PhD Student: Da Xu

My research interests include accounting disclosure properties and incentives, international income shifting, and emerging market research.


Da Xu joined the Freeman School PhD program in 2017. His current research focuses on international income shifting and graphic accounting disclosure. Prior to joining the doctoral program, Da earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Xiamen University.


Hometown: China

Education: Bachelor of Accounting. Xiamen University

Working Papers:

  • with Gus De Franco, Thomas Shohfi, and Zhiwei (Vivi) Zhu, “Fixed Income Conference Calls”
  • with Lisa LaViers and Jason Sandvik, “Fairness is in the Eye of the Investor: CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Strategies and Market Reactions”
  • with Gus De Franco and John R. Page, “Did the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act BEAT Up the Consumer Prices of Firms that Shift Income Abroad? Evidence from the U.S. Property and Casualty Insurance Industry”