Anne York

Associate Professor, School of Business (Economics)

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119 Harris Hall
(919) 760-8483

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender equality in the workplace and household
  • Scholarship of online and multimedia teaching

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., North Carolina State University


Laura Harrill Presidential Award, 2014

Pauline Davis Perry Award for Excellence in Research, 2000


Recent Refereed Publications

Lenard, M.J., Yu, B., York, E.A. and Wu, S. (2014).  "Impact of Board Gender Diversity on Firm Risk," Managerial Finance, Vol. 40, No. 8

Lenard, M.J., Yu, B., and York, E.A. (2013), "Do Discretionary Accruals Help Distinguish Between Internal Control Weaknesses and Fraud", International Business Research, Vol. 6, No. 12, 84-93.

York, E. Anne and Marilyn Dutton. “Religious Beliefs and Wealth Accumulation.” Journal of Business and Economic Research, 10 (2012), 407-418.

York, E. Anne. “Gender Differences in the College and Career Aspirations of High School Valedictorians.” Journal of Advanced Academics, 19 (2008): 578-600. (DBS)

York, E. Anne, Steven A. Benko, and Jane E. Barnes. “Ethics Across the Curriculum: Application to Economics.” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 6.2 (2007): 56-64.

Other Publications

York, E. Anne and Norwood, Maggy. "The Quality of Economics Instructional Videos on Youtube" (March 5, 2013).  Available at SSRN:

York, Anne. "Men, Feel Liberated to Become Secretaries." CNNOpinion, (February 5, 2013).  Available at

York, Anne. "Why Men should share equally in housework." CNNOpinion, (April 8, 2013).  Available at


Lenard, M.J., Yu, B., York, E.A., & Wu, S. (2016), "Are Companies Led by Women Less Likely to be Subject to Fraud Litigation?", presented at the Forensic Accounting Research Conference, Charlotte, NC. (DBS)

Yu, Bing, Lenard, M.J., York, E.A,. and Wu, S.X. (2015), "Women Leaders in Banking and Bank Risk," presented at the World Business Research Conference, Beijing, China.

Lenard, M.J., Yu, B., York, E.A. & Wu, S. (2014), "Impact of Board Gender Diversity on Bank Risk," presented at the Eastern Finance Association Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. (DBS)

Lenard, M.J., Yu, B., York, E.A. and Wu, S. (2014), "Impact of Audit Committee Gender Diversity on Bank Risk," presented at the Southwest American Accounting Association Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Dutton, Marilyn and York, E. Anne, (2009), "Wealth Accumulation and Religious Attitudes," presented at Western Economics Association International Conference, Vancouver, CA.

York, Anne. “Do Religious Beliefs Affect How Much Women Earn?” Women’s Studies Research Presentation, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, April 7, 2008.

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