Ke Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

Contact

Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Email
k.wang@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-1630
Address
3-30M 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

"Is the tone of risk disclosures in MD&As relevant to debt markets? Evidence from the pricing of credit default swaps" (solo-authored), accepted by Contemporary Accounting Research.

"Why do banks favor employee-friendly firms? A stakeholder–screening perspective" with Cuili Qian, Donal Crilly, and Zheng Wang, accepted by Organization Science.

"Readability of 10-K reports and stock price crash risk" with Chansog (Francis) Kim and Liandong Zhang, Contemporary Accounting Research, Summer 2019, Volume 36, Issue 2, pages 1184–1216.


Research grants

General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2020–2022, collaborator, HK$242,000

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

EFF-SAS Research Fund (internal), 2019–2020, principal investigator, C$8,000

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

Early Career Scheme of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2018–2020, collaborator, HK$318,518

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

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



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.

Winter Term 2021

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