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Laura Wei Wang

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, 2014
MPA, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
Senior Associate, Grant Thornton L.L.P, 2006-2009

Recent Publications

Kachelmeier, S., Wang, W., Williamson, M. Forthcoming. Incentivizing the Creative Process: From Initial Quantity to Eventual Creativity . The Accounting Review

Wang, W. 2017. Recognizing the Best: The Productive and Counterproductive Effects of Relative Performance Recognition. Contemporary Accounting Research, 34: 966-990

Hales, J., Wang, W., Williamson, M. 2015. Selection Benefits of Stock-Based Compensation for-the Rank-and-File Employees. The Accounting Review, 90: 1497-1516

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016