Xing Yang

Department of Accounting

Phone number +61 3 903 55517 Email


Xing commenced the PhD program in the Department of Accounting in 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology. Prior to commencing at the University of Melbourne, Xing attended the Business Administration PhD program at the Management School of Xi’an Jiaotong University and completed all the coursework.

Research Interests

Auditing, Labor Unions, Corporate Governance, ESG


Abernethy, M.A., Dong, Y., Kuang, Y.F., Qin, B. and Yang, X., 2022. Firm Strategy and CEO− VP Pay Differentials in Equity Compensation. European Accounting Review, pp.1-27.

Kuang, Y.F., Qin, B. and Yang, X. We Are Under Attack: Terrorist Attacks and Director Turnover. British Accounting Review, Forthcoming