Ke Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Alberta School of Business - Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

Contact

Associate Professor, Alberta School of Business - Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Email
kwang6@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-1630
Address
3-30D Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Overview

About


´╗┐Education

PhD, Accounting, City University of Hong Kong, 2015

BBA (Hons), Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2010



Research


Research interest

Capital markets 

Textual analysis of corporate disclosures 

Stakeholder relations


Publications

"Do family firms issue more readable annual reports? Evidence from the United States" with Qunfeng Liao and Bin Srinidhi, Journal of Accounting, Auditingand Finance (forthcoming), https://doi.org/10.1177/0148558X231198894.

"Short-sale constraints and firm investment efficiency: Evidence from a natural experiment" with Zhihong Chen and Siwen Fu, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2023, 42(6), 107149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccpubpol.2023.107149.

"Is the tone of risk disclosures in MD&As relevant to debt markets? Evidence from the pricing of credit default swaps" (solo-authored), Contemporary Accounting Research, 2021, 38(2), 1465–1501, https://doi.org/10.1111/1911-3846.12644.

"Why do banks favor employee-friendly firms? A stakeholder–screening perspective" with Cuili Qian, Donal Crilly, and Zheng Wang, Organization Science, 2021, 32(3), 605–624, https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.2020.1400.

"Readability of 10-K reports and stock price crash risk" with Chansog (Francis) Kim and Liandong Zhang, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2019, 36(2), 1184–1216, https://doi.org/10.1111/1911-3846.12452.


´╗┐Research grants

SSHRC General Research Fund (internal), 2023–2025, principal investigator, C$10,000 (2023)

China Institute Travel Grant (internal), 2023–2025, principal investigator, C$2,000 (2023)

General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2024–2026, co-investigator, HK$431,292 (2023)

General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2023–2025, co-investigator, HK$290,663 (2022)

The Edmonton Journal Fellowship (internal), 2022–2023, principal investigator, C$15,000 (2021)

General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2021–2023, co-investigator, HK$242,000 (2020)

SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2019–2021, principal investigator, C$54,670 (2019)

Canadian Utilities Faculty Fellowship (internal), 2019–2020, principal investigator, C$15,000 (2018)

Early Career Scheme of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2019–2021, collaborator, HK$318,518 (2018)

SSHRC Bridge Funding (internal), 2018–2019, principal investigator, C$5,000 (2018)

CAAA Research Grant, 2018–2019, principal investigator, C$6,667 (2017)



Teaching


Teaching interest

Managerial accounting

Financial accounting


´╗┐Current courses

ACCTG 322 Introduction to Accounting for Management Decision Making


Courses

ACCTG 322 - Introduction to Accounting for Management Decision Making

In contrast to the external orientation of ACCTG 311, this course focuses on how to prepare and use accounting information for management decision making. Major topics include: the role of corporate goals, planning and control concepts, how costs behave and how to analyze and manage them, budgeting and performance measures. Prerequisite: ACCTG 311.


ACCTG 705 - Individual Research


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