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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.

Administrative Roles
Undergraduate Examinations Officer
Current Research Activities
My research interests are corporate governance, managerial compensation, ownership, board of directors, Chinese listed companies.

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Amankwah-Amoah, J; Chen, J;Chen, X; Khan, Z; Wang, X, (2019), "Overcoming institutional voids as a pathway to becoming ambidextrous: The case of China?s Sichuan Telecom", Long Range Planning, forthcoming 2019.

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.


Chen, J; Dedman, E., Ghazali, M; Kim, Ja, 2018, "The information environment in China: evidence from the split share system reforms", in IFABS 2018 Chile, forthcoming 2018.

Cai, Z; Chen, J and Dedman, E, 2016, "Cross-listing by Chinese firms: An examination of the bonding hypothesis", in British Association of Finance and Accounting.

Chen, J.; Dedman, E.; Ghazali, M; Kim, J. R. 2016, "Privatization and Information Environment: Evidence from the Split Share Structure Reform in China", in American Accounting Association.



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