Yitang (Jenny) Yang

Lecturer

I am a Lecturer in the UNSW Business School. I obtained my PhD degree in 2018, and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney. I teach financial accounting and auditing courses at both undergraduate level and postgraduate level.

Prior to this, I worked as an auditor and held management positions in national regulatory bodies in China including State Administration of Taxation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal articles
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Yang Y; Simnett R, 2020, 'Financial Reporting by Charities: Why Do Some Choose to Report Under a More Extensive Reporting Framework?', Abacus: a journal of accounting, finance and business studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/abac.12202
2020
Reports
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Yang YJ, 2019, Review of Special Purpose Financial Statements: Large and Medium-Sized Australian Charities, Australian Accounting Standards Board, 11, https://www.aasb.gov.au/admin/file/content102/c3/AASB_RR11_ACNCreport.pdf
2019
Conference Papers
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Yang YJ; Simnett R, 2019, 'The Economics of Auditing for Charities', American Accounting Association, Boston, USA, presented at International Symposium on Audit Research, Boston, USA, 06 June 2019 - 08 June 2019, https://www.isarhq.org/ISAR2019_Programme.php
2019
Working Papers
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Yang Y; Simnett R, Large Charities' Financial Reporting Framework Choice in Australia, Elsevier BV, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3412617

2019 AFAANZ Best PhD Award - Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

2015 APRU Best Paper Award - The Association of Pacific Rim Universities' Doctoral Students Conference

 

2016-2017 Centre for Social Impact Research Grants - Examining demand for assurance for Australian charities ($10,000)

2019 AASB Research Report Series - Review of special purpose financial statements: Large and medium-sized Australian charities ($10,000)

2020 UNSW SRG Project grant – Improving the value of financial reporting and audit in the not-for-profit sector ($10,000)

 

Audit quality; Audit value; Financial reporting in not-for-profit sector; Non-financial information reporting and assurance

My teaching interests combine the areas of accounting and auditing. I am currently the lecturer of the course: Auditing and Assurance Services. I have also taught Financial Accounting for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.