Dr. GUAN Yuyan (官玉燕博士)

PhD - Accounting (University of Toronto)
MBA - Investment (University of Miami)
BA - International Finance (Xiamen University)

Associate Professor

Dr. GUAN Yuyan (官玉燕博士)

Contact Information

Address: 13-223, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427136
Fax: +852 34420349
E-mail:
yyguan@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Areas

  • Auditing
  • Financial disclosure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Insider Trading
  • Executive Compensation

Dr. Guan's current research focuses on the use of accounting and financial information in the capital market, aiming at deriving empirical implications for investors, accounting practitioners and regulators. Dr. Guan has research work published in Journal of Accountng and Economics, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Business and Finance, and Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance,etc.

Research Grant

  • PI: "Societal Trust and Management Forecasts: International Evidence", Strategic Research Grants (SRG) - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: HK$99,450 (2016-2017) , Dr Yuyan Guan and Dr Xiangang Xin
  • PI: "School Ties and Audit Quality", Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: $100,000 (2013-2014) , Dr Yuyan Guan and Dr Zhifeng Yang
  • PI: "Political Connection of Financial Intermediaries and its Economic Consequences -Evidence from Chinese IPO market", General Research Fund (GRF) - Research Grants Council (RGC) , Amount: $368,379 (2011-2012) , Dr Guan Yuyan, Prof Chen Donghua, Mr Zhao Gang and Dr Zhang Tianyu
  • PI: "Analyst Coverage and CEO Compensation", Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: $123,916 (2010-2012) , Dr Yuyan Guan, Prof Jeffrey Callen and Prof Yibin Zhou
  • co-PI: "Does Insider Trading Regulation Benefit Shareholders: Evidence from Hong Kong", General Research Fund (GRF) - Research Grants Council (RGC) , Amount: $197,025 (2010-2011) , Dr Zhi Hong Chen, Dr Yuyan Guan and Prof Ke Bin
  • PI: "The Short-swing Rule and Insider Trading in Hong Kong Listed Firms", General Research Fund (GRF) - Research Grants Council (RGC) , Amount: $396,550 (2009-2011) , Dr Yuyan Guan, Dr Zhi Hong Chen and Prof Ke Bin
  • co-PI: "Equity-based compensation of Hong Kong-Listed firms", General Research Fund (GRF) - Research Grants Council (RGC) , Amount: $449,828 (2008-2011) , Dr Zhi Hong Chen, Dr Yuyan Guan and Prof Ke Bin
  • PI: "Corporate Governance and Accounting Conservatism", Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: HK$120,470 (2008-2010) , Dr Yuyan Guan, Prof Jeffrey Callen and Dr Jiaping Qiu

Administrative Assignments

Period Name Position
9/2013 - 8/2014 Departmental Staffing Committee Committee
9/2012 - 8/2014 College Graduate Studies Committee Committee Member
9/2012 - 8/2013 MsCPACG programme Deputy Admission Tutor
9/2011 - 8/2013 Department Research Committee Committee member
9/2009 - 8/2011 Departmental Learning and Teaching Committee Committee member
9/2008 - 7/2010 Qualifying Panel of the Ph.D. student (Wang Ran) Panel member

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Chen, D., Y. Guan, T. Zhang & G. Zhao (March 2017), "Political connection of financial intermediaries: Evidence from China's IPO market", Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 76, pp. 15-31.
  • Guan, Y.Y., L. Su, D. Wu and Z. Yang (April-May 2016), "Do school ties between auditors and client executives influence audit outcomes?", Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 61, Iss. 2-3, pp. 506-525.
  • Guan, Y. Y., F. Wong and Y. Zhang (March 2015), "Analyst Following Along the Supply Chain", Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 20, Iss. 1, pp. 210-241.
  • Chen, Z. H., Y. Y. Guan and B. Ke (September 2013), "Are Stock Option Grants to Directors of State-Controlled Chinese Firms Listed in Hong Kong Genuine Compensation?", The Accounting Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 1547-1574.
  • Guan, Y. Y., H. Lu and F. Wong (October 2012), "Conflict-of-Interest Reforms and Investment Bank Analysts’ Research Biases", Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, Vol. 27, Iss. 4, pp. 443-470.
  • Chen, D., Y. Y. Guan, G. Zhao and F. Wu (June 2011), "Securities Regulation and Implicit Penalties", China Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 4, Iss. 1-2, pp. 47-62.
  • Guan, Y. Y., O. K. Hope and T. Kang (December 2006), "Does Similarity of Local GAAP to U.S. GAAP Explain Analysts Forecast Accuracy", Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 151-169.
Accepted Journal Articles (forthcoming)
  • Chiu, T., Y. Guan, J-B Kim. (2017), "Effect of Risk Factor Disclosures on the Pricing of Credit Default Swaps", accepted by Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming.
Presented Conference Papers
  • Guan, Y. Y., L. Su, D. Wu and Z. F. Yang (1-2 November 2013), "Do School Ties between Aduitors and Client Executives Influence Auditi Quality?", presented at China Capital Market Accounting and Finance Research Symposium, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, Shanghai, China.
  • Chen, Z. H., Y. Y. Guan and B. Ke (4-5 July 2013), "The short-swing rule and insider trading in Hong Kong listed firms", presented at 21st Pacific Basin Finance Accounting Economics and Management (PBFEAM) Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Chen, D., Y. Y. Guan, T. Y. Zhang and G. Zhao (August 2012), "Political Connection of Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from China’s IPO Market", presented at 2012 Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association, Washington, D. C., USA.
  • Chen, Z., Y. Y. Guan and B. Ke (August 2011), "Does managerial stock option compensation increase shareholder value in state-controlled Chinese firms listed in Hong Kong?", presented at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Denver, USA.
  • Callen, J., Y. Y. Guan and J. Qiu (August 2011), "The market for corporate control and accounting conservatism", presented at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Denver, USA.
  • Guan, Y. Y., F. Wong and Y. Zhang (16-17 June 2011), "Analyst Following Along the Supply Chain", presented at 10th Anniversary London Business School Accounting Symposium, London Business School, London, United Kingdom.
  • Callen, J., Y. Y. Guan and J. Qiu (26-29 May 2011), "The market for corporate control and accounting conservatism", presented at Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference 2011, Toronto, Canada.
  • Callen, J., Y. Y. Guan and J. Qiu (20-22 April 2011), "The market for corporate control and accounting conservatism", presented at 34th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Rome, Italy.
  • Callen, J., Y. Y. Guan and J. Qiu (14-15 October 2010), "The market for corporate control and accounting conservatism", presented at Rotman Accounting PhD Program 10 Year Anniversary Conference, Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Canada.
  • Guan, Y. Y., H. Lu and F. Wong (19-21 May 2010), "Global Settlement and Star Analysts' Career Choices", presented at 33rd Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Guan, Y. Y., H. Lu and F. Wong (19-22 August 2009), "Conflict-of-Interest Reforms and Analysts' Research Biases", presented at European Finance Association 36th Annual Meeting, Bergen, Norway.