Yakun Wang received PhD in Accountancy and MBA in Finance from Baruch College, City University of New York. His research interests include Financial Information Dissemination, Media, Social Network and Individual Investors. Prior to joining CUHK-Shenzhen, he worked at New York University – Shanghai and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. He has served as the Area Coordinator of BBA of Professional Accountancy program at School of Management and Economics, CUHKSZ since 2017. He is currently the Vice President (Membership) of the Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America (CAPANA). 


Project and Grant

2016 National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) – Young Scholar Grant (No. 71602165, grant amount RMB 210,000)

Awards and honors
  • 2019
  • 2014
  • 01


    CUHK- Shenzhen Presidential Exemplary Teaching Award- 2019

  • 02


    Teaching Excellence Award (PhD), Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, 2014

  • 03


    Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, American Accounting Association


1. Face Value: Trait Impressions, Performance Characteristics, and Market Outcomes for Financial Analysts,Lin Peng, Siew Hong Teoh, Yakun Wang and Jiawen Yan,,,2022-2

2. Do Charitable Auditors Deliver Better Audit Quality? -- Evidence from Chinese CPAs,with Jiaxin Liu, Wen Zhang and Yu Zhou,,,2022-1