Xia (Eliza) Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone
253-692-5632
Campus Box
358420
Degrees
Ph.D.
University of Missouri
2015
M.S.
Xi'an Jiaotong University
2007
B.E.
Xi'an Jiaotong University
2004
Introduction

Eliza Zhang is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Washington-Tacoma. Her research interests lie in the areas of credit rating agencies, corporate disclosures, and capital markets. 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 meditation.

Scholarly Interests
  • Credit Eating Agencies
  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Capital Markets
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Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2021

Kim, J.B., Wang, J. and Zhang, E.X., 2021. Does real earnings smoothing reduce investors’ perceived risk? Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, In-Press.

2021

Zhang, E.X. and Schloetzer, J.D., 2021. Management Tenure and the Quality of Corporate Bond Ratings. Journal of Management Accounting Research, In-Press.

2021

Kim, J.B., Zhang, E.X. and Zhong, K., 2021. Does unionization affect the manager-shareholder conflict? Evidence from firm-specific stock price crash risk. Journal of Corporate Finance, In-Press.

2020

Zhang, E.X., 2020. The impact of cash flow management versus accruals management on credit rating performance and usage. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 54, pp.1163-1193.

2020

Cheng, C.A., Li, S. and Zhang, E.X., 2020. Operating cash flow opacity and stock price crash risk. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 39,(3), p.106717.

2018

Zhang, Eliza X. Do Firms Manage Their Credit Ratings? Evidence from Rating-Based Contracts. Accounting Horizons 32, no. 4 (2018): 163-183.

2018

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