Ying Zhou

Assistant Professor


Education/Professional Certification

  • Ph.D, Accounting, University of Florida, 2014
  • M.S., Management, University of Florida, 2009
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 2009
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Fudan University, 2007


  • Disclosure Regulation and Financial Reporting
  • Insider Trading


  • “Securitization and Insider Trading” with Stephen Ryan and Jenny Tucker. Forthcoming. The Accounting Review.

Working Papers

  • “A Lobbying Approach to Evaluating the Competitive Harm of Mandatory Disclosure of Proprietary Information: The Case of Segment Reporting”
  • “The Effect of Audit Quality on a Firm’s Internal Information Environment: Evidence from Group Audits” with Tom Adams
  • “Disclosure Regulation and the Competition between Public and Private Firms: The Case of Segment Reporting”
  • “Are Parent-only Financial Statements Informative? Evidence from the Pricing of Credit Default Swaps” with Jenny Tucker and Jigao Zhu
  • “Selection Bias in Auditor Tenure Research” with Ce Wen

Current & Prior Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, August 2014 – Present


  • Alumni Fellowship, University of Florida, 2009-2014
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2011
  • Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, University of Florida, 2007
  • Dow Scholarship, Fudan University, 2006

Review and Editorial Work

  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Accounting Literature
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer, American Accounting Association FARS Mid-Year Meeting

Committees and Professional Service

  • Faculty mentor for the PriceWaterhouseCoopers case competition, 2014
    • team named as a PwC Challenge National Semi Finalist
Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-3019
Mailing AddressUnit 1041-041a
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