Faculty & Staff Directory

Jeff Zeyun Chen

Associate Professor
Accounting Department

Education

  • PhD, University of Houston
  • MBA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • BS, Fudan University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Earnings Quality
  • Accounting Conservatism
  • Market Efficiency with Respect to Accounting Information

Selected Publications

  • “Do Firms That Have a Common Signing Auditor Exhibit Higher Earnings Comparability?” with Mei-Hui Chen, Chen-Lung Chin, and Gerald Lobo, The Accounting Review (2020), Vol. 95, No. 3, 115 – 143
  • “When are Outside Directors More Effective Monitors? – Evidence from Real Activities Manipulation” with Marc Cussatt and Katherine Gunny, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (2020), Vol. 35, No. 1, 26 – 52
  • “The Association between SFAS No. 157 Fair Value Hierarchy Information and Conditional Accounting Conservatism” with Jonathan Black and Marc Cussatt, The Accounting Review (2018), Vol. 93, No. 5, 119 – 144
  • “Accounting Quality, Liquidity Risk, and Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift” with Gerald Lobo and Joseph Zhang, Contemporary Accounting Research (2017), Vol. 34, No. 3, 1649 – 1680
  • “Does the Relation between Information Quality and Capital Structure Vary with Cross-Country Institutional Differences?” with Chee Yeow Lim and Gerald Lobo, Journal of International Accounting Research (2016), Vol. 15, No. 3, 131 – 156

Honors and Awards

  • Neeley School of Business Vigeland Award for Outstanding Research, 2020
  • FASB Summer Faculty Program Fellow, 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2013
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2007