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Dr. Chen earned his PhD in Accounting from the University of Waterloo in 2017 and his master's and bachelor's degree in Economics from Fudan University in China.
Prior to joining Laurier, he was a financial auditor at PwC (2003–2006) and a financial advisor at KPMG (2006–2011). He is a certified public accountant in China.
Research Interests / Ongoing Projects
Managerial discretion in disclosure and reporting, information content of accounting numbers, fair value accounting, accounting issues in financial reporting standards setting, and capital markets.
Awards and Achievements
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grants. 2018–2020.
Cedergren, M., Chen, C., & Chen, K. (2019). The implication of unrecognized asset value on the relation between market valuation and debt valuation adjustment. Review of Accounting Studies, 24(2), 426–455.
Chen, K. Press release management around accelerated share repurchases. European Accounting Review (forthcoming).
BU127 Introduction to Financial Accounting
BU827 Seminar in Financial Accounting (co-teach)
Voluntary disclosure of disaggregated balance sheet and cash flow information around restatements (with Darren Henderson and Christine Wiedman).