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Haiwen Zhang


Before joining Fisher College of Business in 2006, Professor Zhang earned her Ph.D. degree in accounting and taught financial accounting in 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 decisions. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Disclosure and Financial Accounting Reporting
  • Economic Consequence of Accounting Choices


  • PhD, University of Minnesota, January 2007
  • MS, Tsinghua University, China, July 2001
  • BS, Tsinghua University, China, July 1999


  • Best Paper Award, 2012 Review of Accounting Studies conference Fisher College Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship, 2012-2014
  • Fisher College of Business Small Research Grant, 2012
AMIS 3200 - Financial Accounting I

Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information; asset and liability valuation; income measurement; first of two-course sequence.