Wei Huang

PhD Student
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus


PhD in Accounting, Arizona State University, 2018 (expected)

MS in Accounting, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2013

BS in Accounting, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China 2010

Research Interests

Effects of regulatory changes on corporate financial reporting; voluntary disclosure; earnings management; insider trading

Research Activity

Working Paper:

“The Impact of Political Visibility on Accounting Conservatism: Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act”, with Shawn Huang (Arizona State University) and Yinghua Li (Arizona State University), under review at Review of Accounting Studies.


“Too Much of a Good Thing? Negative Effects of CEO Social Network Connections on Management Earnings Forecasts”, with Jenny Brown (Arizona State University) and Steve Hillegeist (Arizona State University).


Work in Progress:

The JOBS Act and Insider Trading


Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 271Honors Fund of Mgr Accounting


Doctoral Student Fellowship, ASU, 2013 - 2017

University Graduate Fellowship, ASU, 2014 - 2017

GPSA Individual Travel Grant, 2017

J. Hal Reneau Memorial Fellowship, ASU, 2016

Dean's Excellence Scholarship, UTD, 2011 - 2013

Professional Associations

<p>American Accounting Association</p>


AAA Annual Meeting, 2017

            - Reviewer, Discussant & Moderator

AAA Western Region Meeting, 2017

            - Reviewer

Work History

<p>Research Assistant, ASU, 2013 - Present</p>