Dr Lijuan Zhang



Research School of Accounting

Phone number
+61 2 612 57379
Room 3.19, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Financial accounting; Voluntary disclosure; Executive compensation; Analyst forecasts; Capital markets.


Lijuan Zhang is a Lecturer of Accounting. Her work examines the effect of financial reporting quality in capital markets, the relation between aggregate accounting earnings growth and Gross Domestic Product growth, and market efficiency. She is also interested in management voluntary disclosure, executive compensation and analyst forecasts. Lijuan has published articles in leading journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting and Finance.

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Research publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Qiu, J., H. Wu, and L. Zhang.  2021.  In Name only: Information Spillovers among Chinese Firms with Similar Stock Names during Earnings Announcements.  Journal of Corporate Finance 69, 2021 (ABDC: A*)

Zhang, L. and M. Wilson, 2018, 'Accruals Quality, Stock Return Seasonality and the Cost of Equity Capital: International Evidence', Contemporary Accounting Research 35: 1067-1101  (ABDC: A*, FT50)

Zhang, L. and M. Wilson, 2018, 'Does the accruals quality premium arise from information risk?', Accounting and Finance 59:599-632 (ABDC: A)


Research grants and awards

 2021 AFAANZ Research Grant

2018-2019 AFAANZ Research Grant

2015-2016 AFAANZ Research Grant



BUSN8007/4007, Analysis of Financial Reporting

BUSN7008, Financial Statements and Reporting