Zhifeng Yang

Stony Brook University

Associate Professor

Health Science Center

Level 3, Room 043

Stony Brook, NY 11794-8322

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Do Individual Auditors Affect Audit Quality? Evidence from Archival Data

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Ferdinand A. Gul, Donghui Wu and Zhifeng Yang
Monash University Sunway Campus, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Stony Brook University
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individual auditor, audit quality, auditor characteristics, archival research

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Minority Shareholders’ Control Rights and the Quality of Corporate Decisions in Weak Investor Protection Countries: A Natural Experiment from China

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Zhihong Chen, Bin Ke and Zhifeng Yang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore and Stony Brook University
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Democracy, Direct Shareholder Participation, Financing Policy

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Do School Ties between Auditors and Client Executives Influence Audit Outcomes?

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 61, No. 2-3, 2016
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
City University of Hong Kong - College of Business, Department of Accountancy, Lingnan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Stony Brook University
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School tie, social network, audit quality, audit fee

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The Consequences of Shifting the IPO Offer Pricing Power from Securities Regulators to Market Participants in Weak Institutional Environments: Evidence from China

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2016
Jun Chen, Bin Ke, Donghui Wu and Zhifeng Yang
Zhejiang University, National University of Singapore, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Stony Brook University
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IPO regulation; financial reporting quality; auditor choice; IPO offer pricing

Do Audit Clients Successfully Engage in Opinion Shopping? Partner-Level Evidence

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, York University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Stony Brook University and Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce
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Opinion Shopping; Partner Switch; Audit Quality; Individual Auditor

Do Audit Clients Successfully Engage in Opinion Shopping? Partner-Level Evidence

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2016, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2796755
Posted: 19 Jun 2016
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, York University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Stony Brook University and Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce

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opinion shopping; partner switch; audit quality; individual auditor

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Do Political Connections Add Value to Audit Firms? Evidence from IPO Audits in China

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Zhifeng Yang
Stony Brook University
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Gender Diversity and Audit Quality: Evidence from Audit Partner Pairing

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Bin Srinidhi, Zhifeng Yang and Karen Yumin Zhang
University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Accounting, Stony Brook University and Monash University - Department of Accounting
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Ownership Structure, Institutional Development, and Political Extraction: Evidence from China

CAAA Annual Conference 2011, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2014-08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Yuanto Kusnadi and Zhifeng Yang
Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Stony Brook University
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extraction, cash holdings, investments, political connection

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Political Cycles and Analyst Bias

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Jeffrey Pittman, Zhifeng Yang and Sijia Yu
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Stony Brook University and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy
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Political Cycle; Government Intervention; Analyst Optimistic Bias; Corporate Information Environment

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Accounting Personnel Quality, Audit Risk, and Auditor Responses

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Deakin University, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), Stony Brook University, Renmin University of China - School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Human capital, accounting personnel, audit risk, audit fee, audit adjustment

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State Control, Access to Capital, and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2012
Oliver Zhen Li, Xijia Su and Zhifeng Yang
National University of Singapore (NUS), China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Stony Brook University
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State control, Access to capital, Firm growth, Regulation

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IPO-Audit Expertise, Audit Quality, and Capital Allocation Efficiency: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2021
Donghui Wu, Zhifeng Yang and Feiteng Ye
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Stony Brook University and Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce
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Auditor specialization; IPO audits; capital allocation efficiency

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The Importance of Proximity to the Audit Firm’s National Office to Practice Office Growth and Audit Quality

Posted: 28 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Stony Brook University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Stony Brook University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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Internal Governance; Proximity; Office Growth; Client Selection; Audit Quality

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The Importance of Business Development Incentives to Audit Partner Independence: Evidence from The Propensity to Issue Modified Opinions to Group-affiliated Audit Clients

Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2021
Deakin University, University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Stony Brook University

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Auditor independence; future business potential; modified audit opinions; business group-affiliated audit clients

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China Railway High-Speed: The Impact of Transportation Infrastructure on Corporate Innovation

Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Formerly Tongi Medical University), Wuhan University - School of Economics and Management, Stony Brook University and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy

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transportation infrastructure, innovation, high-speed rail, knowledge spillover

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Regulations, Earnings Management, and Post-IPO Performance: The Chinese Evidence

Journal of Banking & Finance Volume 33, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 63–76, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-673
Posted: 02 Jul 2013
Jennifer L. Kao, Donghui Wu and Zhifeng Yang
Independent, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Stony Brook University

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Initial public offerings, Earnings management, Regulations