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ZHANG Weining

Phone: +86-10-8518 8858 ext. 3330



Associate Professor of Accounting


PhD of Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas


Research Interests: Corporate disclosure, corporate governance, executive compensation, and banking. Professor Zhang's teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting.





Dr. Zhang Weining is an Associate Professor of Accounting at CKGSB. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2010. Before joining CKGSB in 2012, Dr. Zhang served as a faculty member at the Business School of National University of Singapore. His research interests include financial analyses, corporate disclosure, investor relationship management, corporate governance, internet platform business, and strategic financial management. He also works with Development Research Center of the State Council of China and Energy Fund of US on research projects.




2017 IBM Global Faculty Award

The 2015 Outstanding Researcher Award (CKGSB)

The Best Paper Award of The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA) 2014

Consortium Fellow at AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium 2008

Consortium Fellow at AAA FARS Doctoral Consortium 2008



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Selected Publications

  1. “Management Team Incentive Dispersion and Firm Performance”, with Robert Bushman and Zhonglan Dai. The Accounting Review, Vol. 91, 2016.
  2. “An Evaluation of Chinese Firms’ Profitability: 2005-2013”, with Jing Liu and James Ohlson. Accounting Horizon, Vol 29, 2015.
  3. “CEO Tenure and Earnings Management”, with Ashiq Ali. Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 59, 2015.
  4. “Discussion of Board Interlocks and the Diffusion of Disclosure Policy”. Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 19, No. 3, September 2014.
  5. “Executive Pay-Performance Sensitivity and Litigation”, with Zhonglan Dai and Li Jin. Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 31, Issue 1, Spring 2014.
  6. “Do Institutional Investors Pay Attention to Customer Satisfaction and Why?”, with Xueming Luo, Ran Zhang and Jaakko Aspara. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vol. 42, Issue 2, March 2014.
  7. “Voluntary Disclosure and Information Asymmetry: Evidence from the 2005 Securities Offering Reform”, with Nemit O. Shroff, Amy X. Sun, and Hal D. White. Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51 No. 5 December 2013.
  8. “Earnings Restatements and Differential Timeliness of Accounting Conservatism”, with Michael Ettredge and Ying Huang. Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 54, Issue 2, 2012 (Lead article).