Dr Guanming He
Associate Professor in Accounting
|Associate Professor in Accounting in the Business School||R207||+44 (0) 191 33 40397|
Guanming's research appears in varied prestigious international journals (FT-50/ABS-4/ABS-3 ranked) and has been featured in various mainstream media and press releases. He serves as the ac hoc reviewer for a range of internationally reputable accounting, finance, management, and economics journals (FT-50/ABS-4/ABS-3 ranked) and books (by Pearson Education/SAGE). Thus far, he has performed more than 200 paper reviews as fairly and objectively as possible for various top-tier and second-tier international journals. He presented his papers at the American Accounting Association annual meeting in 2009, 2010, 2012-2016, as well as at other major accounting conferences including AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section mid-year meeting. His papers also went for presentations at some leading finance and economics conferences such as the American Economic Association annual meeting, Society of Government Economist conference, European meeting of the Econometric Society, SAFE Market Microstructure conference, China International Conference in Finance (CICF), Money, Macro, & Finance conference, Financial Risks International forum, Behavioral Finance Working Group conference. He won best paper awards at the 3rd Australian Financial Market & Corporate Governance conference, 7th Indonesian Finance Association International Conference, 24th International Business Research conference & 26th International Business Research conference, received a top paper award at the 28th annual Global Finance conference, as well as a Best-in-Track paper award at the 35th annual meeting of the Academy of Finance, and was honored with excellent teaching awards in the Nanyang Technological University and University of Warwick, respectively. He also attained teaching evaluation scores of 90%+ for his module teaching at the Durham University. He is currently serving as the director of accounting PhD program for the business school.
Research interests: Guanming's research interests focus on the economic forces that determine the production and use of accounting information in business decisions. Examples of his research cover financial reporting and disclosures, credit rating, executive compensation, insider trading, financial analysts, market anomalies, institutional investors, risk management, corporate innovation, corporate social responsibility, taxes, and business strategies.
Office address: Room A207, Durham University Business School, Mill Hill Lane, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom; DH13LB
Chapter in book
- He, G., Li, Z. & Shen, D. (2022). The role of earnings management in equity valuation. In Encyclopedia of Finance. Lee, C.F. & Lee, A.C. Springer. 2061-2094.
- Ferry, L. He, G. & Yang, C. (2023). How do executive pay and its gap with employee pay influence corporate performance? Evidence from Thailand tourism listed companies. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights 6(1): 362-381.
- He, G. (2023). How do insider trading incentives shape nonfinancial disclosures? Evidence from product and business expansion disclosures. Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting 60(1): 147–194.
- Chen, L., He, G. & Krishnan, G. (2023). Does CEO debt-like compensation mitigate corporate social irresponsibility? Accounting Forum
- He, G. & Ren, H.M. (2022). Are financially constrained firms susceptible to a stock price crash? The European Journal of Finance
- He, G. & Lin, T. (2022). Does air pollution impair investment efficiency? Economics Letters 110490.
- He, G., Ren, H.M. & Taffler, R. (2022). Do enhanced derivative disclosures work? An informational perspective. Journal of Futures Markets 42(1): 24-60.
- He, G., Li, X. & Luo, J. (2021). The impact of Shanghai-Hong Kong stock market connection on corporate innovation: Evidence from mainland China. International Journal of Finance & Economics
- He, G., Ren, H.M. & Taffler, R. (2021). Do corporate insiders trade on future stock price crash risk? Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 56(4): 1561-1591.
- He, G. (2021). Credit rating, post‐earnings‐announcement drift, and arbitrage from transient institutions. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting 48(7-8): 1434-1467.
- He, G. & Marginson, D. (2020). The impact of insider trading on analyst coverage and forecasts. Accounting Research Journal 33(3): 499-521.
- He, G., Ren, H.M. & Taffler, R. (2020). The Impact of Corporate Tax Avoidance on Analyst Coverage and Forecasts. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 54(2): 447-477.
- He, G., Bai, L. & Ren, H.M. (2019). Analyst Coverage and Future Stock Price Crash Risk. Journal of Applied Accounting Research 20(1): 63-77.
- He, G., Marginson, D. & Dai, X. (2019). Do voluntary disclosures of product and business expansion plans impact analyst coverage and forecasts? Accounting and Business Research 49(7): 785-817.
- He, G. (2018). Credit ratings and managerial voluntary disclosures. The Financial Review 53(2): 337-378.
- He, G. (2016). Fiscal support and earnings management. The International Journal of Accounting 51(1): 57-84.
- He, G. (2015). The effect of CEO inside debt holdings on financial reporting quality. Review of Accounting Studies 20(1): 501-536.
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