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Prof. Haifeng YOU

Prof. Haifeng YOU

Associate Professor

achy@ust.hk

Academic qualifications

  • PhD 2007 University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • MA 2002 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • BA 2001 Peking University, Beijing, China

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
    07/2014 - present
  • Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 07/2009 - 06/2014
  • Consultant, GSA Capital Partners LLP, 10/2012 - present
  • Senior Advisor of Quantitative Investment, Bosera Asset Management Co Ltd, 08/2009 - 11/2012
  • Quantitative Equity Researcher, Barclays Global Investors, 06/2007 - 07/2009

PUBLICATIONS

  • "What is the Value of Sell-Side Analysts? Evidence from Coverage Initiations and 
    Terminations." Journal of Accounting and Economics Forthcoming. (with Kevin Li)
  • "Wealth Transfers via Equity Transactions." Journal of Financial Economics. (2015) 
    118(1): 93-112.  (with Richard Sloan.)
  • "Valuation-driven Profit Transfer among Corporate Segments." Review of Accounting Studies, (2014) 19(2): 805-838.
  • "Analysts' Motives for Rounding EPS Forecasts." The Accounting Review. (2012) 87(6): 1939-1966. (with Patricia Dechow.)
  • "Mandatory IFRS Adoption and the Contractual Usefulness of Accounting Information in Executive Compensation." Journal of Accounting Research (2012) 50(4): 1077-1107. (with Neslihan Ozkan and Zvi Singer.)
  • "What Drives Stock Prices Move? Fundamentals vs. Investor Recognition.". Financial Analyst Journal (2012) 68 (2): 30-50. (with Scott Richardson and Richard Sloan.)
  • "A Study of Firms Surrounding the Threshold of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance." Advances in Accounting (2012) 28 (1): 96-110(with Maria Nondorf and Zvi Singer.)
  • "The Effect of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Earnings Quality." Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. July 2011 Vol. 26, 3: 556-589. (with Zvi Singer.)
  • "The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act, Bank Internal Controls and Financial Reporting Quality." Journal of Accounting and Economics (2010) 49 Vol. 1-2: 75-83.(with Ryan LaFond).
  • "Financial Information Complexity and Investor Underreaction to 10 - K Information." Review of Accounting Studies (2009) 14: 559-586. (with Xiao-Jun Zhang.)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Best Research Paper Award, AAA Western Regional Meeting, April 2007
  • Forbes Doctoral Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2005-2006
  • Maurice Moonitz Doctoral Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2003-2006
  • University Fellowship, Ohio State University, 2001-2002

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of American Accounting Association
  • Member of CFA Institute