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Wayne Guay

research interests: executive compensation and incentives, executive stock holdings and trading behavior, corporate governance, financial reporting quality, the role of financial transparency in governance and contracting


Wharton's Accounting Department pursues an active research program, including recent studies in the following areas:

  • The design of executive compensation contracts
  • Productivity, efficiency, and incentives in the health care, banking, and other industries
  • The role of information in capital markets
  • Accounting for financial instruments
  • International accounting standards
  • Securities analysis
  • Taxes and organizational design
  • The economic impact of accounting policy
Research Papers / Publications

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