Dr. YAO Yiwei 姚易偉博士
Dr YAO Yiwei (姚易偉博士)
BBA (Huazhong University of Science & Technology)
MBA (Huazhong University of Science & Technology)
PhD (City University of Hong Kong)

Assistant Professor
Department of Accountancy

Tel : (852) 3963 5255


Dr Jenny Yao got her PhD degree from the Department of Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong in 2009. After graduation, she worked in the School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for five years till the end of June 2014, teaching different accounting courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Dr Yao also has been an active researcher, having several papers published in accounting journals.


Research InterestsTeaching InterestsPublication
TopResearch Interests
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial reporting
  • China study

TopTeaching Interests
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Theory and Practice in China

TopPublication
  • “Client importance and audit quality: Evidence from Chinese listed companies” (with Qiliang Liu and Hanwen Chen), China Accounting and Finance Review, 8 (4), pp. 47-94, 2006.
  • “Delegation and sensitivity of CEO turnover to firm performance within business groups: Evidence from China” (with Charles J. P. Chen, Xijia Su and Zengquan Li), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 31 (6), pp. 553-574, 2012.
  • “Executive Corruption, Contagion effect, and Investor Protection-Empirical Evidence from a Corruption Case” (with Qiliang Liu, Dong Chen, and Le Luo), China Accounting and Finance Review, 2014, Forthcoming.