CKGSB Brings Over 30 Top Accounting Academics to Beijing for Industry Conference
December 2, 2018

[Beijing, China] Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) held its 2018 Accounting Conference in Beijing on November 30-December 1. The conference, organized by several professors including the newest member of faculty, Professor of Accounting Huang Rong gathered over 30 accounting academics from top universities in the Asia Pacific region, including Singapore Management University, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, The Hong Kong University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University.

Professor of Accounting and Finance and Associate Dean, Liu Jing, kicked off the event by welcoming fellow academics to CKGSB. Afterwards, seven professors shared their findings from their recent working papers.


C.S. Agnes CHENG, Head and Chair Professor of Accounting at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, talked about her latest research, “Peer Firm Selection and Executive Compensation: The Case of Dual-role Peers.”


Bin KE, Professor of Accounting at the National University of Singapore’s Business School shared his research, “Government Ownership, Non-CEO Top Executives’ Horizontal Pay Dispersion and Firm Performance.”


Liandong ZHANG, Professor of Accounting, and a Lee Kong Chian Fellow at the Singapore Management University discuss his research “Do Repatriation Tax Holidays Promote Corporate Social Responsibility? Evidence from the American Jobs Creation Act”


Ke NA, Assistant Professor of Accounting and Law at the University of Hong Kong on “Direct Evidence on Earnings Used in Executive Compensation Performance Measurement.”


Huai ZHANG, Associate Professor, Division of Accounting at the Nanyang Business School on “Styles of regulators: Evidence from the SEC’s Comment Letters.”


Sterling HUANG, Assistant Professor of Accounting, and Lee Kong Chian Fellow at the Singapore Management University on “Controllability of Risk and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts.”

The two day conference provided a great opportunity for academies to communicate with each other and share their latest findings. CKGSB looks forward to hosting more academics from business schools around the world in the future.

About Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)

Established in Beijing in November 2002 with support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, CKGSB is China’s first faculty-governed and independent business school. CKGSB has more than 40 full-time professors, many of whom previously held tenured faculty positions at leading business schools such as Wharton and Yale. Their research has provided the basis for more than 400 case studies of both China-specific and global issues. CKGSB also stands apart for its alumni network. More than half of CKGSB’s 10,000+ alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level and, collectively, they lead one fifth of China’s 100 most valuable brands.

Headquartered in Beijing, CKGSB is also located in Shanghai, Shenzhen, New York, Hong Kong and London. The school offers the following courses: MBA, Finance MBA, Executive MBA, Business Scholars Program (DBA), and Executive Education programs.

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