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SUN Sunny (Dr)Accounting
BEcon, PhD
Assistant Professor
Associate Head (Student Service/ Industry Relation)

Dr. Sunny Sun joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2004, after she completed her PhD in Accounting at the City University of Hong Kong.   She has taught widely in different subjects such as Accounting Research Techniques, Accounting for Managers, China Accounting and Tax, Corporate Governance, Audit Framework and Financial Accounting.  She has also published in internationally recognized journals such as Accounting Review and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 

Dr. Sun’s main research interest includes accounting, auditing, corporate governance, cultural difference and its impact on financial markets.  She is also interested in contract law related academic discussions.

Starting from 2007, Dr. Sun has been involved intensively in different administrative duties.  She has been serving in the program administration, various committees and councils at both the school and faculty levels.  She has also started to be involved in the accounting/law team administration since 2013.  Her contribution to colleagues and students has been well recognized.

Majid, A., Gul, R. J., Ho, S., Bliss, M. A., & Sun, S. (2012).  The Avoidance of Statutory Benefits to Employees by Hong Kong Employers.  Hong Kong Law Journal.

Majid, A., Gul, R. J., Ho, S., & Sun, S. (2011).  Per Incuriam: The Decision on the Overtime Claim in Leung Ka Lau v Hospital Authority.  Hong Kong Law Journal, 41, 697-729.

CHEN, S., SUN, S. Y., & WU, D. (2010).  Client Importance, Institutional Improvements, and Audit Quality in China:An Office and Individual Auditor Level Analysis.  Accounting Review, 85 (1), 127-158.

SU, N. L., SUN, S. Y., & YAO, J. (2009).  Impact on IFRS Full Convergence in Hong Kong: Evidence on Value Relevance of Earnings and Auditor Response.  China Accounting and Finance Review, 11 (4), 1-26.

GUL, F. A., SUN, S., & TSUI, J. (2003).  Audit Quality, Earnings and the Shanghai Stock Market Reaction.  Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 18 (3), 411-427.

Davis, A. B. & Sun, Y. (1998).  Implementation of Inheritance Tax in the PRC.  Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation, 2 (4), 47-56.

PhD, Accounting
City University of Hong Kong
  • Auditing
  • Corporate disclosure
  • Corporate governance and compensation
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