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Professor Jeffrey Ng completed his Ph.D. at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Prior to joining PolyU School of Accounting and Finance in 2016 as a full professor, he was an assistant professor at MIT Sloan School of Management from 2008 to 2012 and an associate professor at Singapore Management University School of Accountancy from 2012 to 2016.

Professor Ng has a broad research interest in accounting and finance. He has published in several top journals including Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He is on the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review and is a reviewer for many journals. His teaching interests include financial accounting, corporate reporting, and financial statement analysis.

“Corruption in bank lending: The role of timely loan loss recognition” with Brian Akins and Yiwei Dou. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63 (2-3), (2017), 454-478.

"Voluntary fair value disclosures beyond SFAS 157 three-level estimates" with Sung Gon Chung, Beng Wee Goh, and Kevin Ow Yong. Review of Accounting Studies, 22 (1), (2017), 430-468.

“Bank competition and financial stability: evidence from the financial crisis” with Brian Akins, Lynn Li, and Tjomme Rusticus. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51 (1), (2016), 1-28.

“Do loan loss reserves behave like capital? Evidence from recent bank failures” with Sugata Roychowdhury. Review of Accounting Studies, 19 (3), (2014), 1234-1279. Winner of “Best Paper Award of 2013 Review of Accounting Studies Conference”.

“Management forecast credibility and underreaction to news”  with Irem Tuna and Rodrigo Verdi. Review of Accounting Studies, 18 (4), (2013), 956-986.

“Investor competition over information and the pricing of information asymmetry” with Brian Akins and Rodrigo Verdi. The Accounting Review, 87 (1), (2012), 35-58.

“The effect of information quality on liquidity risk”. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 52 (2-3), (2011), 126-143.

“Implications of transaction costs for the post-earnings-announcement drift” with Tjomme Rusticus and Rodrigo Verdi. Journal of Accounting Research 46 (3), (2008), 661-696.

Ph.D., Accounting
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Asset pricing
  • Corporate disclosure
  • Cost of equity capital and firm valuation
  • Financial intermediation
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