Xue Wang

Xue Wang joined the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University as an Associate Professor of Accounting in July 2012. Prior to coming to Fisher, she was on the faculty of Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta.

Her research is centered on the understanding of corporate governance mechanisms and the economic consequences of securities regulations. A unifying feature of her research is that it uses firm level data to ask and explore new questions within corporate financial reporting and corporate governance. Her research has appeared in leading accounting and finance journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Accounting Studies. She received the 2011 Emerald Citation for Excellence Award for her work with Ellen Engel and Rachel Hayes on “The Sarbanes Oxley Act and Firms’ Going-Private Decisions” published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Securities Regulation
  • Global Capital Market


  • PhD, The University of Chicago
  • MBA, The University of Chicago
  • MA, University of Iowa
  • BA, Nanjing University


  • Emerald Citation for Excellence, 2011, recognized by the Emerald Management Reviews Editorial Judging Panel as the authors of one of the top 50 management, business, and economics articles of 2007 for the paper “The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Firms' Going-Private Decisions."
  • Research Grants, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Fall 2006.
  • Charles T. Horngren Fellowship, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 2004.
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 2000-2004.
  • First Year Summer Research Award, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 2001.
MBA 6211 - Accounting for Decision Making

Examines the role of accounting and financial reporting by investors and managers for decision-making and performance evaluation.

AMIS 8780 - Doctoral Seminar in Accounting & MIS

Required seminar in Accounting and MIS for first year doctoral students.


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    (614) 292-2118

    Department of Accounting & MIS
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    412 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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