Ke Wang, PhD
PhD, Accounting, City University of Hong Kong, 2015
BBA (Hons), Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2010
Textual analysis of corporate disclosures
"Do family firms issue more readable annual reports? Evidence from the United States" with Qunfeng Liao and Bin Srinidhi, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and 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.
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- Data on modified readability indices: SAS, STATA, Readme
- Word lists: Compustat, Industry, Combined
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)
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.