Ciao-Wei Chen

Ciao-Wei Chen

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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194 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1447

cchen64@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Iowa, 2015
  • Master of Accountancy, University of Iowa, 2008
  • B.B.A., Accounting, National Taiwan University, 2006

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016 to present
  • Lecturer, University of Washington-Seattle, 2015-2016

Recent Publications

  • Chen, C. (2019). The Disciplinary Role of Financial Statements: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions of Privately Held Targets. Journal of Accounting Research, 57 (2), 391-430.
  • Chen, C., Hepfer, B., Quinn, P., & Wilson, R. (2018). The Effect of Tax-Motivated Income Shifting on Information Asymmetry. Review of Accounting Studies, 23 958-1004.
  • Chen, C., Collins, D., Kravet, T., & Mergenthaler, R. (2018). Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35 164-202.

Other Publications

Presentations

  • Chen, C., Hepfer, B., Quinn, P., & Wilson, R. (2017). The Effect of Income Shifting on the Information Environment: Evidence from Two-Stage Least Squares and SFAS 131. Review of Accounting Studies Annual Conference.
  • Chen, C. (2017). The Disciplinary Role of Financial Statements: Evidence from Mergers and Acquistitions aof Privately Held Targets. Journal of Accounting Research Conference.
  • Chen, C. (2015). Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions. 30th Contemporary Accounting Research Conference.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, American Accounting Association, 2017

Grants

  • Research Support Award, Campus Research Board, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016-2018

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis

Research Interests

Capital Markets; Financial Reporting; Corporate Investments; Merger and Acquisitions; Disclosures

Current Courses

  • Advanced Financial Reporting (ACCY 410) Current authoritative accounting standards and applications to accounting practice. Topics do not represent the full range of financial reporting issues, but are selected based on relevance of the underlying business transaction, complexity of the topic, consistency of applicable standard with underlying reporting concepts, and transferability of the standard to other accounting issues.

Contact

194 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-1447

cchen64@illinois.edu

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