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    Dr Rita YIP (葉頴諭博士)

    Doctor of Philosophy (Accountancy)(CUHK)
    BBA (Professional Accountancy)(CUHK)

    BBA-PA Programme Director
    Associate Professor
    Department of Accountancy
    Office: D713

    Tel :(852) 3963 5535
    Email : yiprita@hsu.edu.hk


    Dr Rita Yip is an associate professor at the department of Accountancy and the programme director of BBA-PA programme. Her research interests include financial accounting and reporting, international capital markets, and corporate governance. She has published her research in The Accounting Review. Dr Yip has taught courses in financial accounting, intermediate accounting, financial statement analysis, auditing, and information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr Yip is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She obtained her PhD in Accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

    Research and Teaching Interests

    • International Capital Markets, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Corporate Governance

    Intellectual Contributions (Publications, Conferences, Books, Book Chapters, etc.)

    • “Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Improve Information Comparability?”, with D. Young, September 2012, The Accounting Review 87(5): 1767-1789.
    • “Social responsibility, professional commitment and tax fraud”, with W. E. Shafer and R. S. Simmons, January 2016, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 29 (1).
    • “Is tax education good or evil to boost tax compliance? Evidence from Hong Kong”, with B. Kwok, January 2019, Asian Economic Journal, 32: 359-386.
    • “Mandatory IFRS Adoption: friend or foe of M&As? International evidence”, with D. Young and B. Liu, 2019, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming

    Research Grants and Awards

    • Principal Investigator, Acquirers Transparency and Market Reactions to M&As in Emerging Markets - Evidence from China, Faculty Development Scheme (FDS), January 1 2017 - December 31 2019.


    D751, 7/F,
    School of Business
    Lee Quo Wei Academic Building, Yuen Campus,
    The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong,
    Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin,
    New Territories

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