Dr Xiu-Ye Zhang

Xiu-Ye Zhang


Research School of Accounting

Senior Lecturer
Phone number
+61 2 612 50180
Room 2045, PAP Moran Bld (26B)
Research areas

Financial reporting; Financial analyses; Internal control; Corporate governance; Corporate social responsibility.


Xiu-Ye Zhang is a Senior Lecturer of Accounting. Xiu’s research interests span financial reporting, financial analysis, internal control, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility. Xiu is particularly interested in investigating how materially negative corporate events such as Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Actions, accounting frauds, financial restatements, internal control deficiencies disclosure under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Security Class Action Lawsuits, and environmental violations affect her areas of research interest. Xiu’s work has been published in academic journals including Journal of Business Finance and AccountingThe British Accounting Review and European Financial Management.

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Research publications

The Impact of Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosure on Firm Value: The Role of CEO Power. The British Accounting Review. (2018) (with Li, Y., Gong, M. and Koh, L.)  (ABDC A*)

The impact of board gender composition on corporate debt maturity structures. European Financial Management. (2018) (with Li, Y.) (ABDC A)

Noncompliance with Non-Accounting Securities Regulations and GAAP Violations. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. (2019) (with Choi, S. and Young, S.) (ABDC A*)

The geography of corporate tax avoidance. EJournal of Tax Research, 20(2), 102-167, 2023 https://www.proquest.com/scholarly-journals/geography-corporate-tax-avoidance/docview/2812108145/se-2 (with Ping, Y. H. and Wu, H.) (ABDC A)

Does the age of compensation committee members matter for CEO compensation? Corporate Governance: An International Review, 1–25, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1111/corg.12560 (with Li, Y., Clements, and M., Padgett, C.) (ABDC A)

Research grants and awards

AFAANZ Research Grant 2017/18, Principal Investigator  with research mentor Professor Greg Shailer

National Social Science Foundation of China for Young Researchers, 2012, Principal Investigator


Courses Taught:

BUSN7050 Corporate Accounting

BUSN2015 Company Accounting

BUSN3001 Accounting Theory

busn7005 Contemporary Issues in Accounting