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What motivates a firm to manipulate earnings?

A strong CEO and an increase in institutional shareholding both play a role in the likelihood of earnings manipulation, linked to beating analyst forecasts, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The power of a company's CEO plays a…

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The Wall Street Journal: Earnings season: Time to tweak Warren Buffett’s maxim

The research on earnings manipulation co-authored by Dr Jenny Chu, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in the Wall Street Journal. The study found  that there is a clear connection between earnings manipulation and a string…

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