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Dr Yangyang CHEN
  • Associate Professor
PhD
PhD, Finance
University of Melbourne

yangchen@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7057
2330 9845
M743
Research Area:
Accounting

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Auditing
  • Behavioural economics, finance, and accounting
  • Corporate disclosure
  • Corporate governance and compensation



Yangyang Chen joined Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2015. He received his PhD from University of Melbourne and worked at Monash University from 2011 to 2015. His research interests are in corporate finance and financial accounting, including management compensation, corporate innovation, audit quality and pricing, earnings management, stock price crash risk and so on. His works have been published or accepted in The Accounting ReviewJournal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisContemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies etc.

"Media coverage and IPO pricing around the world", with Abhinav Goyal, Madhu Veeraraghavan, and Leon Zolotoy. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.

"Credit default swaps and corporate innovation", with Xin Chang, Sarah Qian Wang, Kuo Zhang, and Wenrui Zhang. Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming.

"Stock liquidity and corporate tax avoidance", with Rui Ge, Henock Louis and Leon Zolotoy. Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming.

"Does high quality auditing mitigate or encourage private information collection?", with Shibley Sadique, Bin Srinidhi, and Madhu Veeraraghavan. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2017, Volume 34, Issue 3, 1622-1648.

"Stock liquidity and stock price crash risk", with Xin Chang and Leon Zolotoy. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2017, Volume 52, Issue 4, 1605-1637.

"Executive equity risk-taking incentives and audit pricing", with Ferdinand Gul, Madhu Veeraraghavan, and Leon Zolotoy. The Accounting Review, 2015, Volume 90, Issue 6, 2205-2234.

"Local gambling preferences and corporate innovative success", with Edward Podolski, Ghon Rhee, and Madhu Veeraraghavan. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2014, Volume 49, Issue 1, 77-106.