Yibin Zhou

Associate Professor - Management
yxz066000@utdallas.edu
972-883-2738
SOM4430
Tags: Accounting

Professional Preparation

Ph.D.
University of Toronto, Canada - 2006
M.A.
York University - 2001

Research Areas

Financial Analysts, Insider Trading and Executive Compensation, and Financial Reporting.

Recent Publications:
1. De Franco, G. and Y. Zhou. 2009. The Performance of Analysts with a CFA Designation: The Role of Human-Capital and Signaling Theories. The Accounting Review 84 (2): 383-404.

2. Ali, A., K. Wei and Y. Zhou. 2011. Insider-Trading and Option Grant Timing in Response to Fire Sales (and Purchases) of Stocks by Mutual Funds. Journal of Accounting Research 49 (3): 595-632.

3. De Franco, G., W. Franco, and Y. Zhou. 2011. Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings. The Accounting Review 86 (5): 1577-1604.

 

4. De Franco, G., O. Hope, D. Vyas and Y. Zhou. 2013. Analyst Report Readability. Contemporary Accounting Research. Forthcoming.

Appointments

Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2013–Present]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–2013]
Instructor
University of Toronto [2005–2007]

Additional Information

HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Ph.D. Open Fellowship, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 2001-2006.
  • Ph.D. Tuition Fellowship, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 2001-2006.
  • CAR Ph.D. Subsidies, Canadian Academic Accounting Association, 2004.
  • CAAA Ph.D. Subsidies, Canadian Academic Accounting Association, 2003-2004.
  • Graduate Fellowship, York University, 2000-2001.  

Activities

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Member:

American Accounting Association
Canadian Academic Accounting Association
American Finance Association


Ad Hoc Referee for: 

The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; the AAA FARS Mid-Year Meeting; the AAA Southwest Regional Meeting; the SFS Finance Cavalcade; the CAAA Annual Meeting.