.
Mark Soliman, Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan () "Implied Equity Duration: A New Measure of Equity Security Risk ,"  Review of Accounting Studies   9.
Richard Sloan, Wayne Guay, S.P. Kothari () "Accounting for Employee Stock Options ,"  American Economic Review  93.
Richard Sloan () "Discussion of Who is My Peer: A Valuation-Based Apporach to the Selection of Comparable Firms ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  40.
Richard Sloan, Douglas Skinner () "Earnings Surprises, Growth Expectations and Stock Returns ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  7.
Richard Sloan, Mark Bradshaw () "GAAP Versus The Street: An Empirical Assessment of Two Alternative Definitions of Earnings ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  40.
Richard Sloan, Mark Bradshaw () "GAAP Versus the Street: Pro Forma Earnings Fill a Reporting Vacuum ,"  Investor Relations Quarterly  4.
Patty Dechow, Amy Hutton, Lisa Meulbroek, Richard Sloan () "Short-Sellers, Fundamental Analysis and Stock Returns ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  61, 77-106.
Richard Sloan () "Contextual Fundamental Analysis: A Discussion ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  6.
Richard Sloan, Mark Bradshaw, Scott Richardson () "Do Analysts and Auditors Use Information in Accruals ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  39.
Richard Sloan () "Financial Accounting and Corporate Governance: A Discussion ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  3.
Patty Dechow, Natalya Khimich, Richard Sloan () "Chapter 2: The Accrual Anomaly ,"  The Handbook of Equity Market Anomalies: Translating market inefficiencies into, 2.
Patty Dechow, Amy Hutton, Richard Sloan () "The Relation between Analysts' Forecasts of Long-Term Earnings Growth and Stock Price Performance Following Equity Offerings ,"  Contemporary Accounting Research, 1-32.
Patty Dechow, Amy Hutton, Richard Sloan () "An Empirical Assessment of the Residual Income Valuation Model ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, 1-34.
Richard Sloan () "Discussion of Accruals, Cash Flows and Equity Values ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  4.
Richard Sloan () "Evaluating the Reliability of Current Value Estimates ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  26.
Richard Sloan () "Evaluating Non-GAAP Performance Measures in the REIT Industry: A Discussion ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  3.
Richard Sloan, Srinivasan Rangan () "Implications of the Integral Method of Quarterly Reporting for the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift ,"  The Accounting Review  73.
Patty Dechow, Amy Hutton, Richard Sloan () "Solving the New Equity Puzzle ,"  The Financial Times Mastering Finance Series.
Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan () "Returns to Contrarian Investments: Tests of the Naive Expectations Hypothesis ,"  Journal of Financia Economics  43, 3-27.
Patty Dechow, Amy Sweeney, Richard Sloan () "Stock Based Compensation and the Cost of Capital ,"  Strategy & Business  6, 15-17.
Richard Sloan () "Using Earnings and Free Cash Flow to Evaluate Corporate Performance ,"  Journal of Applied Corporate Finance  9.
Patty Dechow, Amy Sweeney, Richard Sloan () "Causes and Consequences of Earnings Manipulation: An Analysis of Firms Subject to Enforcement Actions by the SEC ,"  Contemporary Accounting Research, 1-36.
Patty Dechow, Amy Hutton, Richard Sloan () "Economic Consequences of Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation ,"  Journal of Accounting Research, 1-20.
Richard Sloan () "Do Stock Prices Reflect Information in Accruals and Caswh Flows About Future Earnings? ,"  The Accounting Review  71.
Richard Sloan, Robert Holthausen, David Larcker () "Annual Bonus Schemes and the Manipulation of Earnings ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  19.
Richard Sloan, S.P. Kothari, Jay Shanken () "Another Look at the Cross-section of Expected Stock Returns ,"  Journal of Finance  50.
Richard Sloan, Robert Holthausen, David Larcker () "Business Unit Innovation and the Struture of Executive Compensation ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  19.
Patty Dechow, Amy Sweeney, Richard Sloan () "Detecting Earnings Management ,"  The Accounting Review  70, 193-226.
Richard Sloan, S.P. Kothari, Daniel Collins, Jay Shanken () "Lack of Timelines and Noise as Explanations for the Low Contemporaneous Return-Earnings Association ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  18.
Patty Dechow, Mark Huson, Richard Sloan () "The Effect of Restructuring Charges on Executives' Cash Compensation ,"  The Accounting Review  69, 138-156.
Richard Sloan () "Accounting Earnings and Top Executive Compensation ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  16.
Richard Sloan, S.P. Kothari () "Information in Prices About Future Earnings: Implications for Earnings Response Coefficients ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  15.
Richard Sloan, David Larcker () "Tracking Pay-for-Performance ,"  Chief Executive  80.
Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan () "Executive Incentives and the Horizon Problem: An Empirical Investigation ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  14, 51-89.
Richard Sloan () "Bonus Issues, Share Splits and Ex-Day Share Price Behavior: Australian Evidence ,"  Australian Journal of Management  12.