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Kean Wu

Assistant Professor

Office Location: LOW-A314

Office Phone: 585-475-2102

Email:
kwu@saunders.rit.edu

Accounting
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Meet Kean

Dr. Wu is an assistant professor of accounting. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Oregon and earned an MS in Applied Economics from Catholic University Leuven in Belgium. Prior to joining the Rochester Institute of Technology, Dr. Wu was an assistant professor at University of Houston - Clear Lake, where he taught Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, International Accounting and Advanced Financial Accounting. His research interests include international accounting, family-owned business, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and information technology. Dr. Wu is a member of American Accounting Association and European Accounting Association.


Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information
Wednesday and Friday
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

And by Appointment

NOTE: Regular office hours may not be held during finals week.



Staff Assistant: Andrea Yancone
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6063
Education
  • Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Oregon, 2010
  • M.S. in Applied Economics from Catholic University Leuven, 2005
Expertise [expertise maps]
  • Accounting: financial
  • Corporate governance
  • International business
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Technology: impact on people at work
Memberships
  • American Accounting Association
  • European Accounting Association
Awards
  • Best Paper Award, AAA Southeast Region Meeting - - 2014
Research

Proceedings

  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2016). The Impact of Corporate Risk Disclosures on Audit Pricing Decisions: A Text Mining Approach. CSWIM 2016.
  • Yang, R., Yu, Y., Liu, M., & Wu, K. (2016). Corporate Risk Disclosure and Audit Fee: A Text Mining Approach. 2016 AAA Annual Meeting.
  • Du, H., & Wu, K. (2014). The XBRL Mandate and Timeliness of Financial Reporting: Do XBRL Filings Take Longer?. Accounting Conference at Temple University.

Presentations

  • Wu, K. (2016). XBRL Mandate and Timeliness of Financial Reporting: Do XBRL Filings Take Longer?. American Accounting Association Annual Meetin.
  • Wu, K., Alhaj-Yaseen, Y., & Fletcher, L. (2016). Accounting Standards and Earnings Quality – Evidence from U.S. ADRs. American Accounting Association Annual Meetin.
  • Wu, K., Yang, R., Yu, Y., & Liu, M. (2016). Corporate Risk Disclosure and Audit Fee: A New Text Mining Approach. American Accounting Association Annual Meetin.
  • Wu, K., & Sorensen, S. (2015). Board Independence and Information Asymmetry in Family Firm. American Accounting Association Annual Meetin.
  • Wu, K., & Du, H. (2014). The XBRL Mandate and Timeliness of Financial Reporting: Do XBRL Filings Take Longer?. 2014 Accounting Conference at Temple Universi.

Working Paper


  • 2017: Wu, K., Yang, R., Yu, Y., & Liu, M., The Impact of Corporate Risk Disclosures on Audit Pricing Decisions: A Text Mining Approach.

  • 2017: Wu, K., Robin, A., & Lobo, G., Share Repurchase Plan and Accounting Conservatism.

  • 2017: Du, H., & Wu, K., The XBRL Mandate and Timeliness of Financial Reporting: Do XBRL Filings Take Longer?.

  • 2017: Wu, K., Alhaj-Yaseen, Y., & Fletcher, L., Accounting Standards and Earnings Quality - Evidence from U.S. ADRs.

  • 2016: Wu, K., & Yu, Y., Does Search Traffic Reduce Post Earnings Announcement Drift.

  • 2015: Wu, K., Robin, A., Adut, D., & Holder, A., Accounting Conservatism, Restructure and Takeover.

  • 2015: Wu, K., & Robin, A., The Impact of Accounting Conservatism on Firm Value: Evidence from Takeover.

  • 2014: Wu, K., & Sorensen, S., Board Independence and Information Asymmetry in Family Firm.

  • 2013: Wu, K., Does International Financial Reporting Standards Increase Earnings' Timeliness: Evidence from Mandatory IFRS Adoption.

Other


  • 2014: Wu, K., & Matsunaga, S., Other Research Activities.