David Oesch
Associate Professor of Financial Accounting

University of Zurich
Department of Business Administration
Plattenstrasse 14
CH-8032 Zurich

Email:  david.oesch@business.uzh.ch

Research Interests

Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance


Analyst Coverage and Real Earnings Management: Quasi-Experimental Evidence
(with Rustom Irani)
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming

Does the Director Election System Matter? Evidence from Majority Voting
(with Fabrizio Ferri and Yonca Ertimur)
Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming

Shareholder Votes and Proxy Advisors: Evidence from Say on Pay
(with Fabrizio Ferri and Yonca Ertimur)
Journal of Accounting Research, 2013

Monitoring and Corporate Disclosure: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
(with Rustom Irani)
Journal of Financial Economics, 2013

Product Market Competition, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value: Evidence from the EU-Area
(with Manuel Ammann and Markus Schmid)
European Financial Management, 2013

An Alternative Three-factor Model for International Markets: Evidence from the European Monetary Union
(with Manuel Ammann and Sandro Odoni)
Journal of Banking and Finance, 2012

Corporate Governance and Firm Value: International Evidence
(with Manuel Ammann and Markus Schmid)
Journal of Empirical Finance, 2011

Working Papers

Management Influence on Investors: Evidence from Shareholder Votes on the Frequency of Say on Pay
Updated May 2014
(with Fabrizio Ferri)

Financial Constraints and Corporate Disclosure
Updated March 2014
(with Rustom Irani)

Is Board Industry Experience a Corporate Governance Mechanism
Updated January 2014
(with Wolfgang Drobetz, Markus Schmid, and Felix von Meyerinck)

Is Director Industry Experience Valuable?
Updated July 2013
(with Markus Schmid and Felix von Meyerinck)

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