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
Research

Gwen Yu is an associate professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. 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 journal 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. She is on the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review.

At Ross, Yu teaches in the second year MBA program. 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.

Professor Yu holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Michigan, where she also earned a master’s degree in applied economics. Prior to joining Ross, she was a faculty member at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management unit. Before pursuing her graduate studies, she worked at McKinsey & Company and the global reinsurer Swiss Re. 

Managers’ Cultural Background and Disclosure Attributes

Authors
Brochet, F; Miller, G., Naranjo, P.; Yu, G.
Published Date
2019

Source

The Accounting Review
Volume: 
66
Issue: 
2-3
Pages: 
448-469

Managing Reputation: Evidence from Biographies of Corporate Directors

Authors
Gow, I.D.; Wahid, A.S; Yu, G.
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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