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Dr. Fei DU

Accounting

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Fei DU

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Southern California, 2011
  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Beijing Technology and Business University, 2003

Brief Biography

Fei Du joined HKU in 2011 as an assistant professor of accounting. Her work examines the determinants and effects of subjectivity in performance assessments. She also conducts research on the information acquisition activities of institutional investors and financial analysts.

Teaching

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting

Research Interest

  • Performance evaluation
  • Information acquisition activities
  • China SOEs

Research Publications

  1. Dai, N. T., F. Du*, G. Tang, and S. M. Young. “Seeking Legitimacy through quality CSR Reporting: Evidence from China.” 2016. Journal of Management Accounting Research, forthcoming.
  2. Cheng, Q., F. Du, X. Wang, and Y. Wang. “Seeing is Believing: Analysts’ Corporate Site Visits.” 2016. Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming.
  3. Young, S. M., F. Du, K. Dworkis, and K. Olsen. “It’s All about All of Us: The Rise of Global Narcissism and Its Implications for Management Control System Research.” 2016. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 28(1) 39-55.
  4. Du., F., G. Tang, and S. M. Young. “Influence Activities and Favoritism in Subjective Performance Evaluation: Evidence from Chinese State-owned Enterprises.” 2012. The Accounting Review 87(5): 1555-1588.

Other Publications

  1. Du., F. “Discussion of ‘The Impact of IFRS Goodwill Reporting on Financial Analysts’ Equity Valuation Judgments: Some Experimental Evidence’” 2016. Accounting & Finance 56: 159-164.
  2. Young, S. M., W. A. Van der Stede, J. Gong, T. Sandino, and F. Du. “The Business of Selling Movies.” 2008. Strategic Finance 89: 35-41.
  3. Merchant, K. A., W. A. Van der Stede, and F. Du. “Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.” 2007. Management Control Systems: Performance Measurement Evaluation and Incentives, Prentice Hall.

Services

  • Editorial board member of China Journal of Accounting Studies, 2013-
  • CIMA Liaison Person, 2013-

Awards

  • “Influence Activities and Favoritism in Subjective Performance Evaluation: Evidence from Chinese State-owned Enterprises.” Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award, Management Accounting Section, American Accounting Association, 2016.
  • “Are Investors’ Corporate Site Visits Informative?” Best Paper Award, 2013 CAPANA conference.
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow - Lake Tahoe, 2009
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2008.

Research Grants

  • Principle Investigator, General Research Fund (GRF) of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2013-2014: HK$239,570.
  • Principle Investigator, General Research Fund (GRF) of Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2014-2015: HK$324,394.

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