Gwen Yu

Gwen Yu

  • Arthur Andersen Professor of Accounting
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
Education
  • PHD University of Michigan 2010
  • M.A.
  • Applied E University of Michigan 2010

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 763-5934
Email
Room
R3350

Gwen Yu is the Arthur Andersen Associate Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.  Prior to joining Ross, she was an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management unit. Her research focuses on how accounting information affects various real economic outcomes, especially in an international setting. Professor Yu’s work has been published in top peer-reviewed journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and it has been cited and discussed in The New York Times, in The Financial Times, on CBS Money Watch, and in other outlets of the financial press. 

At Ross, Yu teaches in the second-year MBA program and various Executive Education programs at the University of Michigan. She is the faculty director of the Accelerated Management Development program, which is the largest online certificate program offered by Ross Executive Education. She has previously taught in the MBA, Doctoral, and Executive Education programs at Harvard Business School. She has provided executive education to a wide range of firms and authored many cases which are used around the globe.

She serves as an Associate Editor of Management Science and on the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review and Journal of International Business Studies (starting Jan 2023). She won the Best Reviewer of the Year Award from the Journal of Accounting Research. She was recognized by the American Accounting Association as the best reviewer and best discussant (two times). In 2020, Gwen Yu won the Neary Teaching Excellence award, which recognizes the best instructor in the Masters of Accounting program; in 2022, she won the Ross Executive Education teaching impact award. 

Professor Yu holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan, where she also earned a master’s degree in applied economics. Before pursuing her graduate studies, she worked at McKinsey & Company and the global reinsurer Swiss Re. 

Authors
Hung, M. ; Kraft, P.; Wang, S. ; and Yu, G.
Published Date
2022

Source

Journal of Accounting and Economics
Volume: 
73
Issue: 
2-3
Pages: 
101474
Authors
Gao, X; Wong, T.J.; Xia, L; Yu,G
Published Date
01/2021

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
96
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
171-198
Authors
Li, Zengquan; Wong, T. J., and Yu, Gwen Yu
Published Date
03/2020

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
95
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
257-281
Authors
Brochet, Francois; Miller, Gregory S.; Naranjo, Patricia, and Yu, Gwen
Published Date
05/2019

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
94
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
57-86

Managing Reputation: Evidence from Biographies of Corporate Directors

Authors
Gow, Ian D.; Wahid, Aida S.; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
2018

Source

Journal of Accounting & Economics
Volume: 
66
Issue: 
2-3
Pages: 
448-469
Authors
Brochet,Francois; Naranjo,Patricia; Yu,Gwen
Published Date
07/2016

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
91
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
1023-1049
Authors
Srinivasan,Suraj; Wahid,Aida S.; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
05/2015

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
90
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
1201-1240
Authors
Healy,Paul M.; Serafeim, George; Srinivasan, Suraj; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
03/2015

Source

Review of Accounting Studies
Volume: 
19
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
1281-1308
Authors
Nagar,Venky; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
07/2014

Source

AEJ - Macroeconomics
Volume: 
6
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
184-213
Authors
Yu, Gwen and Wahid,Aida S.
Published Date
09/2014

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
89
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
1895- 1930
Authors
Shroff, Nemit; Verdi, Rodrigo; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
03/2014

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
89
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
759-790
Authors
Dichev, Ilia; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
05/2011

Source

Journal of Financial Economics
Volume: 
89
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
1895- 1930

The Return Experience of Hedge Fund Investors

Authors
Dichev,Ilia; Yu, Gwen
Published Date
09/2011

Source

World Financial Review
Volume: 
0
Issue: 
0
Pages: 
16-17
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