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Martin G. H. Wu
Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of British Columbia, 1995
B.Sc., Daging Petroleum Institute, P.R. China, 1982; 1983-1984, etc.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 2001. University of British Columbia, 1999-2001. Stern School of Business, New York University, 1995-1999.

Recent Publications

Wu, M., Christensen, G. P., & Feltham, G. A. 2002. Cost of capital in residual income for performance evaluation. The Accounting Review, 77: 1-23.

Wu, M., & Feltham, G. A. 2001. Incentive efficiency of stock versus options. Review of Accounting Studies, 6: 7-28.

Wu, M., & Feltham, G. A. 2000. Public reports, information acquisition by investors, and managerial incentives. Review of Accounting Studies, 5: 155-190.

Honors and Awards

B.C. Chartered Accountant Association & Faculty of Commerce Fellowship, 2000. UBC Faculty of Commerce Research Grant, 1999-2000. Social Science and Humanities Research Council (Research Grant), 1999.

Academic Service

Editorial board member of the Journal of Management Accounting Research, 1998-2002. Ad Hoc Reviewer for: Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Management Accounting Research; The Accounting Review.

Teaching and Research

Teaching interests include managerial accounting and management control systems at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Research interests include Information Economics, Agency Theory, Managerial Incentive Problems, Executive Compensation Contracts, Performance Measurements, Risk Management, Capital-Investment Decisions, Equity Valuation, and Auditing Market.

Contact Information:
285 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 265-5438

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