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Dr Chengzhu SUN
  • Assistant Professor
PhD

chengsun@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7060
M849
https://sites.google.com/view/czsun
Research Area:
Accounting

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • ESG especially for sustainability, Regulation, Information Economics, Social Networks



Dr. Lisa Chengzhu SUN is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She joined PolyU in 2021 upon the completion of her Ph.D. in Accounting at the LSK Business School, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(HKUST). She also received a M.Phil. in Environmental Science, policy and Management from HKUST in 2016.


Dr. Sun’s research interests lie primarily in ESG, regulations, information economics and social networks. For example, she explores the real effects of various governance mechanisms or regulations on firms’ non-financial outcomes (especially for the environmental practices such as corporate pollution and carbon emissions). Her teaching interests include ESG investing and financial accounting.

“Corporate Payout Policy and Credit Risk: Evidence from CDS Markets,” with Shujing Wang and Chu Zhang. Management Science, forthcoming.