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Dr. Steve Y. WU


Assistant Professor

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Dr. Steve Y. WU

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • M.S., National Cheng-Chi University, 2002
  • B.B.A., National Taiwan University, 2000

Brief Biography

Dr. Steve Wu is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Hong Kong. He obtained his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Steve’s research focuses in the area of management accounting, especially the design of management control systems and how these systems influence employees/managers’ decisions and behaviors. He is also interested in topics of corporate governance and executive compensation.


Research and Teaching Interests

Management Accounting and Control


  • Chen, C.X., E.M. Matsumura, J.Y. Shin, and S.Y. Wu. The Effect of Competition Intensity and Competition Type on the Use of Customer Satisfaction Measures in Executive Annual Bonus Contracts. Forthcoming at The Accounting Review.
  • Ho, J.L., A. Wu, and S.Y. Wu. 2014. Performance Measures, Consensus on Strategy Implementation, and Performance: Evidence from the Operational-level of Organizations. Accounting, Organizations and Society 39(1): 38-58.
  • Gong, J., and S.Y. Wu. 2011. CEO Turnover in Private Equity Sponsored Leveraged Buyouts. Corporate Governance: An International Review 19(3): 195-209
  • Matsumura, E.M., J.Y. Shin, and S.Y. Wu. 2009. The Effect of Missing Quarterly Earnings Benchmarks on Chief Financial Officer Turnover and Annual Bonus. The Open Ethics Journal 3: 57-66.

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