Faculty & Research

Wen Yu

Associate Professor : Accounting Department

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Wen Yu has published in both accounting and finance journals. Her work is motivated by the desire to better understand the role of corporate disclosure and managerial finance decisions in the allocation of resources in a capital market economy. She teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting and Intermediate Accounting. She also does research in accounting education.


Academic Background

  • B.A., Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing, China)
  • M.Acc., Case Western Reserve University
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Research Specialties

  • Corporate disclosure 
  • Corporate finance

Current Research

  • Dual-class splits and stock liquidity
  • Earnings valuation and insider trading
  • Value line timeliness rank upgrades 

Major Works

Significant Scholarly Honors

  • "Market reaction, revised proceeds, and the classification of seasoned equity offerings" won the TFA Outstanding Paper Award in the 2012 KFA & TFA Joint Conference in Finance. 
  • "Stock Splits, Trading Continuity, and the Cost of Equity Capital" won the Outstanding Paper Awards in the 2008 NTU International Conference on Finance.