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Prof. Jeffrey NG
  • Professor
PhD, Accounting
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
2766 7099
2330 9845
Research Area:

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Asset pricing
  • Corporate disclosure
  • Cost of equity capital and firm valuation
  • Financial intermediation

Professor Jeffrey Ng completed his Ph.D. at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Prior to joining PolyU School of Accounting and Finance in 2016 as a full professor, he was an assistant professor at MIT Sloan School of Management from 2008 to 2012 and an associate professor at Singapore Management University School of Accountancy from 2012 to 2016.

Professor Ng has a broad research interest in accounting and finance. He has published in several top journals including Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science. He is an associate editor at the European Accounting Review, a co-editor at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting Economics, and on the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review. He is also a member on the Business Studies Panel of the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. He is the Ph.D. programme director and research seminar coordinator at PolyU School of Accounting and Finance. His teaching interests include financial accounting, corporate reporting, financial statement analysis, and accounting research.

“Talk less, learn more: Strategic disclosure in response to managerial learning from the options market” with Yangyang Chen and Xin Yang. Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming.

“The influence of corporate income taxes on investment location: Evidence from corporate headquarters relocations” with Travis Chow, Sterling Huang, and Ken Klassen. Management Science, forthcoming.

“Financial reporting and trade credit: Evidence from mandatory IFRS adoption” with Xiao Li and Walid Saffar. Contemporary Accounting Research, 38 (1), (2021), 96-128.

“Do innovative firms communicate more? Evidence from the relation between patenting and management guidance” with Sterling Huang, Tharindra Ranasinghe, and Mingyue Zhang. The Accounting Review, 96 (1), (2021): 273–297.

“Policy uncertainty and loan loss provisions in the banking industry” with Walid Saffar and Janus Jian Zhang. Review of Accounting Studies, 25 (2), (2020), 726-777.

“Corruption in bank lending: The role of timely loan loss recognition” with Brian Akins and Yiwei Dou. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63 (2-3), (2017), 454-478.

“Voluntary fair value disclosures beyond SFAS 157 three-level estimates” with Sung Gon Chung, Beng Wee Goh, and Kevin Ow Yong. Review of Accounting Studies, 22 (1), (2017), 430-468.

“Bank competition and financial stability: evidence from the financial crisis” with Brian Akins, Lynn Li, and Tjomme Rusticus. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51 (1), (2016), 1-28.

“Do loan loss reserves behave like capital? Evidence from recent bank failures” with Sugata Roychowdhury. Review of Accounting Studies, 19 (3), (2014), 1234-1279.

“Management forecast credibility and underreaction to news”  with Irem Tuna and Rodrigo Verdi. Review of Accounting Studies, 18 (4), (2013), 956-986.

“Investor competition over information and the pricing of information asymmetry” with Brian Akins and Rodrigo Verdi. The Accounting Review, 87 (1), (2012), 35-58.

“The effect of information quality on liquidity risk”. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 52 (2-3), (2011), 126-143.

“Implications of transaction costs for the post-earnings-announcement drift” with Tjomme Rusticus and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting Research 46 (3), (2008), 661-696.