Shawn Huang

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Shawn Huang is an associate professor of accountancy at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He joined ASU in 2013. Professor Huang's research interests include the role of transparency and disclosure, properties of accounting numbers, executive compensation contracts, and international accounting. His research has been published in top-tier accounting and finance journals including The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Review of Accounting Studies. His work has also been cited and featured in The Wall Street Journal, CFO magazine, Compliance Week, Accounting Today, and Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. Prior to his appointment at ASU, professor Huang was an assistant professor at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri.

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Missouri 2009
  • M.S. University of Florida 2003
  • B.S. Jinan University, China 2001

Research Interests

  • Role of Transparency and Disclosures
  • Properties of Accounting Numbers
  • Executive Compensation
  • International Accounting

Publications

  • Farber, D., S. X. Huang, and E. Mauldin. 2017. Audit Committee Accounting Expertise, Analyst Following, and Market Liquidity. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance Forthcoming.
  • Chi, S., S. X. Huang, and J. M. Sanchez. 2017. CEO Inside Debt Incentives and Corporate Tax Sheltering. Journal of Accounting Research 55, 837–876.
  • Huang, S. X., R. Pereira, and C. Wang. 2017. Analyst Coverage and the Likelihood of Meeting or Beating Analyst Earnings Forecasts. Contemporary Accounting Research 34, 871–899.
  • Francis, J., S. X. Huang, and I. Khurana. 2016. The Role of International GAAP in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. Contemporary Accounting Research 33, 1298–1330.
  • Dhaliwal, D., S. X. Huang, I. Khurana, and R. Pereira. 2014. Product Market Competition and Conditional Conservatism. Review of Accounting Studies 19, 1309-1345.
  • Cassell, C., S. X. Huang, J. M. Sanchez. 2013. Forecasting without Consequence? Evidence on the Properties of Retiring CEOs’ Forecasts of Future Earnings. The Accounting Review 88, 1909-1937.
  • Albring, S., S. X. Huang, R. Pereira, and X. Xu. 2013. The Effects of Accounting Restatements on Firm Growth. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 32, 357-376.
  • Cassell, C., S. X. Huang, J. M. Sanchez, and M. D. Stuart. 2012. Seeking Safety: the Relation between CEO Inside Debt Holdings and the Riskiness of Firm Investment and Financial Policies. Journal of Financial Economics 103, 588–610.
  • Francis, J., S. Huang, I. Khurana, and R. Pereira. 2009. Does Corporate Transparency Contribute to Efficient Resource Allocation? Journal of Accounting Research 47, 943-989.

Research Activity

You can view my research at my SSRN page: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=871917.

 

 

 

 

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting
ACC 591Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 513Advanced Financial Accounting

Work History

<p>Arizona State University: 2013-present. University of Arkansas: 2009-2013</p>