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Yijiang Zhao

Associate Professor
Department of Accounting and Taxation

  • Yijiang Zhao is currently associate professor of accounting at the Kogod School of Business, American University. He has taught introductory financial and managerial accounting courses to both undergraduate and MBA students. His research interests include corporate governance and financial reporting. His papers have appeared in The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Review of Accounting and Finance, Corporate Finance Review, and several top Chinese academic journals. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D., Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., Accounting, Xiamen University, China; B.A., International Accounting, Xiamen University, China
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Teaching

  • Fall 2014

  • Spring 2015

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Duru, A., Wang, D., and Zhao, Y., 2013. "Staggered Boards, Corporate Opacity and Firm Value," Journal of Banking and Finance 37 (2): 341-360. 

Zhao, Y., Allen, A., and Hasan, I., 2011. "State Antitakeover Laws and Voluntary Disclosure," forthcoming in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Zhao, Y., Chen, K., Zhang, Y., and Davis, M., 2012. “Takeover Protection and Managerial Myopia: Evidence from Real Earnings Management,” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 31(1): 109-135. 

Zhao, Y., and Chen, K., 2008. “Staggered Boards and Earnings Management,” The Accounting Review 83 (5): 1347-1381.

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Earnings management, disclosure, corporate governance

Additional Information:  Yijiang Zhao has taught introductory financial and managerial accounting courses to both undergraduate and MBA students. His research interests include corporate governance, earnings quality, and voluntary disclosures. His papers have appeared in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Review of Accounting and Finance,and Corporate Finance Review and several top Chinese academic journals. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for the Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

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