Zhongwen FAN
Dr. Zhongwen FAN
Accounting and Law
Assistant Professor

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KK 1227

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Dallas, 2019
  • M.S., Boston College, 2013
  • B.B.A., Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2010

Dr. Zhongwen Fan is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. Zhongwen’s research focuses on voluntary disclosure and earnings quality. He is also interested in the topic of blockchain. He received the Best Paper Award at the 2017 MIT Asia Conference in Accounting.


Introductory Financial Accounting (ACCT1101)

Research Interest
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Earnings Quality
  • Blockchain
Awards and Honours

Best Paper Award, 2017 MIT Asia Conference in Accounting

Selected Publications
  • Zhongwen Fan, Suresh Radhakrishnan, and Yuan Zhang (2021), “Corporate Governance and Earnings Management: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals.” Contemporary Accounting Research, 38 (2), 1434-1464.
Recent Publications
From Industry to Academia: Dr. Zhongwen FAN

Dr. Fan is a new member to the faculty. Prior to his academic life, he was a tax consultant in one of the Big4 accounting firm, possessing the best of both worlds.