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  • Associate Professor
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2330 9845
Research Area:

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Corporate finance
  • Cost of equity capital and firm valuation
  • International accounting and finance

Dr. Yuan HUANG is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Accounting from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include accounting- based equity valuation and the effect of financial reporting practices on corporate financial management decisions. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.

2014, The Q-theory explanation for the external financing effect: new evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance, forthcoming. (with Eric Lam and John Wei)

2013, Executive pay disparity and the cost of equity capital. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 48, pp.849–885. (with Zhihong Chen and John K. C. Wei)

2012, An examination of the incremental usefulness of balance-sheet information beyond earnings in explaining stock returns. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 27(2), 267–293. (with Guochang Zhang)

2012, Advertising intensity, investor recognition, and implied cost of capital. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 38, 275–298. (with Steven X. Wei)

2011, The informativeness of analyst forecast revisions and the valuation of R&D- intensive firms. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 30(1), 1-21. (with Guochang Zhang)