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Rong Ding


Rong joined Warwick Business School in January 2015 as an associate professor in accounting. Previously he was senior lecturer in accounting at Southampton University Business School. Rong’s research interests include corporate governance and management control in emerging markets, international accounting and auditing issues. He has published on peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Management Accounting Research, Abacus, International Review of Financial Analysis and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. Rong has extensive teaching experience at both under-graduate and post-graduate level.

Research interests

Corporate governance; Management control; International accounting and auditing; Financial market;


IB3730 Advanced management accounting
IB9BC0 Strategic management accounting
IB9EF0 Advanced topics in Accounting (PhD module)

Selected publications

“Speculative trading, price pressure and overvaluation” (with Peng Cheng), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 21, 419-442.

“Auditor merger, audit quality and audit fee: evidence from the PricewaterhouseCoopers merger in the UK” (with Yuping Jia), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 31, 69-85.

“Risk, partner selection and contractual control in interfirm relationships ” (with Henri Dekker and Tom Groot), Management Accounting Research, 24, 140-155.

“Product Market Competition and Corporate Governance Disclosure: Evidence from the UK.” (with Basil, Al-Najjar), Economic Issues, 19, 73-94.

“Does mutual fund ownership affect financial reporting quality of Chinese privately-owned enterprises? (with Ann, Chan and Wenxuan, Hou). International Review of Financial Analysis, 36, 131-140.

“Retail Investor Attention and Stock Liquidity” (with Wenxuan, Hou), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 37, 12-26.

“Determinants and Value Relevance of UK CEO Pay Slice.” (with Basil, Al-Najjar and Khaled Hussainey), International Review of Applied Economics, Forthcoming.

“Does analyst play a monitoring role in Chinese listed firms? Evidence from modified audit opinion” (with Jiandong Chen, Wenxuan Hou and Sophie Johan). Abacus, Forthcoming.


Accounting Group
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Warwick Business School
University of Warwick

T: +44 (0) 24 7612 2351
rong dot ding at wbs dot ac dot uk