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    • Accounting for Crises 

      Nagar, Venky; Yu, Gwen Gwen (American Economic Association, 2014)
      We provide among the first empirical evidence consistent with recent macro global-game crisis models, which show that the precision of public signals can coordinate crises (e.g., Angeletos and Werning, 2006; Morris and ...
    • Thin Political Markets: The Soft Underbelly of Capitalism 

      Ramanna, Karthik (2015)
      "Thin political markets" are the processes through which some of the most complex and critical institutions of our capitalist system are determined—e.g., our accounting-standards infrastructure. In thin political markets, ...
    • Towards an Understanding of the Role of Standard Setters in Standard Setting 

      Allen, Abigail Mcintosh; Ramanna, Karthik (Elsevier, 2013)
      We investigate the effect of standard setters in standard setting: we examine how certain professional and political characteristics of FASB members and SEC commissioners predict the accounting "reliability" and "relevance" ...