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
"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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General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2022–2024, co-investigator, HK$290,663
The Edmonton Journal Fellowship (internal), 2022–2023, principal investigator, C$15,000
General Research Fund of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2020–2022, co-investigator, HK$242,000
SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2019–2021, principal investigator, C$54,670
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
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.