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Wei Zhu

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Management, Accounting, Yale University, 2013
M.A., Accounting, Peking University, 2008
B.A., Accounting, Peking University, 2006

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
Teaching Assistant, MBA Program, Yale University, 2009-2012

Recent Publications

Zhu, W. 2016. Accruals and price crashes. Review of Accounting Studies, 21: 349-399

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017

Service Activities

Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Accounting Review, present

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial Accounting

Financial Statement Analysis, Earnings Management, Cash-Flows Management