Hongping Tan

Title: 
Associate Professor, Accounting area coordinator
Academic title(s): 

Desautels Scholar

Hongping Tan
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-4013
Email address: 
hongping.tan [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
nicoleta.anton [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

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

Area(s): 
Accounting
Office: 
472
Courses: 

MGCR211 Introduction to Financial Accounting

Acct434(451) Data Analytics in Capital Market

Acct696 Data Analytics in Accounting

Curriculum vitae: 
Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Capital Markets
Data Analytics
Disclosure
Earnings Management
Emerging Markets
Firms' Disclosure Activities
Information Environment
International Finance
Graduate supervision: 

PhD accounting supervisor for Zhu Chen, Yaping Zheng, Peng Wang, Ken Duan and Ximi Wang

Taught previously at: 

July 2014 - June 2017    Associate Professor, York University

July 2012 - June 2014    Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

Aug 2012 - Apr 2013     Visiting Associate Professor, SUNY at Buffalo

July 2008 - June 2012    Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo

July 2006 - June 2008    Assistant Professor, UNBC, Canada

June 2000 - June 2001    Visiting scholar at University of Toronto, Canada

July 1996 - Aug. 2001    Lecturer, Associate Professor, Hubei University, China

Selected publications: 
  1. Institutional Trading around Corporate News: Evidence from Textual Analysis, with Alan Huang and Russ Wermers, 2020. Review of Financial Studies 33(10): 4627-4675.
  2. The Effects of Analyst-Country Institutions on Biased Research: Evidence from Target Prices, 2019, Journal of Accounting Research 57 (1): 85-120, with Mark Bradshaw and Alan Huang.
  3. Geographic Proximit y and IPO Firm Coverage, 2015, Journal of Accounting and Economics 59 (1), pp. 41-59, with Patricia C. O'Brien.
  4. Do Foreigners Facilitate Information Transmission in Emerging Market? Journal of Financial Economics 105, 2012, with Kee-Hong Bae, Arzu Ozoguz, and Tony S. Wirjanto, pp. 209–227.
  5. Foreign Analyst Following and Forecast Accuracy after Mandated IFRS Adoptions. Journal of Accounting Research 49 (5), 2011, with Shiheng Wang and Mike Welker, pp. 1307-1357.
  6. Do Local Analysts Know More? A Cross-country Study of the Performance of Local Analysts and Foreign Analysts. Journal of Financial Economics 88, 2008, with Kee-Hong Bae and René Stulz, pp. 581–606. Featured in the February 2009 issue of the CFA Digest, a CFA Institute publication.
  7. International GAAP Differences: The Impact on Foreign Analysts. The Accounting Review 83, 2008, with Kee-Hong Bae and Michael Welker, pp. 593-628.
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

2016             SSHRC Insight Grant, 2016-2020, principal investigator, $89,600

2012             SSHRC Insight Grant, 2012-2016, co-applicant with Alan Huang, $117,558

2012             Best International Paper Award at the EFA 2012 Boston, MA

2011             CFA Best Paper Award at the 2011 FMA Asian Conference, New Zealand

2011             Vernon Zimmerman Best Paper Award at the 23rd Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues in Beijing, China

2011             SSHRC Standard Research Grant, 2011-2014, with Patricia O'Brien and Tony Wirjanto, $87,062

2010             WatRISQ Research Award, 2011-2012, with Alan Huang, $5,000

2009             SSHRC Standard Research Grant, 2009-2012, with Michael Welker and Shiheng Wang, $75,000, Research Time Stipend included

2008             SSHRC Standard Research Grant, 2008-2011, $22,726

2006             Best Paper Award at the Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Seoul, Korea

2001-2005   Queen’s Graduate Award, Mcleod-D.I. Fellowship, Geoffrey H. Wood Scholarship

1999             Graduate Research Award of the Construction Bank of China, Wuhan University

1998             Top 10 Distinguished Youth Faculty of Hubei University, China

Projects: 

Valuation Uncertainty and Analysts’ Use of DCF Models, 2020, Presented at York University, McGill University, CAAA 2018 at Banff, and AAA 2018 and Washington D.C. 

Distracted Analysts: Evidence from Natural Disasters, 2020, with Yuqi Han, Connie X. Mao, and Chi Zhang.

Textual Analysis of Analyst Horizon, 2020, Presented at McGill University.

Managerial Expectations and Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Form 20-F Filings, 2020, with Zhu Chen and Minkang Lu. Presented at McGill University.

Too Much of a Good Thing? Mandatory Risk Disclosure and Corporate Innovation, 2020, with Shiu-Yik Au. Presented at University of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and York University.

Analyst Individualism and Earnings Forecast, 2015, with Ran Zhang. Presented at the 23rd Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, EFA 2012.

Which analysts to believe? Analysts’ conflicts of interest and societal trust, with Kee-Hong Bae, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam. 2020, Presented at Brock, CUFE, McGill, Peking, Wuhan, and EFA at Baltimore.

The Walk-down to Beatable Forecasts: International Evidence, with Michael Welker and Rania Zhang.

Environmental Disclosure in 10-K filings and Stock Price Crashes, with June Woo Park.

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