Eliza Zhang is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Washington-Tacoma. Her research interests lie in the areas of corporate disclosures and information intermediaries like credit rating agencies and auditors. Professor Zhang earned her doctorate in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2015. She previously taught at Macau University of Science and Technology. During her time at Macau University of Science and Technology, she taught Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, zumba, reading, and listening to podcasts.
Financial Accounting & Auditing
Khurana, Inder, Pereira, Raynolde, and Zhang, Eliza X. Is real earnings smoothing harmful? Evidence from firm-specific stock price crash risk, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2018, 35, pp. 558-587
Zhang, Eliza X. Do firms manage their corporate credit ratings? Evidence from rating-based contracts, Accounting Horizons, forthcoming