• Analyst teams 

      Fang, Bingxu; Hope, Ole-Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper examines the impact of teamwork on sell-side analysts’ performance. Using a hand-collected sample of over 50,000 analyst research reports, we find that analyst teams issue more than 70% of annual earnings ...
    • Director compensation and related party transactions 

      Hope, Ole-Kristian; Lu, Haihao; Saiy, Sasan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper examines whether independent directors’ compensation is associated with related party transactions. We focus both on directors’ total compensation and their equity-based compensation. Employing hand-collected ...
    • The effects of MiFID II on sell-side analysts, buy-side analysts, and firms 

      Fang, Bingxu; Hope, Ole-Kristian; Huang, Zhongwei; Moldovan, Rucsandra (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper provides early but broad empirical evidence on MiFID II, which requires investment firms to unbundle investment research from other costs they charge to clients. Employing difference-in-differences matched-sample ...
    • Real effects of auditor conservatism 

      Chy, Mahfuz; Hope, Ole-Kristian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      We examine the effect of auditor conservatism on corporate innovation. We hypothesize that, because conservative auditors constrain income-increasing accounting discretion, managers may sacrifice long-term investments in ...