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— Outstanding Teachers —

WANG, Yakun


Assistant Professor

Education Background

PhD in Accountancy, Baruch College – City University of New York
MBA in Finance, Baruch College – City University of New York
BA in Corporate Finance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Academic Area
Research Field
Information Dissemination, Media, Individual Investor
Introductory Financial Accounting


Yakun Wang received PhD in Accountancy and MBA in Finance from Baruch College, City University of New York. His research interests include Financial Information Dissemination, Media, and Individual Investors. Prior to joining CUHK-Shenzhen, he worked at New York University – Shanghai and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. 

Academic Publications:


Working Papers
“The Impact of Public Disclosure on Information Asymmetry between Sophisticated and Unsophisticated Investors: Evidence from an Investor Social Media Network” With Donal Byard, Under Revision at Accounting, Organization and Society
“What drives sell-side analysts’ last-minute forecast revisions?” With Cunyu Xing, Under Revision at Journal of Banking and Finance Grant 2016 National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) – Young Scholar Grant (No. 71602165, grant amount RMB 210,000)
“The dissemination of accounting information on social media: information quality, dissemination mechanism, and capital market consequences.”