Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Yuxia (Sarine) ZOU (邹雨夏)
Assistant Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
Yuxia (pronounced as "yu-shia", meaning rain and summer) is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She holds a Ph.D. in Accounting and an M.Phil. in Finance from Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), University of Cambridge, where she was a Research Associate at Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) and a Benavitch Scholar at St Catharine's College. Yuxia has been a Visiting Researcher at UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2020 and a Research Fellow since 2022. From 2023, Yuxia serves as a Steering Committee Member of Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) and an Executive Committee Member of CERF Alumni Society (CERFAS). Prior to her academic career, Yuxia had professional experience in international trade and financial consulting.

Her research interests are in the intersection of financial and managerial accounting, with a focus on sustainability issues. Her research aims to provide quantitative empirical evidence on how accounting systems, including internal management, external disclosure and information assurance, help develop a sustainable capital market.

Yuxia has been teaching financial accounting and corporate finance in higher education since 2016. She is dedicated to creating an inclusive, student-focused learning environment and received multiple teaching awards. In 2021, she was recognized as an Associate Fellow by UK Higher Education Academy (Advance HE).
Corporate social responsibility; Sustainable and responsible investment; Corporate governance; Incentive contracts; Capital markets; Natural language processing.
  • Sustainable Investment Motives and Engagement
Courses Taught
AC3103 Accounting Analysis & Valuation