Associate Professor Stella Huiying Wu

Associate Professor Stella Huiying Wu

Associate Dean, International,
Dean's Unit, School of Business

Associate Professor,



  • PhD Macquarie University
  • M.Acc Macquarie University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit, School of Business
  • Accounting


Phone: (02) 9685 9216
Location: 1

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  • Wu, H. and Patel, C. (2015), 'Adoption of Anglo-American Models of Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting in China', : Emerald 9781783508983.

Journal Articles

  • Li, S., Quan, Y., Tian, G., Wang, K. and Wu, H. (2021), '[In Press] Academy fellow independent directors and innovation', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, .
  • Hu, J., Wu, H., Ying, X. and Long, W. (2021), 'Relative-to-rival corporate philanthropy, product market competitiveness, and stakeholders', Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, vol 17, no 1 .
  • Shen, H., Wu, H., Wu, X. and You, J. (2021), '[In Press] Once bitten, twice shy : the effect of experiencing a client with an environmental accident on audit effort', Auditing, .
  • Shen, H., Wu, H., Long, W. and Luo, L. (2021), '[In Press] Environmental performance of firms and access to bank loans', International Journal of Accounting, .
  • Chen, S., Ying, X., Wu, H. and You, J. (2021), 'Carrying on the family's legacy : male heirs and firm innovation', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol 69 .
  • Gao, J., Wu, H., You, J. and Smith, M. (2021), '[In Press] Migrant entrepreneurs and firm innovation', Accounting and Finance, .
  • Zhou, Y., Zhi, X., Wu, H. and Li, Y. (2020), 'The role of Chinese people's political consultative conference in environmental governance : evidence from environmental proposals', Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, vol 11, no 5 .
  • Long, W., Li, S., Wu, H. and Song, X. (2020), 'Corporate social responsibility and financial performance : the roles of government intervention and market competition', Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, vol 27, no 2 , pp 525 - 541.
  • Li, M., Wu, H., Xiao, M. and You, J. (2020), 'Beyond cheap talk : management's informative tone in corporate disclosures', Accounting and Finance, vol 59, no 5 , pp 2905 - 2959.
  • Nguyen, N., Wu, H., Evangelista, F. and Nguyen, T. (2020), 'The effects of organizational mindfulness on ethical behaviour and firm performance : empirical evidence from Vietnam', Asia Pacific Business Review, vol 26, no 3 , pp 313 - 335.
  • Liu, F., Lin, H. and Wu, H. (2018), 'Political connections and firm value in China : an event study', Journal of Business Ethics, vol 152, no 2 , pp 551 - 571.
  • Li, S., Wu, H. and Jiang, X. (2018), 'Rent-seeking and firm value : Chinese evidence', Business and Politics, vol 20, no 2 , pp 239 - 272.
  • Li, S., Wu, H., Zhang, J. and Chand, P. (2018), 'Accounting reforms and conservatism in earnings : empirical evidence from listed Chinese companies', Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, vol 30 , pp 32 - 44.
  • Quan, Y., Wu, H., Li, S. and Ying, X. (2018), 'Firm sustainable development and stakeholder engagement : the role of government support', Business Strategy and the Environment, vol 27, no 8 , pp 1145 - 1158.
  • Wu, H., Li, S., Ying, X. and Chen, X. (2018), 'Politically connected CEOs, firm performance, and CEO pay', Journal of Business Research, vol 91 , pp 169 - 180.
  • Li, S., Wu, H. and Song, X. (2017), 'Principal-principal conflicts and corporate philanthropy : evidence from Chinese private firms', Journal of Business Ethics, vol 141, no 3 , pp 605 - 620.
  • Shen, H., Wu, H. and Chand, P. (2017), 'The impact of corporate social responsibility assurance on investor decisions : Chinese evidence', International Journal of Auditing, vol 21, no 3 , pp 271 - 287.
  • Wu, H. and Ying, X. (2016), 'Realizing auditor independence in China : insights from the local context', Contemporary Management Research, vol 12, no 2 , pp 245 - 272.
  • Li, S., Song, X. and Wu, H. (2015), 'Political connection, ownership structure, and corporate philanthropy in China : a strategic-political perspective', Journal of Business Ethics, vol 129, no 2 , pp 399 - 411.
  • Wu, H., Patel, C. and Perera, H. (2015), 'Implementation of 'audit committee' and 'independent director' for financial reporting in China', Advances in Accounting, vol 31, no 2 , pp 247 - 262.
  • Wu, H. and Patel, C. (2013), 'Understanding adoption of Anglo-American models of corporate governance and financial reporting in emerging economies : an integrated institutional perspective', Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, vol 8, no 2 , pp 186 - 224.

Previous Projects

Title: Low carbon economy in Guangzhou [no funding to Western Sydney University]
  • Guangzhou Municipal Government and Jinan University
Western Researchers: Stella Huiying Wu
Years: 2015-07-01 - 2018-04-07
ID: P00023379
Title: Eco-accounting for Ecological Compensation [no funding to Western Sydney University]
  • National Social Science Foundation of China and Jinan University
Western Researchers: Stella Huiying Wu
Years: 2015-01-01 - 2017-12-31
ID: P00023380
Title: Political rent-seeking and corporate social responsibility: theory, evidence and governance [no funding to Western Sydney University]
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China
Western Researchers: Stella Huiying Wu
Years: 2016-01-01 - 2018-12-31
ID: P00023381
Title: Does it pay to be green? Evidence from China
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand
Western Researchers: Stella Huiying Wu
Years: 2016-07-01 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00023635


Current Supervision

Thesis Title: The Effect of Expanding the Measurement Window on the Relation Between Accounting Earnings and Stock Returns.
Field of Research:

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