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Dr Steven Wu

Dr Steven Wu

Research School of Accounting

Position: Senior Lecturer & Master of Commerce Convenor
Email: steven.wu@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 53586
Office: Room 1038, PAP Moran Bld (21)

Research areas

- Determinants of effective financial regulations,

- Information contents of reported innovation activities,

- Determinants and consequences of firms' governance structure,

- Accounting for exploration expenditures;


Research publications

Lu, L., S. Wu and Y. Yu (2016), "Investment-related Pressure and Audit Risk", Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming.

Wu, H. 2016, Probability of loss reversal in Australia, Australian Journal of Management, Forthcoming

Chen, X, Wright, S & Wu, H., 2016, Exploration Intensity, Analysts' Private Information Development and Their Forecast Performance, Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming.

Choi, K., Chen, X., Wright, S. and Wu, H., 2014, Analysts' Forecasts Following Forced CEO Changes, Abacus, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 146-173. 

Wu, H., Fargher, N. and Wright, S., 2010, Accounting for investments and the relevance of losses to firm value. International Journal of Accounting, Vol 45, pp. 104-127. 

Wu, H. and Fargher, N., 2007, Components of Accruals, Losses and Future Profitability. Accounting Research Journal, Vol 20, No 2, pp.97-111.


Research grants and awards

CPA Australia Grant 2016 (with Dr Xiaomeng Chen, Macquarie University, ANU): $15 000, Research project: Deterrent effects of disclosure regulation enforcements.

AFAANZ Grant 2016 (with  Dr Stanley Choi, ANU): $5 000, Research project: Deterrent effects of disclosure regulation enforcements under the responsive enforcement regime.

AFAANZ Grant 2015 (with Dr Xiaomeng Chen, Macquarie University): $2 750, Research project: Exploration Intensity and Analyst Forecast Bias.

AFAANZ Grant 2012 (with Associated Professor Sue Wright, Macquarie University): $6 500, Research project:  Differential scale effects for capitalized and expensed R&D.


Research engagement and outreach

CPA Australia member

American Accounting Association member

European Accounting Association member




BUSN4007/8007 - Analysis of Financial Reporting

BUSN8181 - Financial Reporting & Analysis

BUSN3001 - Accounting Theory






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