Bing Yu

Associate Professor, School of Business

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237 Harris Hall
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Areas of Expertise

  • International Corporate Finance
  • Law and Finance
  • Earnings Management and Corporate Governance

Work Experience

Professional biography

Yu joined Meredith College in 2008. His research interests include the international dividend policy and capital structure decisions; the assets pricing in emerging markets; the Women’s role in corporate governance;   the law, culture, and corporate finance. His research has published in International Review of Financial Analysis, Managerial Finance, and Managerial Auditing Journal. Yu serves as referee at numerous finance journals, including the Financial Review, Quantitative Finance, and Managerial Finance. Before beginning his academic career, Yu was a financial analyst and then a manager of corporate finance department in an investment firm in China.


Academic Credentials

Ph.D. in Finance, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

MBA in Finance, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio


Awards

2016 School of Business  Scholar of the Year Award
2015 Best Paper Award at the World Business Research Conference, Beijing, China
2014 Ida H. Friday Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
2012 and 2013 School of Business Scholar of the Year Award


Publications

Lenard, M.J., Petruska, K.A., Alam, P., and Yu, B (2016).  "Internal control weaknesses and evidence of real activities manipulation." Advances in Accounting, incorporating Advances in International Accounting, Vol. 33, 47-58.

Yu, Bing, and Aiwu Zhao (2014), "Heterogeneity between 'Vote-with-Hand' and 'Vote-with-Feet' Shareholders," Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, 29-44.

Lenard, Mary Jane, Yu, B., York, E.A. and Wu, Shengxiong (2014), "Impact of 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, 84-94.

Yu, Bing and Lenard, Mary Jane (2013). "The Effect of Client Importance and Auditor Tenure on Accounting Conservatism: Evidence from Chinese Companies." International Business Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, 176-186.

Yu, Bing; Jamdee Sutthisit; and Shengxiong Wu (2012). "Trading Behaviors in Chinese Stock Markets: Empirical Evidence from Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges." Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 12, No.1, 41-65.

Yu, Bing (2012). "Stakeholder Rights and Capital Structure: International Evidence." Managerial Finance, Vol. 38, No. 3, 303-324.

Yu, Bing, and Lenard, Mary Jane (2012). "Do Earnings Management and Audit Quality Influence Over-Investment by Chinese Companies?" International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 4, No. 2, 21-30.

Yu, Bing; Lenard, Mary Jane; Alam, Pervaiz; and Petruska, Karin (2012). "Indicators of Audit Fees and Fraud Classification: Impact of SOX." Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 27, No. 5.

Yu, Bing and Los, Cornelis. (2008). "Persistent Characteristics of Chinese Stock Markets." International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 17, No. 1, 64-82.


Presentations

Yu, Bing; Lenard, M.J.; York, Anne; and Wu, Shengxiong (2016, April).  "Impacts of Women Leaders in Banking on Bank Risks," presented at the International Academy of Business and Public Administraton Disciplines Conference, Dallas, TX.

Yu, Bing; Lenard, M.J.; York, Anne; and Wu, Shengxiong (2016, March) "Women Leaders and Firm Fraud," presented at the Forensic Accounting Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Yu Bing; Zhou, Zhang; and Walker, Kent (2015, October) "The Angel-Halo Effects: How Increases in Corporate Social Responsibilities Relate to Financial Performance," presented at Odette School of Business Sustainability Symposium, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Lenard, M.J., Petruska, K., Alam, P., and Yu, B. (2015, March) "Internal Control Weaknesses and Evidence of Real Earnings Management," presented at the Southwestern Accounting Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX.

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

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

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

Yu, Bing and Shengxiong Wu (2013, November) "Employee Rights and Dividend Policy Around the World," presented at the Southern Finance Association Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Yu, Bing (2013, March) "Employee Rights and Dividend Policy around the World," presented at Academy of Business Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Lenard, M.J, Petruska, K., Alam, P, and Yu, B. (2013, May) "Internal Control Weaknesses and Evidence of Real Earnings Management," presented at the Ohio Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Sandusky, OH.

Yu, Bing, Mary Jane Lenard, Karin Petruska, and Pervaiz Alam (2012, August) "Internal Control Weaknesses and Evidence of Real Earnings Management," presented at the American Accounting Association 2012 Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Yu, Bing (2011, October) "Agency Costs of Stakeholders and Capital Structure: International Evidence," presented at Financial Management Association 2011 Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Yu, Bing and Mary Jane Lenard (2011, July) "Does Earnings Management Result in Over-Investment by Chinese Companies?" presented at the Financial Reporting and Business Communications 15th Annual Conference, Bristol, UK.

Yu, Bing, and Mary Jane Lenard (2011, June) "The Influence of Audit Quality on Financial Performance in the Chinese Stock Market," presented at the Journal of International Accounting Research Conference, Xiamen, China.

Yu, Bing (2011, April) "Agency Costs of Stakeholders and Capital Structure: International Evidence," presented at Eastern Finance Association 2011 Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Yu, Bing (2011, April) "Employee Rights and Dividend Policy Around the World,"  presented at Eastern Finance Association 2011 Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Yu, Bing (2011, March) "Employee Rights and Dividend Policy Around the World," presented at Midwestern Finance Association 2011 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Yu, Bing; Jamdee Sutthisit; and Shengxiong Wu (2010, February) "Trading Behaviors in Chinese Stock Markets: Empirical Evidence form Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges," presented at Midwest Finance Association 2010 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.


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