Faculty Profile

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WANG Rencheng

Full-time Faculty
Associate Professor of Accounting
School of Accountancy SOA

Rencheng Wang joined SMU in 2019. He has previously taught at the University of Queensland and University of Melbourne in Australia. He received his Ph.D. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Rencheng has a broad range of interests in research at the intersection of accounting and finance. His works have been published in the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and The Accounting Review. Learn more about Rencheng at https://renchengwang.wixsite.com/researchisnotenough.


PhD in Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Master of Accounting, University of Michigan
BBA, BS, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 

Research Interests

Voluntary Disclosure
Capital Market
Labor Market

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting
Corporate Reporting
Financial Accounting Theory

Research/Co-Research Advisor to

WANG Ren, SMU-ZJU DBA(A&F) (ren.wang.2021@dba.smu.edu.sg)
FANG Zixia, SMU-ZJU DBA(A&F) (yxfang.2021@dba.smu.edu.sg)

Selected Recognition and Awards

Lee Kong Chian Fellowship for Research Excellence (2019–2021, 2021–2023)
SMU School of Accountancy Research Award: Most Outstanding Researcher (2021, 2023)
Best Paper Award of AFAANZ Annual Conference (2016, 2020, 2023)
AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium (2012)

Selected Appointments

AAA Annual Meeting Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Co-Coordinator
SMU School of Accountancy PhD Program Committee
Early Career Researchers Support Network (ECRSN)

Selected Publications

“Flu Fallout: Information Production Constraints and Corporate Disclosure.” (with Chen Chen, Leonard Leye Li, and Louise Yi Lu) 2023. Journal of Accounting Research 61 (4): 1063–108.

“Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Disclosure: Evidence from Derivative Lawsuits.” (with Thomas Bourveau and Yun Lou) 2018. Journal of Accounting Research 56 (3): 797–842.

“Management Forecast Consistency.” (With Gilles Hilary and Charles Hsu) 2014. Journal of Accounting Research 52 (1): 163–91. 


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