• 4181 Citations
1984 …2019

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Research Interests

His research investigates the stock price consequences that result from alternate financial reporting standards, changes in capital structure, changes in the money supply, and from corporate disclosures.

Education/Academic qualification

Accounting and Finance, PhD, University of Rochester

… → 1982

MS, University of Rochester

… → 1980

Economics & Operations Research, LicRerPol, University of Bern

… → 1976

Research interests

  • Acquisitions
  • Corporate Capital Structure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Debt-Equity Choice
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Compensation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Pension Funds
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Real Estate
  • Security Analysis

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Research Output

The nature and implications of acquisition goodwill*

Yehuda, N., Vincent, L. & Lys, T., Nov 2 2019, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics. 26, 6, p. 709-730 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Signaling through corporate accountability reporting

    Lys, T., Naughton, J. P. & Wang, C., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Accounting and Economics. 60, 1, p. 56-72 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 134 Scopus citations

    An examination of the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the attractiveness of U.S. capital markets for foreign firms

    Hostak, P., Lys, T., Yang, Y. G. & Carr, E., Jun 1 2013, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 18, 2, p. 522-559 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 26 Scopus citations

    Corporate governance reform and executive incentives: Implications for investments and risk taking

    Cohen, D. A., Dey, A. & Lys, T. Z., Jan 1 2013, In : Contemporary Accounting Research. 30, 4, p. 1296-1332 37 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 45 Scopus citations

    Discretionary accounting choices and the predictive ability of accruals with respect to future cash flows

    Badertscher, B. A., Collins, D. W. & Lys, T., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Accounting and Economics. 53, 1-2, p. 330-352 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 42 Scopus citations