Faculty & Staff Directory

Jeff Zeyun Chen

Associate Professor
Robert and Edith Schumacher Junior Faculty Fellow
Accounting Department


  • PhD, University of Houston
  • MBA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • BS, Fudan University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Earnings Quality
  • Accounting Conservatism
  • Market Efficiency with Respect to Accounting Information

Selected Publications

  • “Information Transparency and Investment in Follow-on Innovation” with Yongtae Kim, Leo Yang, and Joseph Zhang, Contemporary Accounting Research (forthcoming)
  • “Do Firms That Have a Common Signing Auditor Exhibit Higher Earnings Comparability?” with Mei-Hui Chen, Chen-Lung Chin, and Gerald Lobo, The Accounting Review (2020), Vol. 95, No. 3, 115 – 143
  • “The Association between SFAS No. 157 Fair Value Hierarchy Information and Conditional Accounting Conservatism” with Jonathan Black and Marc Cussatt, The Accounting Review (2018), Vol. 93, No. 5, 119 – 144
  • “Accounting Quality, Liquidity Risk, and Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift” with Gerald Lobo and Joseph Zhang, Contemporary Accounting Research (2017), Vol. 34, No. 3, 1649 – 1680
  • “Changes in Cash: Persistence and Pricing Implications” with Philip Shane, Journal of Accounting Research (2014), Vol. 52, No. 3, 599 – 634

Honors and Awards

  • Neeley School of Business Vigeland Award for Outstanding Research, 2020
  • FASB Summer Faculty Program Fellow, 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2013
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2007