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Meiting Lu

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  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: PhD (UNSW), M.Com(Hons), B.Ec, (Fudan), CICPA

Contact Details

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial reporting and disclosures
  • Capital market research
  • Corporate governance
  • International accounting

Profile

Meiting joined Macquarie University in 2011 aftercompleting her PhD at UNSW. Prior to pursuing her academic career, she workedas an auditor for Ernst & Young. Meiting's current research focuses onfinancial reporting and disclosures, corporate governance, and the role ofgovernance and institutions in disciplining financial reporting around theworld. Her work has been accepted for publication at Accounting and Finance, Pacific-BasinFinance Journal, AustralianAccounting Review and Asian Review ofAccounting. Meiting has taught a range of accounting and finance subjectsat the both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, such as Accounting Standardsand Practice, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Institutions Management.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Accounting and Finance: (University of New South Wales)
  • Master of Commerce (Honours): Financial Management (Fudan University)
  • Bachelor of Economics: Finance (Fudan University)

Research grants

  • 2015-2016 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grant
  • 2015-2016 Early Career Researcher Grant (University of Sydney)
  • 2014-2015 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grant
  • 2014-2015 Macquarie University Outside Studies Program (OSP)
  • 2013-2014 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grant
  • 2013-2014 Macquarie University New Staff Grant (MQNS)

Publications

journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • Zhu, T., Lu, M., Shan, Y., and Zhang, Y. (2015). Accrual-based and real activity earnings management at the back door: Evidence from Chinese reverse mergers. Pacific Basin Finance Journal, forthcoming.
  • Jiang, W., Lu, M., Shan, Y., and Zhu, T. (2015). Working Capital Deficits in Australia. Australian Accounting Review, forthcoming.
  • Han, W., Hellmann, A., and Lu, M. (2015). The Impact of Gender Difference on the Interpretation of Uncertainty Expressions, Asian Review of Accounting, forthcoming.
  • Bugeja, M., Lu, M., and Shan, Y. (2015). Cost Stickiness in Australia: Characteristics, Determinants and Informativeness. Australian Accounting Review, forthcoming.
  • Lai, C., Lu, M., & Shan, Y. (2013). Has Australian financial reporting become more conservative over time? Accounting and Finance, 53 (3), 731-761.
  • Lu, M., Saune, N., & Shan, Y. (2013). The choice of fiscal year-end in Australia. Australian Accounting Review, 23 (3), 244-251.
  • Lu, M., and Xie, B. (2004). Macroeconomics factors and seasonality of Chinese stock market. Price: Theory & Practice, 49-51.
  • Lu, M., and Xie, B. (2004). The Long-run underperformance of initial public offerings: Evidence from Chinese growth enterprise market. Price: Theory & Practice, 51-54.

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  • Feng, Z., Endrawes, M. and Lu,M. (2015). Audit Committee Characteristics and Financial Reporting Comparability. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. Hobart, Australia. 2015   July 5-7.
  • Zhu, T., Lu, M., Shan, Y., and Zhang, Y. (2014). Accrual-based and real activity earnings management at the back door: Evidence from Chinese reverse mergers. American Accounting Association Conference (AAA). Atlanta, US, 2014, Aug 2-6
  • Bugeja, M., Lu, M., and Shan, Y. (2013). Cost Stickiness in Australia. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting (AAA). Anaheim, US, 2013, Aug 3-7
  • Han, W., Hellmann, A., and Lu, M. (2013). The Impact of Gender Difference on the Interpretation of Uncertainty Expressions, Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA). Paris, France, 2013, May 6-8.
  • Bugeja, M., Lu, M., and Shan, Y. (2013). Cost Stickiness in Australia: Characteristics, Determinants and Informativeness. Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA). Paris, France, 2013, May 6-8.
  • Lai, C., Lu, M., & Shan, Y. (2011).  Has Australian financial reporting become more conservative over time? American Accounting Association Annual Meeting (AAA)
  • Lu, M., Moshirian, F., Pham, P., and Zein, J. (2011). Does Corporate Governance Matters to Financial Institutional Shareholders? Asian Finance Association Annual Conference (AsianFA). Macao, China. 2011. July 10-13.
  • Lai, C., Lu, M., & Shan, Y. (2011). Has Australian financial reporting become more conservative over time? Asian Finance Association Annual Conference (AsianFA). Macao, China. 2011. July 10-13.
  • Lu, M., Moshirian, F., Pham, P., and Zein, J. (2010). What Determines Financial Institutional Blockholdings? The 23rd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC). Sydney, Australia. 2010. Dec 15-17.
  • Bugeja, M., Lu, M., and Shan, Y. (2010). The Choice of Method of Payment in U.S. Takeovers: An Extrinsic Information Asymmetry Explanation. The 22nd Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues. Gold Coast, Australia. 2010. Nov 7-9.
  • Lu, M., Moshirian, F., Pham, P., and Zein, J. (2010). Financial Institutional Blockholdings and Corporate Governance. The 15th Australian Centre for Financial Studies – Finsia Banking and Finance Conference. Melbourne, Australia. 2010. Sept 30 - Oct 1.

phd supervision toggle icon open PhD Student Supervision

  • Yizhou Zhang
  • Mai Nguyen
  • A. F. M. Mainul Ahsan
  • Pranil Prasad