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Professor Steven Young

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  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Retrieving, Classifying and Analysing Narrative Commentary in Unstructured (Glossy) Annual Reports Published as PDF Files

    El Haj, M., Alves, P., Rayson, P., Walker, M. & Young, S., 1/01/2020, In : Accounting and Business Research. 50, 1, p. 6-34 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Fad or Future? Automated Analysis of Financial Text and its Implications for Corporate Reporting

    Lewis, C. & Young, S., 29/05/2019, In : Accounting and Business Research. 49, 5, p. 587-615 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. Published

    In Search of Meaning: Lessons, Resources and Next Steps for Computational Analysis of Financial Discourse

    El Haj, M., Rayson, P. E., Walker, M., Young, S. E. & Simaki, V., 30/04/2019, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 46, 3-4, p. 265-306 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    Noncompliance with Non-Accounting Securities Regulations and GAAP Violations

    Choi, S. H., Young, S. E. & Zhang, X-Y., 23/04/2019, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 46, 3-4, p. 370-399 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    In search of the financial dividend of the workforce: Evidence from FTSE-100 Companies’ annual report disclosures

    Young, S. & Rawsthorne, S., 21/02/2019, Good Dividends: Responsible Leadership of Business Purpose. Kempster, S., Maak, T. & Parry, K. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 55-69 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  8. Published

    Multilingual Financial Narrative Processing: Analysing Annual Reports in English, Spanish and Portuguese

    El Haj, M., Rayson, P. E., Young, S. E., Alves, P. & Herrero Zorita, C., 02/2019, Multilingual Text Analysis: Challenges, Models, and Approaches. Litvak, M. & Vanetik, N. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  9. 2018
  10. Published

    Towards a Multilingual Financial Narrative Processing System

    El Haj, M., Rayson, P. E., Alves, P. & Young, S. E., 7/05/2018, The First Financial Narrative Processing Workshop: Proceedings of the 11th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference - Miyazaki, Japan. El-Haj, M., Rayson, P. & Moore, A. (eds.). p. 52-58 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  11. Published

    Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity? Evidence from conference call questions and research notes

    Salzedo, C. J., Young, S. E. & El Haj, M., 2018, In : Accounting and Business Research. 48, 1, p. 5-36 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. 2016
  13. Published

    Domain adaptation using stock market prices to refine sentiment dictionaries

    Moore, A., Rayson, P. E. & Young, S. E., 23/05/2016, Proceedings of the 10th edition of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2016). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  14. Published

    Learning tone and attribution for financial text mining

    El-Haj, M., Rayson, P. E., Young, S. E., Walker, M., Moore, A., Athanasakou, V. & Schleicher, T., 23/05/2016, Proceedings of LREC 2016, Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. Calzolari, N., Choukri, K., Declerck, T., Grobelnik, M., Maegaard, B., Mariani, J., Moreno, A., Odijk, J. & Piperidis, S. (eds.). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1820-1825 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  15. 2015
  16. Published

    Accounting comparability and the accuracy of peer-based valuation models

    Young, S. & Zeng, Y., 11/2015, In : The Accounting Review. 90, 6, p. 2571-2601 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. 2014
  18. Published

    Accounting comparability and the accuracy of peer-based valuation models

    Young, S. & Zeng, Y., 6/08/2014, Lancaster University Management School, p. 1-50, 50 p. (Department of Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series; no. AF2014/15WP02).

    Research output: Working paper

  19. Published

    Does equity analyst research lack rigor and objectivity? Evidence from conference call questions and research notes

    Salzedo, C., Young, S. & El-Haj, M., 6/08/2014, Lancaster University Management School, p. 1-50, 50 p. (Department of Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series; no. AF2014/15WP01).

    Research output: Working paper

  20. Published

    Computer-based analysis of the strategic content of UK annual report narratives

    El-Haj, M., Athanasakou, V., Rayson, P., Young, S. & Walker, M., 2014. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  21. Published

    Detecting document structure in a very large corpus of UK financial reports

    El-Haj, M., Rayson, P., Young, S. & Walker, M., 2014, LREC'14 Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation . Reykjavik, Iceland: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1335-1338 4 p. 402. (Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2014)).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  22. Published

    The drivers, consequences and policy implications of non-GAAP earnings reporting

    Young, S., 2014, In : Accounting and Business Research. 40, 4, p. 444-465 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. 2011
  24. Published

    Stock repurchases and executive compensation contract design: The role of earnings per share performance conditions

    Young, S. E. & Yang, J., 2011, In : The Accounting Review. 86, 2, p. 703-733 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. Published

    The fragile returns to investor relations: evidence from a period of declining market confidence

    Peasnell, K. V., Talib, S. & Young, S. E., 2011, In : Accounting and Business Research. 41, 1, p. 67-90 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. 2009
  27. Published

    Cross-border information transfers: evidence from profit warnings issued by European firms

    Alves, P., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2009, In : Accounting and Business Research. 39, 5, p. 449-472 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    R&D expenditures and earnings targets

    Young, S. E. & Garcia, B., 2009, In : European Accounting Review. 18, 1, p. 7-32 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. 2008
  30. Published

    Discussion of Do acquirers manage earnings prior to a share for share bid?

    Young, S. E., 2008, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 35, 5/6, p. 671-678 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Does superior firm performance lead to higher quality outside directorships?

    Young, S. E., Gupta, A. & Otley, D. T., 2008, In : Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 21, 7, p. 907-932 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. Published

    Share reacquisitions, surplus cash, and agency problems

    Oswald, D. & Young, S. E., 2008, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 32, 5, p. 795-806 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. Published

    Tax-efficient irregular payout methods: the case of B share schemes and capital repayments via a court-approved scheme of arrangement

    Young, S. E. & Oswald, D., 2008, In : Accounting and Business Research. 38, 1, p. 49-70 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. 2007
  35. Published

    Disagreement over the persistence of earnings components: evidence on the properties of management-specific adjustments to GAAP earnings

    Choi, Y. S., Lin, S., Walker, M. & Young, S. E., 2007, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 12, 4, p. 595-622 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Do share buybacks provide price support? Evidence from mandatory non-trading periods

    Keswani, A., Yang, J. & Young, S. E., 2007, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 34, 5-6, p. 840-860 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 2006
  38. Published

    Dirty surplus accounting flows and valuation errors

    Isidro, H. D., O'Hanlon, J. F. & Young, S. E., 2006, In : Abacus. 42, 3-4, p. 302-344 43 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. Published

    Do outside directors limit earnings management?

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2006, In : Corporate Finance Review. 10, 5, p. 5-10 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. 2005
  41. Published

    Board monitoring and earnings management: do outside directors influence abnormal accruals?

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2005, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 32, 7-8, p. 1311-1346 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Bridging the earnings GAAP

    Choi, Y. S., Walker, M. & Young, S. E., 2005, In : Accountancy. 135, p. 76-78 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. 2004
  44. Published

    Boom time for buybacks

    Young, S. E., 2004, The UK Stock Exchange Almanac 2005. Petersfield: Harriman House, p. 106 106 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  45. Published

    Dirty surplus accounting flows: international evidence

    Isidro, H. D., O'Hanlon, J. F. & Young, S. E., 2004, In : Accounting and Business Research. 34, 3, p. 383-410 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. Published

    Earnings management and corporate governance

    Young, S. E., 2004, The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Management. 2 ed. Oxford: Blackwell, Vol. 1. p. 166-170 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  47. Published

    Open market share reacquisitions, surplus cash, and agency problems

    Oswald, D. & Young, S. E., 2004, Lancaster University: The Department of Accounting and Finance, (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  48. Published

    The link between earnings timeliness, earnings conservatism and board composition: evidence from the UK

    Beekes, W. A., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2004, In : Corporate Governance: An International Review. 12, 1, p. 47-59 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    What role taxes and regulation? A second look at open market share buyback activity in the U.K.

    Oswald, D. & Young, S. E., 2004, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 31, 1-2, p. 257-292 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. 2003
  51. Published

    Cashing in

    Oswald, D. & Young, S. E., 2003, In : Accountancy. 131, p. 54-55 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Managerial equity ownership and the demand for outside directors

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2003, In : European Financial Management. 9, 2, p. 99-118 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    Stock market reaction to the appointment of outside directors

    Lin, S., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2003, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 30, 3,4, p. 351-382 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. 2002
  55. Published

    Boom time for buybacks

    Oswald, D. & Young, S. E., 2002, In : Accountancy. 130, p. 52-53 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. 2001
  57. Published

    The characteristics of firms subject to adverse rulings by the financial reporting review panel

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2001, In : Accounting and Business Research. 31, 4, p. 291-311 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. 2000
  59. Published

    Accrual management to meet earnings targets: UK evidence pre- and post-Cadbury

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2000, In : British Accounting Review. 32, 4, p. 415-445 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    Are NEDs good for your wealth?

    Lin, S., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2000, In : Accountancy. 126, p. 129 129 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. Published

    Breaking the rules: attributes of firms censured by the review panel

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2000, In : Accountancy. 125, p. 87 87 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    Constituent lobbying and its impact on the development of financial reporting regulations: evidence from Germany

    McLeay, S., Ordelheide, D. & Young, S. E., 2000, In : Accounting, Organizations and Society. 25, 1, p. 79-98 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  63. Published

    Detecting earnings management using cross-sectional abnormal accruals models

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 2000, In : Accounting and Business Research. 30, 4, p. 313-326 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  64. Published

    The increasing use of non-executive directors: its impact on UK board structure and governance arrangements

    Young, S. E., 2000, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 27, 9,10, p. 1311-1342 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. 1999
  66. Published

    Directors: who are they?

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 1999, In : Accountancy. 123, p. 114 114 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. Published

    Systematic measurement error in the estimation of discretionary accruals: an evaluation of alternative modelling procedures

    Young, S. E., 1999, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 26, 7/8, p. 833-862 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. 1998
  69. Published

    A new model board

    Peasnell, K. V., Pope, P. F. & Young, S. E., 1998, In : Accountancy. 112, p. 115 115 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Discussion of ownership structure, firm performance and top executive change: an analysis of UK firms

    Young, S. E., 1998, In : Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 25, 9,10, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. Published

    The determinants of managerial accounting policy choice: further evidence for the UK

    Young, S. E., 1998, In : Accounting and Business Research. 28, 2, p. 133-143 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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