Dr. Wing Him Yeung

Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Years 1 & 2
Associate Professor

Email: 
whyeung@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8419
Office Location: 
RB 1035
Academic Qualifications: 
 
Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University)
M.A. (Simon Fraser University)
B.B.A. (Simon Fraser University)
 
Biography:
 
Dr. Yeung is an associate professor in the Finance discipline of the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University. He is also the Chair of Undergraduate Curriculum Years 1 and 2 in the Faculty of Business Administration. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance, a Master of Arts in Financial Risk Management, and a Bachelor of Business Administration (First-Class Honours) in Finance and Accounting from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He teaches a number of finance courses, including Finance I, Corporate Finance, and Investment Management, and he has also taught International Financial Management and Portfolio Management in the past at Lakehead University. His research areas include corporate finance, investments, capital market, corporate governance, and developing and emerging markets.
 
Recent Refereed Publications:
 
Yeung, W. H. and Lento, C. (2020, Forthcoming). Earnings Opacity and Corporate Governance for Chinese Listed Firms: The Role of the Board and External Auditors. Asian Review of Accounting.
 
Yeung, W. H., Pang, Y., and Aman, A. (2020). South-South Cooperation in South and East Asia: An Event Study of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Global Business Review, 21(1), 54-67.
 
Lento, C., Bujaki, M., and Yeung, W. H. (2018). Auditing Estimates in Financial Statements: A Case Study of a Fish Farm's Biological Asset. Accounting Perspectives, 17(3), 453-462.
 
Yeung, W. H. and Lento, C. (2018). Stock Price Crash Risk and Unexpected Earnings Thresholds. Managerial Finance, 44(8), 1012-1030.
 
Yeung, W. H. and Lento, C. (2018). Ownership Structure, Audit Quality, Board Structure, and Stock Price Crash Risk: Evidence from China. Global Finance Journal, 37, 1-24.
 
Yeung, W. H., Wu, Y., and Liu, F. (2018). Impact of Charismatic Leadership and Market Shares on IPO First-Day Returns: The Case of Technology Firms. Global Business Review, 19(4), 859-872.
 
Lento, C. and Yeung, W. H. (2017). Earnings Benchmarks, Earnings Management and Future Stock Performance of Chinese Listed Companies reporting under ASBE-IFRS. Asian Review of Accounting, 25(4), 502-525.
 
Yeung, W. H. and Aman, A. (2016). Sensitivity of Stock Indices to Global Events: The Perspective for Pakistani Canadians. Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, 32(2), 102-119.
 
Blazenko, G. W. and Yeung, W. H. (2015). Does R&D Create or Resolve Uncertainty? The Journal of Risk Finance, 16(5), 536-553.
 
Current and Past Teaching:
 
BUSI 2019: Finance I
BUSI 3019: Corporate Finance
BUSI 3059: Investment Management
BUSI 4079: International Financial Management
BUSI 4179: Portfolio Management