Michael Tang


Michael Tang joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in July 2012.

Professor Tang's research interests center on corporate disclosure as it relates to capital market participants such as financial analysts. He is particularly interested in investigating the rationales behind earnings guidance and how market participants understand these rationales. His current research explores guidance consistency, a new dimension of voluntary disclosure in accounting research.

Professor Tang received a B.A. in Finance from Fudan University. He received an M.S. in Applied Economics and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Rochester.

Research Interests

Voluntary Disclosure
Capital Markets
Financial Analysts
Earnings Guidance
Expectation Management

Academic Background

Ph.D., Accounting, 2013
University of Rochester

M.S., Applied Economics, 2010
University of Rochester

B.A., Finance, 2007
Fudan University

Awards & Appointments
AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow 2009
Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts CFA Institute Scholarship 2007
McKinsey & Company McKinsey Scholar/Certificate of Excellence 2006
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