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Yinqi Zhang

Associate Professor Department of Accounting and Taxation

Yinqi Zhang is an Associate Professor in Accounting at the Kogod School of Business of American University. Her main research interest is in the determinants of audit quality and the impacts of regulatory policies on audit quality. Her work has been published in Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. She has taught introductory and intermediate financial accounting and introductory managerial accounting in the past.

Degrees

Ph.D., Accounting, Temple University; M.S., Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; B.S., Accounting, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

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Office
KSB - Accounting
Kogod - 220
M 1:00-3:00pm TH 1:00-3:00pm
Contact Info
(202) 885-3305

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Teaching

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Auditing Related Party Transactions: Evidence from Audit Fees and Audit Opinions (with Junxiong Fang, Gerald Lobo and Yuping Zhao), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, forthcoming.

Economic Determinants and Consequences of Voluntary Disclosure of Internal Control Effectiveness: Evidence from Initial Public Offerings (with Sudipta Basu, Jagan Krishnan and Jong Eun Lee), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, forthcoming.  

The Importance of Audit Quality to Group-Affiliated Firms (with Junxiong Fang, Jeffery Pittman and Yuping Zhao), Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017, Volume 34 (1): 39-82.

Investor perceptions of the earnings quality consequences of hiring an affiliated auditor (with William Baber and Jagan Krishnan), Review of Accounting Studies, 2014, Volume 19 (1): 69-102.

Is There a Relation Between Audit Fee Cuts during the Global Financial Crisis and Banks’ Financial Reporting Quality? (with Gopal Krishnan), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2014, Volume 33 (3): 279-300.

The Value of Big N Target Auditors in Corporate Takeovers (with Yuan Xie and Han Yi), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2013, Volume 32 (3): 141-169.

Takeover Protection and Managerial Myopia: Evidence from Real Earnings Management (with Yijiang Zhao, Kung H. Chen, and Michael Davis), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2012, Volume 31 (1): 109-135.

Triennially Inspected Audit Firms and their Reporting Decisions for Financially Distressed Clients (with Audrey Gramling and Jayanthi Krishnan), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2011, Volume 30 (3): 59-79.

Non-audit Services and Earnings Management in the Pre-SOX and Post-SOX Eras (with Jayanthi Krishnan and Nancy Lixin Su), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2011, Volume 30 (3): 103-123.

Auditor Litigation Risk and Corporate Disclosure of Quarterly Review Report (with Jagan Krishnan), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Supplement 2005, Volume 24 (Supplement): 115-138.

Does the Provision of Non-Audit Services Affect Investor Perceptions of Auditor Independence? (with Jayanthi Krishnan and Heibatollah Sami), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, November 2005, Volume 24 (2): 111-135.