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School of Accountancy

Research helps move the world forward.

Zhang Liandong,
Professor
Recipient of LKC Fellowship 2017

School of Accountancy

Academic research is intense, creative, unpredictable and rewarding.

Sterling Huang,
Assistant Professor
Recipient of DS Lee Foundation Fellow (2016)
LKC Fellowship (2018)

School of Accountancy

Research helps me better connect with my students and the practical world.

CHEN Xia,
Professor
Recipient of LKY Fellowship (2015)
LKC Professorship (2016)

School of Accountancy

Research is creating new knowledge to solve real-world problems.

GOH Beng Wee,
Associate Professor
Recipient of LKC Fellowship (2015) (2016) (2018)

School of Accountancy

Each piece of research is different but collectively changes our world and daily lives.

CHO Young Jun,
Associate Professor
Recipient of LKC Fellowship (2017) (2018)

 

Research Areas

30 Jul 2018

Unpacking the aggregate: what the big picture tells us about markets

SMU Assistant Professor Li Congcong

Understanding capital and labour market movements is a matter of reading between the lines of aggregate earnings reports to decipher the information contained within, says SMU Assistant Professor Li Congcong.

31 May 2018

Saviour or villain? Investing in the bigger picture

Tri-Uni Accounting Research Conference

Is foreign institutional investment good or bad for a firm? It depends on whose point of view you take, says SMU Assistant Professor Lou Yun.

31 May 2018

Accounting for complexity

Assistant Professor Hye Sun Chang

Although financial analysts are sophisticated and savvy investors, even they are tripped up by the complex nature of derivatives, says Assistant Professor Hye Sun Chang of the SMU School of Accountancy.

31 May 2018

Speaking information, the language of the markets

Assistant Professor Lou Yun

The capital markets hinge on financial information, and accounting researchers like SMU Assistant Professor Lou Yun are poised to decode it.

29 Jan 2018

Keeping top management in check

SMU Assistant Professor Sterling Huang

SMU Assistant Professor Sterling Huang examines how corporate governance structure, the threat of litigation and other factors may impact a company’s decision to cook the books.

18 Jan 2018

The high returns of reconciling theory and data

Measures of profitability should ideally be both rooted in theory and backed by empirical data, said Professor John Core, keynote speaker at the SMU SOAR Accounting Symposium 2017.

19 Sep 2017

Taxation in the time of technology

SMU-Tax Academy Centre for Excellence in Taxation

While tax systems must evolve to keep pace with the digital economy, maintaining a resilient tax base also involves ensuring that no company or individual is left behind, say panellists at the SMU-Tax Academy Centre for Excellence in Taxation’s conference.

27 Jul 2016

Unveiling informal business networks

SMU Associate Professor Zang Yoonseok

Research by SMU Associate Professor Zang Yoonseok is uncovering the implications of informal business networks between top executives and their independent auditors.

30 Jul 2015

Cash: Friend or Foe?

Assistant Professor Yuanto Kusnadi

Research into cash-rich companies by SMU Assistant Professor Yuanto Kusnadi is revealing insights into corporate governance and shareholder value.

29 Jun 2015

Voluntary Disclosure or Calculated Risk?

Assistant Professor Kim Jae Bum

SMU Assistant Professor Kim Jae Bum studies how decisions on voluntary disclosures are made by company managers.

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