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M. H. Franco Wong

M. H. Franco Wong

    M. H. Franco Wong

    CPA Ontario Professor in Financial Accounting
    Professor of Accounting

    Degrees: PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    MA, Simon Fraser University
    BA, University of Lethbridge
    Email: Send an email to M. H. Franco Wong
    Phone: 416-946-0729

    Bio

    Franco Wong is a CPA Ontario Professor in Financial Accounting at Rotman. His research focuses on financial reporting and capital markets. He has written articles on the disclosures about derivatives financial instruments; the pricing of Internet stocks; the effect of employee stock option accounting on share repurchases and corporate investment; the incorporation of employee stock option dilution into equity valuation; the impact of securities regulations on equity analysts and cross-listed companies; the role of equity analysts in the pricing of financial statement note information; and earnings management.

     

    Academic Positions

    2015-  Professor of Accounting; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    2012-14  Associate Professor of Accounting and Control; INSEAD
    2006-15  Associate Professor; Rotman School of Management (on unpaid leave, 2012-14)
    2014-16  CPA Ontario Professor of Financial Accounting; Rotman School of Management
    2011-14  CMA Ontario Professor of Accounting; Rotman School of Management
    2001-06  Assistant Professor; Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
    1997-2001  Assistant Professor; Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Analyst Following along the Supply Chain; with Yuyan Guan and Yue Zhang; Review of Accounting Studies; 2015
    • Analyst Interest as an Early Indicator of Firm Fundamental Changes and Stock Returns; with Michael Jung and Frank Zhang; Accounting Review; 2015
    • Financial Reporting Policy Committee of the American Accounting Association's Financial Accounting and Reporting Section: Accounting Standard Setting for Private Companies; with D. Bens, M. Bradshaw, C. Frost, E. Gordon, S. McVay, G. Miller, R. Pfeiffer, M. Plumlee, C. Shakespeare, and W. Thomas; Accounting Horizon; 2014
    • Accounting Adjustments and the Valuation of Financial Statement Note Information in 10-K Filings; with Gus De Franco and Yibin Zhou; Accounting Review; 2011
    • Employee Stock Options, Equity Valuation, and the Valuation of Option Grants Using a Warrant-Pricing Model; with Feng Li; Journal of Accounting Research; 2005
    • Anomalous Stock Returns Around Internet Firms' Earnings Announcements; with Brett Trueman and Xiao-Jun Zhang; Journal of Accounting and Economics; 2003
    • Earnings Management Using the Valuation Allowance for Deferred Tax Assets Under SFAS 109; with Catherine Schrand; Contemporary Accounting Research; 2003
    • Employee Stock Options, EPS Dilution and Stock Repurchases; with Daniel Bens, Venky Nagar, and Douglas Skinner; Journal of Accounting and Economics; 2003
    • The Association between SFAS No. 119 Derivatives Disclosures and the Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure of Manufacturing Firms; Journal of Accounting Research; 2000

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • Financial Accounting using IFRS, Second Edition; by Wong, Dyckman, Hanlon, Magee, and Pfeiffer; Cambridge Business Publishers; 2017
    • Financial Accounting, First IFRS Edition; by Wong, Dyckman, Magee, and Pfeiffer; Cambridge Business Publishers; 2015

    Academic / Professional Service

    2013-  Program Committee Member; The MIT Asia Conference in Accounting
    2012-2013  President; Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America (CAPANA)
    2013  Co-organizer; The Inaugural INSEAD Accounting Symposium, INSEAD
    2013  Co-organizer; The 6th CAPANA Research Conference, University of Hong Kong
    2012  Co-organizer; The 5th CAPANA Research Conference, Xi'an Jiaotong University
    2008-2011  Co-organizer; The Annual Toronto Accounting Research Conference, Rotman School of Management
    2007  Organizer; The First Toronto Accounting Research Conference, Rotman School of Management

    Honors and Awards

    2015-2020  Insight Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    2015  Rotman School of Management Teaching Award (MBA program); University of Toronto
    2012  Excellence in Teaching Award (MBA program); University of Toronto (Rotman)
    2011-2014  Standard Research Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    2008-2011  Standard Research Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    2006-2008  Connaught Award; University of Toronto
    2003-2004  William Ladany Faculty Research Scholar; University of Chicago (Booth)
    2003-2004  Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award; University of Chicago (Booth)
    1999-2001  Club 6 for Teaching Excellence (MBA Program); University of California at Berkeley (Haas)
    1998-2001  Faculty Research Grant; University of California at Berkeley

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