Martin Guohai Wu
Associate Professor of Accountancy
Educational BackgroundPh.D., Accounting, University of British Columbia, 1995
B.S., Mathematics, Daqing Petroleum Institute, 1982
Positions HeldAssociate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007 to present
Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001-2007
Visiting Assistant Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, 1999-2001
Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University, 1995-1999
Lecturer, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, 1991, 1993-1994
Visiting Scholar in Operations Research, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1983-1984
Recent PublicationsWu, M. 2017. Optimal Risk Trade-off in Relative Performance Evaluation. Journal of Management Accounting Research
Beck, P., Wu, M. 2006. Learning by Doing and Audit Quality. Contemporary Accounting Research, 23: 1-30
Wu, M. 2006. An Economic Analysis of Audit and Non-Audit Services: The Trade-off between Competition Crossovers and Knowledge Spillovers. Contemporary Accounting Research, 23: 527-54
Teaching and Research Interests
Teaching interests include managerial accounting and accounting control systems at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Research interests include Information Economics, Agency Theory, Managerial Incentive Problems, Performance Evaluation, Risk Management, Capital-Investment Decisions and Equity Valuation, and the Economics of Auditing.