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Yun Zhang

Yun Zhang

Title: Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Department: Accountancy
Address: Funger Hall 601C
Phone: (202) 994-7532
Email: yunzhang@gwu.edu

Degrees:
PhD, Yale University, 2004
M.Phil, Yale University, 2002
MA, Yale University, 2002
BA, Renmin University of China, 1998

Published Papers

The Role of Biased Earnings Guidance in Creating a Healthy Tension between Managers and Analysts (with Brian Mittendorf, The Accounting Review, Vol. 80, 1193-1209, October 2005)

On the Relation between Conservatism in Accounting Standards and Incentives for Earnings Management (with Qi Chen and Thomas Hemmer, Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, 541-566, June 2007)

Endogenous Accounting Bias when Decision Making and Control Interact (with Qi Chen and Brian Mittendorf, Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 27, 1063-1091, Winter 2010)

On the Optimal Use of Loose Monitoring in Agencies (with Qi Chen and Thomas Hemmer, Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 16, 328-354, 2011)

Working Papers

Clarity vs. Publicity in Disclosure of Public information (with Qi Chen and Tracy Lewis)

The effects of public information with asymmetrically informed short horizon investors (with Qi Chen and Zeqiong Huang)

The Usefulness of the Articulation Errors between Direct and Indirect Statements of Cash Flows: Evidence from Cash Flow Persistence and Auditor Decisions (with Xinyuan Chen, Hong Xie and Kai Zhu)