Contact Information

Office Hours

  • Fall 2017
  • TR 1:00 - 3:30pm


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Po-Chang Chen

PWC Endowed Assistant Professor in Accountancy


Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

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

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Accountancy, Farmer School of Business, Miami University (August, 2012 - Present)
  • 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

  • Po-Chang Chen (2015). €œBanks' Acquisition of Private Information about Financial Misreporting. The Accounting Review In-Press. Available at
  • Abdel-Khalik, A. Rashad, and Po-Chang Chen (2015) €œGrowth in financial derivatives: The public policy and accounting incentives.€ Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 34: 291-318 (2015). Available at
  • Eaton, Tim V., Qing L. Burke, and Po-Chang Chen (2015) €œMarking Pension Plans to Market.€ The CPA Journal 85: 30-33. Available at

Honors & Awards

  • University Fellowship, University of Illinois, 2008 - 2012
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, 2007

Research Interests

  • Research: Archival study on financial accounting and reporting, with particular interests in the choice and quality of financial reporting and the resultant reactions of debt and equity capital providers.
  • Teaching: Intermediate and advanced financial accounting and reporting.