Dongyoung Lee

Associate Professor, Accounting; Desautels Faculty Scholar
Dongyoung Lee
Contact Information
Email address: 
dongyoung.lee [at]
Alternate email address: 
linda.foster [at]

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5


PhD (Business Administration - Accounting), University of Utah, USA
MSc. (Accounting), University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
BA (Business Administration), Hanyang University, Korea


MGCR 211 Intro to Financial Accounting 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ACCT 361 Management Accounting 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Capital Markets
Corporate Activities
Corporate Social Responsibility
International Business
Selected publications: 

Research Publications

Lee, D. (2023). CSR ratings in the presence of a former rating agency analyst: Evidence from LinkedIn. In Kacanski, Dreyer & Sund (Ed.), Measuring Sustainability and CSR: From Reporting to Decision-making. Springer.

He, J. & Lee, D. (2023). Say more to return less? Disclosure subsequent to successful technological innovation. Journal of Empirical Finance, 70, 403-426.

Xie, F., Daniel, S. J., Guo, Y., & Lee, D. (2023). Is the global supply chain hard to reverse? Understanding manufacturing strategies of Chinese, Japanese and South Korean Firms. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 34(1), 33-50.

Lee, D. (2020). Corporate social responsibility of U.S.-listed firms headquartered in tax havens. Strategic Management Journal, 41(9), 1547-1571.

Jung, B., Lee, D., Shin, I., & Yuen, D. (2020). Foreign equity ownership and income smoothing. Journal of International Accounting Research, 19(2), 141-162.

Lee, D., & Wen, H. (2020). Financial analyst coverage for U.S. firms facing foreign competition: Evidence from trade liberalization. Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, 31(2), 139-168.

Jung, B., Lee, D., Rhee, S. G., & Shin, I. (2019). Business group affiliation, internal labor markets, external capital markets, and labor investment efficiency. Asia‐Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 48(1), 65-97.

Koo, D., & Lee, D. (2018). Influential chief marketing officers and management revenue forecasts. The Accounting Review, 93(4), 253-281.

Lee, D. (2018). Corporate social responsibility and firm innovation. In Boubaker, Cummings & Nguyen (Ed.), Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Lee, D. (2017). Corporate social responsibility and management forecast accuracy. Journal of Business Ethics, 140(2), 353-367.

Kim, H. A., Jeong, S. W., Kang, T., & Lee, D. (2017). Does the presence of female executives curb earnings management? Evidence from Korea. Australian Accounting Review, 27(4), 494-506.

Daniel, S. J., Lee, D., & Reitsperger, W. D. (2014). Raising quality consciousness among Chinese manufacturing personnel: Testing the effectiveness of performance management tools. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 31(2), 549-573.

Daniel, S. J., Lee, D., Reitsperger, W. D., & Morse, K. (2011). Implementation of Japanese manufacturing strategies through management control systems. Asian Business & Management, 10(1), 37-65.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

Research Grants

2022: Principal Investigator, Desautels Research Support Fund

2019: Principal Investigator, SSHRC Insight Development Grant

2019: Principal Investigator, SSHRC Connection Grant

2018: Principal Investigator, FRQSC New Academics Grant

2018: Principal Investigator, McGill Internal SSHD Grant

2015: Principal Investigator, SSHRC Insight Development Grant

2014: Principal Investigator, McGill Internal SSHRC Grant

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