Laura Wang

Laura Wang

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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Contact

296 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-265-5402

lauraww@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 2014
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • MPA, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
  • Senior Associate, Grant Thornton L.L.P, 2006-2009

Recent Publications

  • Pierce, L., Wang, L., & Zhang, D. Forthcoming. Peer Barganing and Productivity in Teams: Gender and the Inequitable Division of Pay. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,.
  • Chen, C., Pesch, H., & Wang, L. Forthcoming. Selection Benefits of Below-Market Pay in Mission-Driven Organizations: Effects on Individual Performance and Team Cooperation. The Accounting Review,.
  • Kachelmeier, S., Wang, L., & Williamson, M. (2019). Incentivizing the Creative Process: From Initial Quantity to Eventual Creativity. The Accounting Review, 94 (2), 249-266.
  • Wang, L. (2017). Recognizing the Best: The Productive and Counterproductive Effects of Relative Performance Recognition. Contemporary Accounting Research, 34 (2), 966-990.

Other Publications

Article

  • Hales, J., Wang, L., & Williamson, M. (2015). Selection Benefits of Stock-Based Compensation for-the Rank-and-File Employees. The Accounting Review, 90 1497-1516.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

Current Courses

  • Accounting Control Systems (ACCY 304) Broad perspective on accounting and control that considers attainment of all goals of an organization, including those concerned with financial objectives. Topics include the conceptual foundations of control and application of practical, analytical tools to the evaluation of an organization's control environment. Cases, class discussion and field research projects emphasize independent thinking, group processes, and communication.

Contact

296 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-265-5402

lauraww@illinois.edu