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Prof. YU Yangxin

Professor

Address
13-241, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
Phone
+852 34427962
Fax
+852 34420349

Research Areas

Financial Reporting
Executive Compensation

Qualifications

PhD - Accounting (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Biography

Yangxin Yu is a Professor at the Department of Accounting, College of Business. He joined City University of Hong Kong in July 2014. He received his PhD from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and worked at Australian National University before joining City U. Yangxin’s research focuses on corporate disclosure, executive compensation and corporate social responsibility, and, more recently, on the link between accounting information and macroeconomy. His work has been published in the top accounting, finance and management journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Strategic Management Journal.  

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews

Yang, Jingyu; Yu, Yangxin; Zheng, Liu / The Impact of Shareholder Litigation Risk on Equity Incentives: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment. November 2021; In: The Accounting Review. Vol. 96, No. 6, pp. 427–449

Chen, Xia; Jiang, Xuejun; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Local Political Corruption and Firm’s Non-GAAP Reporting. October 2021; In: Journal of Corporate Finance. Vol. 70

Qian, Cuili; Lu, Louise Y.; Yu, Yangxin / Financial analyst coverage and corporate social performance: Evidence from natural experiments. December 2019; In: Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 40, No. 13, pp. 2271-2286

KIM, Jeong-Bon; Lu, Louise Yi; YU, Yangxin / Analyst Coverage and Expected Crash Risk: Evidence from Exogenous Changes in Analyst Coverage. July 2019; In: The Accounting Review. Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. 345-364

Fargher, Neil L.; Jiang, Alicia; Yu, Yangxin / Further Evidence on the Effect of Regulation on the Exit of Small Auditors from the Audit Market and Resulting Audit Quality. November 2018; In: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 95-115

Lu, Louise Yi; Shailer, Greg; Yu, Yangxin / Corporate social responsibility disclosure and the value of cash holdings. December 2017; In: European Accounting Review. Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 729-753

Lu, Louise Yi; Wu, Hai; Yu, Yangxin / Investment-related pressure and audit risk. August 2017; In: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 137-157

Qian, Cuili; Wang, Heli; Geng, Xuesong; Yu, Yangxin / Rent appropriation of knowledge-based assets and firm performance when institutions are weak: A study of Chinese publicly listed firms. April 2017; In: Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 892-911

Kim, Jeong-Bon; Li, Leye; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Financial statement comparability and expected crash risk. April 2016; In: Journal of Accounting and Economics. Vol. 61, No. 2-3, pp. 294-312

ZHANG, John Ziyang; YU, YANGXIN / Does board independence affect audit fees? Evidence from recent regulatory reforms. January 2016; In: European Accounting Review. Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 793-814

MAO, MIKE QINGHAO; YU, YANGXIN / Analysts' cash flow forecasts, audit effort, and audit opinions on internal control. July 2015; In: Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Vol. 42, No. 5-6, pp. 635-664

Chan, Lilian; Chen, Kevin; Chen, Tai-Yuan; Yu, Yangxin / Substitution between Real and Accruals-Based Earnings Management after Voluntary Adoption of Compensation Clawback Provisions. January 2015; In: The Accounting Review. Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 147-174

Chen, Tai-Yuan; Dasgupta, Sudipto; Yu, Yangxin / Transparency and Financing Choices of Family Firms. April 2014; In: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 381-408

Chan, Lilian; Chen, Kevin; Chen, Tai-Yuan; Yu, Yangxin / The effects of firm-initiated clawback provisions on earnings quality and auditor behavior. October 2012; In: Journal of Accounting and Economics. Vol. 54, No. 2-3, pp. 180-196

Working Paper

CHEN, Xia; Jiang, Xuejun; Lu, Louise Yi; YU, Yangxin / Economic Policy Uncertainty and Firms’ Non-GAAP Reporting. 2019;

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