Stephanie Cheng teaches the intermediate financial accounting course in the undergraduate program. She received her PhD in accounting from the University of Toronto and dual bachelor's degrees in psychology and economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to doctoral studies, Cheng worked as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and taught case-based seminars at the CPA Ontario School of Accountancy in Canada.
Cheng's research interests include the roles of accounting and alternative information in capital markets, reporting and disclosure incentives of local governments and corporations, as well as municipal finance and emerging geographical issues.
ACCN 3100 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I
- Riding the blockchain mania: public firms' speculative 8-K disclosures, Management Science (2019)
- The information externality of public firms' financial information in the state-bond secondary market, Journal of Accounting Research (2021)
- Strategic entry deterrence in the audit industry: Evidence from the merger of professional accounting bodies, Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting (2022)
- Marijuana liberalization and public finance: A capital market perspective on the passage of medical use laws, Journal of Accounting and Economics (forthcoming)
- “High” innovators? Marijuana legalization and regional innovation, Production and Operations Management (forthcoming)
- Disclosure and competition for capital, Management Science (forthcoming)
Education & Affiliations
Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Toronto
M.M.P.A. in Management and Accounting, University of Toronto
B.A. in Economics, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. in Psychology, University of Texas at Austin