Gwen Yu is an associate professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Professor Yu holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Michigan, where she also earned a master’s degree in applied economics. Prior to joining Ross, she was a faculty member at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management unit.
Professor Yu's research focuses on how accounting information affects various real economic outcomes, especially in an international setting. Professor Yu’s work has been published in top peer reviewed journal such as The Accounting Review, The Journal of Financial Economics, and it has been cited and discussed in The New York Times, in The Financial Times, on CBS Money Watch, and in other outlets of the financial press. She is on the Editorial Board of The Accounting Review.
Brochet, F., Naranjo, P., You, Gwen. (2016). “The Capital Market Consequences of Language Barriers in Conference Calls of Non-U.S. firms.” The Accounting Review. 91(4). pp. 1023-1049.
Srinivasan, S., Wahid, A.S., Yu, G. (2015). “Admitting Mistakes: Home Country Characteristics and Reliability of Restatement Disclosure.” The Accounting Review. 90(3). pp. 1201-1240.
Healy, P.M., Serafein, G., Srinivasan, S., Yu, G. (2015). “Market Competition, Government Efficiency, and Persistence in Accounting Profitability Around the World.” Review of Accounting Studies. 19(1). pp. 1281-1308.
Nagar, V., Yu, G. (2014). “Accounting for Crises.” AEJ - Macroeconomics. 6(3). pp. 184-213.
Yu, G., Wahid, A.S. (2014). “Accounting Standards and International Portfolio Holdings.” The Accounting Review. 89(5). pp. 1895-1930.