Prof. YU Yangxin

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


Prof. YU Yangxin

Contact Information

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

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.

Selected Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews
Working Papers
  • Gu, Zhenjiang; Kim, Jeong-Bon; Lu, Louise Yi; Yu, Yangxin / Social Capital and CEO Equity Incentive Duration. July 2021;
  • CHEN, Xia; Jiang, Xuejun; Lu, Louise Yi; YU, Yangxin / Economic Policy Uncertainty and Firms’ Non-GAAP Reporting. 2019;