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Dr Yujing MA
  • Assistant Professor

yu-jing.ma@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7035
M852
Research Area:
Corporate Finance & Accounting

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Corporate Finance, Corporate Disclosure, Analyst, Auditing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Innovation



Dr. Yujing Ma is an Assistant Professor at the School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Prior to joining PolyU, she was an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Business School, University of International Business and Economics. She obtained her Ph.D. in Finance from Nanyang Technological University in 2016, and B.S. in Project Management from Tsinghua University in 2011.


Her research interests include corporate finance, corporate disclosure, analyst, auditing, corporate social responsibility and innovation. Her papers have been published in Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Journal Business Ethics.

  1. On the fast track: information acquisition costs and information production, with Deqiu Chen, Xiumin Martin, and Roni Michaely, Journal of Financial Economics 2021, forthcoming.
  2. “Human Capital Driven Acquisition: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine,” with Deqiu Chen, and Huasheng Gao, Management Science, 2020, forthcoming.
  3. “Stakeholder Orientation and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from State-Level Adoption of Constituency Statutes,” with Huasheng Gao, and Kai Li, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2020, forthcoming
  4. “The Effects of Rural–Urban Migration on Corporate Innovation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China,” with Deqiu Chen, Huasheng Gao, and Jiang Luo, Financial Management, 2020, 49: 521-545.
  5. “Sex Discrimination and Female Top Managers: Evidence from China,” with Huasheng Gao and Yaheng Lin, Journal of Business Ethics, 2016, 38: 683-702