“Detecting Deceptive Discussions in Conference Calls”- Useful !

Working paper by David F. Larcker and Anastasia A Zakolyukina at Stanford:We find that answers of deceptive executives have more references to general knowledge, fewer non-extreme positive emotions, and fewer references to shareholders value and value creation. In addition, deceptive CEOs use signicantly fewer self-references, more third person plural and impersonal pronouns, more extreme positive emotions, fewer extreme negative emotions, and fewer certainty and hesitation words.

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