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Huimin (Amy) Chen


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Huimin (Amy) ChenAssistant Professor
  • College
    Manning School of Business
  • Department
    Accounting
  • Phone
    (978) 934-2898
  • Office
    Pulichino Tong Business Center - 306
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Research Interests

Financial Accounting, Auditing

Financial Information in Capital Market, Financial Information in Supply Chain, Auditing

Education

  • Ph D: Accounting, (2019), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • MS: Accounting, (2013), University of Nebraska
  • BS: Accounting, (2007), Sun Yat-Sen University

Biography

Huimin (Amy) Chen joined the Manning School of Business (MSB) as assistant professor in September 2019. She received her Ph.D. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, concentrating in Accounting. She holds a Master of Accounting and a minor in Economics from University of Nebraska. Before joining academia, Dr. Chen has worked at a variety of positions in industry. She worked in the auditing division at KPMG China for three years and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) of China in 2012. She has worked as a research assistant for the SEC database software DirectEdgar for two years, provided auditing consulting service to Bloomberg, and was a tax accountant for a real estate company in upstate New York. She also passed the uniform CPA exam in the U.S. while pursuing her master’s degree.

Dr. Chen has shifted her focus to academic research to make an impact on the accounting profession. Her working papers have all been presented at national academic conferences such as American Accounting Association annual meetings and Financial Management Association annual meetings. Her current research interests include financial information in capital market and supply chain.

Selected Publications

  • Chen, H., Karim, K., Tao, A. (2021). Corporate Social Responsibility Concerns and Stock Price Crash Risk along the Supply Chain.
  • Chen, H., Wu, Q. (2021). Short Selling Threat and Real Activity Manipulation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.

Selected Presentations

  • Blockchain Adoption and Earnings Management: Evidence from the Supply Chain - American Accounting Association (AAA) FARS Midyear Meeting, 2021
  • Sell-Side Analyst Reports and Hedge Fund Activism - American Accounting Association (AAA) FARS Midyear Meeting, 2021
  • Investor Inattention, Internal Needs, and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from the Effect of Large IPOs on Peers - American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2020
  • Origins of Activism: Hedge Funds or Sell-Side Analysts? - American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2018
  • The Effect of Hedge Fund Activism on Auditors: A Stakeholder’s Perspective - American Accounting Association (AAA) Miami Rookie Camp , 2018
  • Short Selling Threat and Real Activity Manipulation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment - American Accounting Association (AAA) Northeast Meeting, 2018
  • Third-Party Reaction to Hedge Fund Activism: Auditor’s Perspective - American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2017
  • Third-Party Reaction to Hedge Fund Activism: Auditor’s Perspective - Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2017
  • The Competitive Effects of IPOs on Industry Peer Firms’ Tax Avoidance Behavior - American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2016
  • The Competitive Effects of IPOs on Industry Peer Firms’ Tax Avoidance Behavior - Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2016

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Faculty Research Grant (2020), Grant - Donahue Center for Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
    Chen, H.