Paul A. Wong
Research Interests: Financial reporting, financial analysts, corporate disclosures, auditor/audit firm networks and the role of the audit committee
Assistant Professor Paul Wong worked for Crowe Horwath (formerly Crowe Chizek) from 2007–11 as a senior staff auditor in the not-for-profit and higher education group.
He served as a board member for Ledger & Quill, DePaul University’s accounting alumni association, from 2007-11 and New Moms Inc., a Chicagoland nonprofit, from 2009-11. In fall 2014 he taught Introduction to Financial Accounting.
Professor Wong’s publications include “Working on the Weekend: Do Analysts Strategically Time the Release of Their Recommendation Revisions?” (2017) with Professors Lynn Rees and Nathan Sharp and “Audit Committee Influence on the Auditor-Client Relationship and the Audit” (2018). His co-authored working papers include “Changes in Analysts’ Stock Recommendations Following Regulatory Action Against Their Brokerage” (2019) and “What’s My Target? Analyst Forecast Dispersion and Earnings Management Through Effective Tax Rates” (2019).
Wong earned his Ph.D. in accounting from Texas A&M University. He received his B.S. in accounting from DePaul University and earned his CPA in 2008.