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Dr. WANG Wenfeng


Assistant Professor

13-233, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34425203
+852 34420349
Public CV

Research Areas

Financial Accounting and Audit Market


PhD - Business Administration (University of Maryland)
MS - Applied Mathematics (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
BA - Accounting (Central University of Finance and Economics)


Wenfeng Wang joined the accounting department at City University of Hong Kong in 2016 after receiving his PhD training at University of Maryland, College Park, US. He received his bachelor degree from the Central University of Finance and Economic, Beijing, and his master degree in applied mathematics from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US. His research interests focus on understanding how information, including mandatory information disclosure such as firm's annual reports and various voluntary information disclosure channels such as firms' conference call and media coverage, affects the market, and understanding how the audit market works. 


Award TitleInstitution
Distinguished Teaching AwardUniversity of Maryland

Research Grants

PI: "The Effect of Common-Ownership on Firms’ Information Environment", STRATEGIC RESEARCH GRANT - City University of Hong Kong, Amount: 100,000 (2018-2019), Wenfeng Wang


Journal Publications and Reviews

Hann, Rebecca N.; Kim, Heedong; Wang, Wenfeng; Zheng, Yue / Information Frictions and Productivity Dispersion: The Role of Accounting Information. May 2020; In: The Accounting Review. Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 223-250

Working Paper

WANG, Wenfeng / Inter-industry Synergy and Audit Firms' Industry Specialization Decision. May 2018; 2018 Joint Accounting Research Workshop 2018 臺灣大學-香港城市大學聯合研討會, 18/05/2018 - 19/05/2018, Taipei, Taiwan.