Tu Xu

Tu Xu
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting


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(808) 956-4927

Academic Background

  • PhD in Accounting, Nanyang Technological University
  • MS in Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BBA in Accounting and Finance, University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Judgment and Decision-Making in Auditing
  • Financial Accounting

Selected Working papers    

  • Causal Attribution, Benefits Sharing, and Earnings Management (with Lukas Helikum and Hun-Tong Tan)
  • Enhancing Auditors’ Reliance on Data Analytics under Inspection Risk Using Growth and Fixed Mindsets (with Tongrui Cao, Rong-Ruey Duh, and Hun-Tong Tan)
  • Joint Effect of Information Control, Readability, and Tone Dispersion on Investors’ Reactions to Financial Disclosures (with Hun-Tong Tan)
  • Language, Perceived Intragroup Relationship, and Investors’ Reactions to Audit Committee Reports (with Hun-Tong Tan and Yao Yu)
  • Joint Effect of Presentation Format and Disclosure Balance on Investors’ Reactions to Sensitivity Disclosures of Hedging Instruments (with Wenhuan Liu, Hun-Tong Tan, and Jixun Zhang)

Professional Background 

  • Member of American Accounting Association

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