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Volker Laux

Volker Laux
volker.laux@mccombs.utexas.edu
CBA 3.226 (512-471-6569)
Additional Titles:
Aubrey and Elsie Fariss Professor in Accounting

Professor

Department
Accounting

Publications

Judson Caskey and Volker Laux. 2017. Corporate Governance, Accounting Conservatism, and Manipulation. Management Science 63(2), 424-437.
Prasart Jongjaroenkamol and Volker Laux. 2017. Insider versus Outsider CEOs, Executive Compensation, and Accounting Manipulation. Journal of Accounting and Economics 63(2/3), 253-261.
Volker Laux. 2017. Supporting and Assessing Agents. Journal of Accounting Research 55(4), 995-1016.
Volker Laux. 2015. Executive Pay, Innovation, and Risk-Taking. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 24(2), 275-305.
Volker Laux. 2014. Corporate Governance, Board Oversight, and CEO Turnover. Foundations and Trends in Accounting 8(1), pi-1.
Volker Laux. 2014. Pay Convexity, Earnings Manipulation, and Project Continuation. The Accounting Review 89(6), 2233-2259.
Volker Laux and Phillip Stocken. 2012. Managerial Reporting, Overoptimism, and Litigation Risk. Journal of Accounting and Economics 53(3), 577-591.
Volker Laux. 2012. Stock Option Vesting Conditions, CEO Turnover, and Myopic Investment. Journal of Financial Economics 106(3), 513-526.
Volker Laux and Brian Mittendorf. 2011. Board Independence, Executive Pay, and the Adoption of Pet Projects. Contemporary Accounting Research 28, 1467-1483.
Volker Laux and D. Paul Newman. 2010. Auditor Liability and Client Acceptance Decisions. The Accounting Review 85, 261-285.
Volker Laux. 2010. Effects of Litigation Risk on Board Oversight and CEO Incentive Pay. Management Science 56(6), 938-948.
Volker Laux. 2010. On the Benefits of Allowing CEOs to Time Their Stock Option Exercises. RAND Journal of Economics 41, 118-138.
Christian Laux and Volker Laux. 2009. Board Committees, CEO Compensation, and Earnings Management. The Accounting Review 84, 869-891.
Volker Laux. 2008. Board Independence and CEO Turnover. Journal of Accounting Research 46, 137-171.
Volker Laux. 2008. On the Value of Influence Activities for Capital Budgeting. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 65, 625-635.
Christian Laux and Volker Laux. 2006. Performance Measurement and Information Production. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics JITE 162, 412-423.
Volker Laux. 2006. The Ignored Performance Measure. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 15, 707-733.