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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

Wu, Xuan; Li, Yueting; Yu, Yangxin / CEO Inside Debt and Employee Workplace Safety. January 2022; In: Journal of Business Ethics.

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

Yang, Jingyu; Wu, Hai; Yu, Yangxin / Distracted Institutional Investors and Audit Risk. September 2021; In: Accounting and Finance. Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 3855-3881

Li, Xing; Kim, Jeong-Bon; Wu, Haibin; Yu, Yangxin / Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Fraud: The Moderating Effects of Governance and Religiosity. May 2021; In: Journal of Business Ethics. Vol. 170, No. 3, pp. 557–576

Kim, Jeong-Bon; Li, Leye; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Financial statement comparability and managers’ use of corporate resources. April 2021; In: Accounting and Finance. Vol. 61, No. S1, pp. 1697-1742

Yuan, Yuan; Lu, Louise Yi; Tian, Gaoliang; Yu, Yangxin / Business Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility. March 2020; In: Journal of Business Ethics. Vol. 162, No. 2, pp. 359-377

Xue, Xiaolin; Zhang, Junrui; Yu, Yangxin / Distracted passive institutional shareholders and firm transparency. March 2020; In: Journal of Business Research. Vol. 110, pp. 347-359

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

Gao, Ziqi; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Local Social Environment, Firm Tax Policy, and Firm Characteristics. August 2019; In: Journal of Business Ethics. Vol. 158, No. 2, pp. 487–506

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

Yuan, Yuan; Tian, Gaoliang; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / CEO Ability and Corporate Social Responsibility. June 2019; In: Journal of Business Ethics. Vol. 157, No. 2, pp. 391–411

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

Fargher, Neil; Jiang, Alicia; Yu, Yangxin / How do auditors perceive CEO's risk-taking incentives?. December 2014; In: Accounting and Finance. Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 1157-1181

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

Conference Papers

Li, Leye; Lu, Louise Yi; Wang, Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Workforce Diversity and Financial Statement Readability. July 2022; Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference 2022, 03/07/2022 - 05/07/2022, Melbourne, Australia.

Wang, Yi; Li, Leye; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Workforce Diversity and Financial Statement Readability. May 2022; 44th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA 2022), 11/05/2022 - 13/05/2022, Bergen, Norway.

Working Paper

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

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