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Shaphan NG

Full-time Faculty

Assistant Professor of Accounting

School of Accountancy SOA

Shaphan completed his PhD in Management from the University of California, Irvine in 2021. Prior to his doctoral studies, he was an equity research analyst at an investment bank and a Lecturer of Accounting at Singapore Management University. Shaphan’s research examines the effect of tax policies on corporate decision making.


PhD, University of California, Irvine, 2021
BAcc, Singapore Management University, 2015 
BBM (Finance), Singapore Management University, 2015

Research Interests

Corporate Tax Planning
Financial Reporting
Corporate Governance

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting

Selected Recognition and Awards

Ray Watson Doctoral Fellowship, 2020 and 2021
Wayne Bian Research Achievement Award, 2020
UCI Merage Management Fellowship, 2019
SMU Overseas PhD Scholarship, 2016 - 2021

Selected Publications

“The Effects of Tax Avoidance News on Employee Perceptions of Managers and Firms: Evidence from Glassdoor.com Ratings” with Yoojin Lee, Terry Shevlin, and Aruhn Venkat. The Accounting Review, 96 (3), 2021, 343–372


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