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Dr. Cheng Qiang joined Singapore Management University in 2011. He has previously taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Washington.
Dr. Cheng conducts research on various financial reporting and disclosure issues, including how corporate governance and family ownership affect corporate decisions, how investors use accounting information for valuation purposes, how executives affect financial reporting and disclosure decisions for their self-interests, and how security analysts help disseminate information in the capital markets. Dr. Cheng has published in leading accounting and finance journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Journal of Financial Economics.
Dr. Cheng is currently on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and serves on the Research Committee of AAA. He served as the president of the Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America from 2009 to 2010.
PhD in Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
MS in Accounting, Tsinghua University, Beijing
BS in Business Administration, Tsinghua University, Beijing
BE in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship for Research Excellence, Singapore Management University, 2013
Cheng, Q., T. Luo, and H. Yue, "Managerial Incentives and Management Forecast Precision", forthcoming at The Accounting Review, September 2013
Chen, S., X. Chen, Q. Cheng, and T. Shevlin, "Are Family Firms More Tax Aggressive than Non-Family Firms?", Journal of Financial Economics 95 (1): 41-61, 2010
Chen, S., X. Chen, and Q. Cheng ,"Do Family Firms Provide More or Less Voluntary Disclose?", Journal of Accounting Research 46 (3): 499-536, 2008
Cheng, Q., and K. Lo, "Insider Trading and Voluntary Disclosures", Journal of Accounting Research 44 (4): 815-848, 2006
Cheng, Q., and T. Warfield, "Equity Incentives and Earnings Management", The Accounting Review 80 (2): 441-476, 2005
Associate Dean (Research), School of Accountancy, SMU, 2011-present
Director, School of Accountancy Research Center (SOAR), SMU, 2013 – present
President’s Tenure and Advisory Committee (PTAC), SMU, 2013 - present
American Accounting Association (AAA) Research Committee, 2012-present
Executive officer, Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America, 2007-present
Last updated on 15 May 2013.