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Volker Laux

Volker Laux
volker.laux@mccombs.utexas.edu
CBA 3.210 (512-471-6569)
Additional Titles:
Aubrey and Elsie Fariss Professor in Accounting

Professor

Department
Accounting

Publications

Volker Laux. 2017. Supporting and Assessing Agents. Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming.
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. 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.