PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chair Professor, Department of Accounting
Fung Term Professor of Accounting
Tel (852) 2358 7577
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
International capital markets, Financial accounting,International financial reporting standards
Mingyi Hung studies the role of accounting information in global markets. Her research addresses the information and monitoring roles of accounting in international capital markets and investigates the interaction between country-specific institutional factors and accounting information. Professor Hung's research has been published in top-tier journals such as Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies. She serves in the editorial boards of Journal of International Business Studies and The Accounting Review and is a recipient of numerous research awards, including the Journal of Accounting & Economics Best Paper prize. Her research has been featured in media such as The Economist and Financial Times. She is also a recipient of the USC Marshall MBA Golden Apple Teaching Award and the Gamma Sigma Alpha Professor of the Year.
SELECTED PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS
- “Governance reforms and firm value: Worldwide evidence” with Larry Fauver, Xi Li, and Alvaro Taboada. 2016. Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming
- “The use of debt covenants worldwide: Institutional determinants and implications on financial reporting” with Hyun Hong and Jieying Zhang. 2016. Contemporary Accounting Research 33, 644-681.
- “The value of political ties and market credibility: Evidence from corporate scandals in China” with T.J. Wong and Fang Zhang. 2015. Contemporary Accounting Research 32 1641-1675.
- “Post-earnings-announcement drift in global markets: Evidence from an information shock” with Xi Li and Shiheng Wang. 2015. The Review of Financial Studies 28, 1242-1283.
- “Does mandatory IFRS adoption affect crash risk?” with Mark DeFond, Siqi Li, and Yinghua Li. 2015. The Accounting Review 90, 265–299.
- “The impact of mandatory IFRS adoption on IPOs in global capital markets” with Hyun Hong and Gerald Lobo. 2014. The Accounting Review 89, 1365-1397.
- “Has the widespread adoption of IFRS reduced US firms’ attractiveness to foreign investors?” with Mark DeFond, Xuesong Hu, and Siqi Li. 2012. Journal of International Accounting Research 11, 27-55.
- “Political considerations in the decision of Chinese SOEs to list in Hong Kong” with T.J. Wong and Tianyu Zhang. 2012. Journal of Accounting & Economics 53, 435-449.
- “Corporate governance in the recent financial crisis: Evidence from financial institutions worldwide” with David Erkens and Pedro Matos. 2012. Journal of Corporate Finance 18, 289-411.
- “The impact of mandatory IFRS adoption on foreign mutual fund ownership: The role of comparability” with Mark DeFond, Xuesong Hu, and Siqi Li. 2011. Journal of Accounting & Economics 51, 240-258.
[IEMS Academic Seminar] The Value of Political Ties and Market Credibility: Evidence from Corporate Scandals in China
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