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Martin Guohai Wu

Associate Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of British Columbia, 1995
B.S., Mathematics, Daqing Petroleum Institute, 1982

Positions Held

Associate 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 Publications

Wu, 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.