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Dr Yu-Lin Hsu is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Strathclyde. Before joining Strathclyde in January 2018, she was an assistant professor at the National Cheng Kung University from 2016 to 2018.
She has abundant research and teaching experience, including working as a postdoctoral researcher at the National Cheng Kung University, being a research assistant at the National Taiwan University and the Abertay University, and being a tutor at the University of Strathclyde and the University of St Andrews.
Yu-Lin has a strong and diverse educational background. She received a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Strathclyde. She holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the National Taiwan University. Her undergraduate degree was in Economics and Quantitative Finance (a dual degree) at the National Tsing Hua University.
Her research mainly focuses on the financial reporting. She investigates how companies choose their accounting standards and methods, and explores the rationale behind these decisions and the consequences. Her current research also covers work on accounting choices of SMEs and private firms, and text mining in financial reporting. One of her research projects on British firms’ accounting choices for their parents’ financial statements was funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2016-2017).
- Financial Reporting (corporate decision-making in accounting)
- Earnings Management
- Financial Accounting and Financial Accounting Theory
- Management Accounting
- Research Methods
- Behavioural Finance
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Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Accounting choices and earnings management: an analysis of private firms that switch from IFRS to the new UK GAAPHsu, Y-L. & Yang, Y. C., 2018, (Unpublished).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract
Supervisor: Smith, J. (Supervisor) & Reid, G. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
Yu-Lin HSU (Recipient), 2019
Prize: Other distinction
Yu-Lin HSU (Recipient), 2014
Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively
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