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Professor Huang’s research focuses on the role of information in stock market and banks, including bank financial reporting, the feedback effect of capital market to real economy, and accounting standard-setting issues. She has done both empirical and theory work; her current research studies the optimal design of reporting systems from a firm’s perspective and from a social planner’s perspective, as well as the effect of bank transparency. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tsinghua University, and a PhD in Accounting and a Master’s in Economics from Duke University.  


  • PhD, Duke University, 2016
  • MA, Duke University, 2010
  • BA, Tsinghua University, 2008

Selected Works

Asymmetric Reporting Timeliness and Informational Feedback
Z. Huang, Q. Chen, X. Jiang, G. Zhang, and Y. Zhang
Management Science
Volume 67, Issue 8, pp 5194-5208

The Effects of Public Information with Asymmetrically Informed Short-Horizon Investors
Z. Huang, Q. Chen, and Y. Zhang
Journal of Accounting Research
Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 635-669

Bank Transparency and Deposit Flows
Q. Chen, I. Goldstein, Z. Huang, and R. Vashishtha
Journal of Financial Economics

Accounting Comparability, Uniformity, and Resource Allocation Efficiency
C. Corona, Z. Huang, and H. Hwang
(Under 3rd round review at the Accounting Review)

Liquidity Transformation and Fragility in the US Banking Sector
Q. Chen, I. Goldstein, Z. Huang, and R. Vashishtha
Preparing for submission (Revision Requested from Journal of Finance)