Adelaide Business School
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
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Research interests include debt contracting, accounting regulation, short selling and economic consequences of financial reporting and disclosure. Papers have been published in leading journals, such as Journal of Financial Reporting, Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, and Accounting and Finance.
Date Position Institution name 2018 - ongoing Senior Lecturer The University of Adelaide 2015 - 2016 Senior Operations Analyst Capital One Bank 2011 - 2017 Senior Lecturer The University of Melbourne 2008 - 2008 Instructor The Ohio State University 1999 - 2000 Instructor Nankai University
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2006 - 2011 Ohio State University The United States PhD in Accounting 2002 - 2004 Ohio State University The United States MBA 2000 - 2002 University of Toledo The United States MA in English as a Second Language 1996 - 1999 Nankai University P.R. China MA in British and American Literature 1992 - 1996 Nankai University P.R. China BA in English
Year Citation 2021 Li, W., & Zhang, Y. (2021). Managerial Political Orientation and Insider Trading. Accounting and Finance, 62(1), 33 pages.
2019 Clinch, G., Li, W., & Zhang, Y. (2019). Short selling and firms' disclosure of bad news: evidence from regulation SHO. Journal of Financial Reporting, 4(1), 1-23.
2019 Li, W., & Zhang, Y. (2019). Firms' disclosure policies and capital investment: Evidence from Regulation Fair Disclosure. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 36(2), 379-404.
2016 Yuan, Q., & Zhang, Y. (2016). The real effects of corporate fraud: evidence from class action lawsuits. Accounting & Finance, 56(3), 879-911.
2015 Yuan, Q., & Zhang, Y. (2015). Do Banks Price Litigation Risk in Debt Contracting? Evidence from Class Action Lawsuits. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 42(9-10), 1310-1340.
2015 Faculty Research Grant, University of Melbourne
2016 Visiting Scholar Research Grant, University of Melbourne
Taught both both undergraudate and master subjects including Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting theory, Intermeidate Financial Accounting and Accounting and Finance Capstone III.
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2014 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Crowd funding and firm performance in Australia University of Melbourne Doctorate Ra-Pee Pattanapanyasat 2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Dividend policy and firm behavior University of Melbourne Doctorate Li, Chao
Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice
Date Title Type Institution Country 2019 - ongoing Ad hoc reviewer Journal Review American Accounting Assoication 2012 - ongoing Reviewer Conference Review Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand; American Accounting Associaiton
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