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Ava Wu

Ava Wu

BCom (Hons) PhD ANU
Lecturer

Rm 433
H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 0581
ava.wu@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Ava Wu is a lecturer in the Discipline of Accounting. Prior to joining the University of Sydney, Ava was a lecturer at the Australian National University. Her current research interests include audit quality, earnings quality, analyst expertise and analyst forecast accuracy.

Ava obtained her PhD and Bachelor of Commerce (1st Class Honours) from ANU. She was selected as the AFAANZ PhD student representative to attend the European Accounting Association Doctoral Symposium in 2011. Ava was awarded both internal and external research grants during her PhD candidature, and was the recipient of the Honours Awards for best thesis and best aggregate results.

2017

4
Journal Article/s

Wu M, Wilson M and Wu Y 2017 Forthcoming 'Was the Global Settlement Effective in Mitigating Systematic Bias in Affiliated Analyst Recommendations?', Journal of Business Ethics [Link]

2016

4
Journal Article/s

Wu Y and Wilson M 2016 'Audit Quality and Analyst Forecast Accuracy: The Impact of Forecast Horizon and Other Modeling Choices', Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, vol.35:2, pp. 167-85 [Link]

2015

5
Conference Paper/s

Wu M, Wilson M and Wu Y 2015 'Was the Global Settlement Effective in Mitigating Systematic Bias in Affiliated Analyst Recommendations?', Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference AFAANZ 2015 Conference, Hobart, Australia, 7th July 2015 [Link]

Wu Y and Wilson M 2015 'Auditor Industry Specialization, Analyst Forecast Accuracy and Analyst Expertise', 38th European Accounting Association Annual Congress 2015, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 30th April 2015

11
Seminar Paper/s

Wu Y and Wilson M 2015 'Auditor Industry Specialization, Analyst Forecast Accuracy and Analyst Expertise, The University of Western Australia Seminar presentation, Crawley, Australia, 17 April 2015

2014

7
Thesis

Wu Y 2014 'Audit Firm Industry Specialisation and Analyst Forecast Accuracy', Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Wilson M and Wu Y 2011 'Do Publicly Signalled Earnings Management Incentives Affect Analyst Forecast Accuracy?', Abacus, vol.47:3, pp. 315-42 [Link]

Selected grants

2017 - 2018

  • Integrated Reporting and Earnings Quality; Wu A, zhou S; Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)/Research Grant.

Recent Units Taught

  • ACCT3011 Financial Accounting B

    2017: S2,
    2016: S1,
    2015: S1, S2,