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Haiwen (Helen) Zhang

Assistant Professor of Accounting & MIS

Areas of Expertise

Disclosure and Financial Accounting Reporting
Economic Consequence of Accounting Choices


PhD, University of Minnesota
MA, Tsinghua University, China
BA, Tsinghua University, China


Before joining Fisher in 2006, Professor Zhang earned her Ph.D. degree in accounting and taught financial accounting at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests include accounting regulation, accounting choices, capital market, management disclosure and corporate risk management behavior.

Professor Zhang is particularly interested in how capital market uses accounting information and how accounting choices affects firms’ investment and production decision. Her dissertation examines the effect of accounting treatment for derivative instruments on corporate risk management behavior.

Contact Information

436 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-6547