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Po-Chang Chen

Associate Professor

Accountancy


Profile

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
  • M.B.A. National Taiwan University, 2002
  • B.S. National Taiwan University, 2000

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor of Accountancy, Miami University (August 2018 - Present)
  • PwC Endowed Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Miami University (July 2016 - July 2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Miami University (August 2012 - July 2018)
  • Instructor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. (2007 - 2011)
  • Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (August 2006 - May 2012)
  • Business Analyst, ABeam Consulting (April 2004 - June 2006)

Recent Publications

  • Chen, P., Ballou, B., Grenier, J., and Heitger, D. 2019. Sustainability assurance’s link to reporting quality. Journal of Accountancy.
  • Chiu, C., Chen, P., and Wang, Y. 2019. Improving the estimation of discretionary accruals – the cycle approach. Journal of Finance and Accountancy 25: 1-19.
  • Ballou, B., Chen, P., Grenier, J., and Heitger, D. 2018. Corporate Social Responsibility Assurance and Reporting Quality: Evidence from Restatements. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 37(2): 167-188.
  • Burke, Q.L., Chen, P., and Eaton, T.V. 2017. An empirical examination of mark-to-market accounting for corporate pension plans. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 36(1): 34-58.
  • Chen, P. 2016. Banks' acquisition of private information about financial misreporting. The Accounting Review 91(3): 835-857.
  • Abdel-Khalik, A.R. and Chen, P. 2015. Growth in financial derivatives: The public policy and accounting incentives. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 34: 291-318.
  • Eaton, T.V., Burke, Q.L., and Chen, P. 2015. Marking pension plans to market. The CPA Journal 85: 30-33.

Honors & Awards

  • Winner of Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award - Outstanding Junior Professor, Miami University 2016
  • CELTUA Commendation for Influence on Students, Miami University 2014-2018
  • University Fellowship, University of Illinois, 2008 - 2012
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, 2007

Research Interests

  • Financial Reporting Quality; Loan Contracting; Accounting Choices; Audit Quality; Corporate Social Responsibility.

Biography

Courses

  • SPRING 2020
  • ACC 628 SEC A, TR 8:30AM-9:50AM FSB 0028
  • ACC 628 SEC B, TR 10:05AM-11:25AM FSB 0028
Po-Chang Chen

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • SPRING 2020
  • T 1:00pm-3:30pm
  • R 1:00pm-3:30pm
  • Others by Appointment

Links

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