Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Tong Yen Hee
Head, Division of Accounting
Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Accounting
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Associate Professor Tong Yen Hee has a PhD in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Washington, Seattle and is a FCPA (Aust). He is Head of the Division of Accounting at Nanyang Business School, NTU. Prior to joining NTU, he worked at Esso Singapore and DBS Finance. His research deals primarily with the role of financial accounting in capital markets and examines the interactions among users and preparers of accounting information such as auditors, investors, stock analysts and managers. He has published in several international peer-review journals, including the Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research. He served on the editorial board of Accounting Horizons (2009 – 2014) and is currently on the editorial board of China Accounting and Finance Review. He was awarded the Division of Accounting’s Research Excellence Award in 2009 and 2014. In addition, he was presented with the Certificate of Honor for Outstanding Mentorship of Koh Boon Hwee Scholar in 2011 and was nominated for the division’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2014. He teaches financial reporting and valuation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Financial Reporting Quality Accounting Information and the Capital Markets Financial Analysts

  • 1. Determinants of corporate investment decisions, 2. Social ties and the effectiveness of audit committee's oversight