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National Chengchi University (NCCU)-SMU Joint Conference 2017 organised by SMU School of Accountancy

3 Nov 2017

NCCU-SMU Joint Conference 2017

Above: Faculty Participants at the NCCU-SMU Joint Conference

Singapore Management University – The SMU School of Accountancy first introduced the Joint School Conference in October 2014, where faculty from several leading universities in the region would present and discuss their research papers, as well as exchange ideas for future research collaboration.

This year, the Joint School Conference was held at National Chengchi University (NCCU) in Taipei on 13 October 2017, and attended by professors from NCCU, SMU School of Accountancy and National Cheng Kung University. The one-day conference showcased research presentations by professors from each institution, with SMU represented by Assistant Professors Chang Hye Sun and Li Congcong. The conference featured the following papers:

Title Presenter

"Allocation of Effort in Integrated Audits and
Its Impact on Financial Reporting Quality"
(co-authored with Chris Hogan and Xin-Ming Liu)

Professor Hung-Chao YU
National Chengchi University 

"The Effects of Derivatives Use on
Management Forecast Behavior"
(co-authored with John L Campbell,
Sean Cao and Raluca Chiorean)

Assistant Professor Hye Sun CHANG
Singapore Management University 

"Expanded Audit Reports and
Stock Return Synchronicity: The UK Evidence"
(co-authored with Ting-Kai Chou and Zili Zhuang)

Assistant Professor Yu-Ting HSIEH
National Cheng Kung University 

"IFRS or UK GAAP? Corporate Groups’
Choice for Parents’ Financial Statements"

Assistant Professor Yu-Lin HSU
National Cheng Kung University  

"Is the US Unique? International Evidence on the
Aggregate Earnings-Returns Association"
(co-authored with Lindsey A Gallo,
Rebecca N Hann and Viktoriya V Zotova)

Assistant Professor Congcong LI
Singapore Management University 

"The Role of Accounting Comparability in
Mitigating Culture Effects on Corporate Credit Ratings"
(co-authored with Heeick Choi and Myungsun Kim)

Associate Professor Vincent Y S CHEN
National Chengchi University


SMU Associate Professor of Accounting Chen Chih-Ying shared his thoughts regarding the conference, The SMU-NCCU conference proved to be a fruitful experience for our faculty members. Besides providing a platform for our faculty members to showcase SOA’s research expertise and productivity, the conference also offered our faculty opportunities to interact with professors from other reputable schools, encouraging the germination of new research ideas and future collaborations.”

Since 2014, the Joint School Conference in various established universities in the region including Peking University in Beijing, KAIST in Seoul and University of Technology Sydney. Click here to read more about the annual Joint School Conference.

Above: Presentation by SMU Assistant Professor Li Congcong

Above: Presentation by SMU Professor Chang Hye Sun

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Last updated on 08 Nov 2017 .