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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

Knowledge craving is life long, and we always have something new to learn.

LIM Chee Yeow,
Associate Professor
Recipient of LKY Fellowship (2016)

School of Accountancy

Our mission at the School of Accountancy is to develop versatile accounting professionals and business leaders, and it’s important for us to conduct high quality research in order to achieve this objective. Research allows us to gain knowledge on current, important issues; teaching allows us to disseminate this knowledge to stimulate creative, independent-thinking in the classroom.

Holly YANG,
Associate Professor
Recipient of LKY Fellowship (2015) (2016)

School of Accountancy

Good research not only contributes to academic literature, but also impacts the society we live in.

LIU Yanju,
Assistant Professor
Recipient of Sing Lun Fellowship 2014

School of Accountancy

Academic research is intense, creative, unpredictable and rewarding.

Sterling Huang,
Assistant Professor
Recipient of DS Lee Foundation Fellow

 

Research Areas

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.

29 Jun 2015

A New Sheriff in Town

Assistant Professor Tracey Zhang

Research by SMU Assistant Professor Tracey Zhang is revealing the progress of a new breed of audit regulators.

11 Jun 2015

Ethical Business Leaders

Assistant Professor Jimmy Lee

SMU Assistant Professor Jimmy Lee studies how a company’s senior management team can contribute to good corporate governance.

11 Jun 2015

Keeping Chief Executives in Check

Researchers at the SMU School of Accountancy

Researchers at the SMU School of Accountancy are helping to find the elusive balance between holding chief executives accountable and freeing them up to innovate.

14 May 2015

Monitoring the Managers

Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun

SMU Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun examines the impact of financial accounting standards on how managers and firms act.

21 Apr 2015

Let’s Not Forget Minority Shareholders

Associate Professor Wang Jiwei

Minority investors need to be protected through better information and corporate governance, says SMU Associate Professor Wang Jiwei.

21 Apr 2015

The Real-Life Game of Risk

Associate Professor Lim Chu Yeong

Research by SMU Associate Professor Lim Chu Yeong investigates the role of financial reporting and risk management in preventing future financial crises.

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