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Dr Jing Chen

BSc, MSc (University of London), PhD (Cardiff University)
Assistant Professor in Accounting

Division: Accounting
Centre/Institute: China Research Group
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9515279
Location: B05 (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

I joined NUBS in 2011 as an Assistant professor in Accounting. Previously I worked as a Senior lecturer in Accounting and Finance in Bristol Business School, UWE. I completed my PhD from Cardiff business school, Cardiff University in 2009, and my dissertation title is "Executive compensation, managerial ownership and board characteristics in Chinese listed companies". Currently I'm working on a project on Chinese cross-listed companies.

Research Interests
Executive compensation Ownership structure Board of directors Corporate governance Audit quality Earnings management Earnings quality Chinese listed companies.

Current Research Activities
My research interests are corporate governance, managerial compensation, ownership, board of directors, Chinese listed companies.
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Abdulla Khalid Ahmed Husain Aljalahma
Honghu Chu
Muhammad Yahya Ghazali

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Cai, Z.; Morris, J.; Chen, J. (2011), "Explaining the human resource management preferences of employees: a study of Chinese workers", International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.22 (16), pp. 3245-3269.

Chen, J.; Ezzamel, M.; Cai, Z. (2011), "Managerial power theory, tournament theory and executive pay in China", Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.17 (4), pp. 1176-1199, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.04.008.


Chen, J. (2009), Executive compensation, managerial ownership and board characteristics in Chinese listed companies, University of Abertay Dundee Press.



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