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Dr David Xiang

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 4990, Email: e.xiang@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.451
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 4990
Email: e.xiang@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.451  

 

Dr David Xiang is a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.

Current Teaching

  • Accounting 1
  • Accounting for Managerial Planning and Control

Awards and recognition

  • 2016 - Runner Up Paper Award in ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium
  • 2016 - Award for Outstanding Achievement in Social Science in Tianjin, China

Research Areas and Interests

  • Earnings management
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate finance
  • Funds management
  • Research and development (R&D) investments
  • Strategic alliances

Qualifications

  • Doctor's Degree in Management Science, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan), 2014.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Identifying Optimal Mix of Insider and Outsider Ownership Concentration for maximizing Firm Performance under Mediation of Capital Structure,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2017 - 2021,  $76,000.
  • Identifying Optimal Mix of Insider and Outsider Ownership Concentration for maximizing Firm Performance under Mediation of Capital Structure,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2017 - 2020,  $76,000.
  • R&D investment, employee treatment and corporate innovation,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2018 - 2019,  $4,000.
  • Distracted shareholders and corporate innovation,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2018 - 2019,  $26,967.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Wang, Z., Cai, S., Liang, H., Wang, N., Xiang, D., (2019), Intellectual capital and firm performance: the mediating role of innovation speed and quality. International Journal of Human Resource Management, article in press(article in press), article in press, DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2018.1511611.
  • Li, Q., Li, T., Chen, H., Xiang, D., Ruan, W., (2019), Executives' excess compensation, legitimacy, and environmental information disclosure in Chinese heavily polluting companies: The moderating role of media pressure. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26(1), 248-256, DOI: 10.1002/csr.1676.
  • Ruan, W., Xiang, D., Ma, S., (2018), Lending to private firms: evidence from China on the role of firm openness and bribery. The Chinese Economy: translation and studies, 51(1), 1-19, DOI: 10.1080/10971475.2017.1368905.
  • Li, Y., Nie, W., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2018), Can banks identify firms’ real earnings management? Evidence from China. Finance Research Letters, 25(June 2018), 23-29, DOI: 10.1016/j.frl.2017.10.005.
  • Ogilvie, M., Ng, D., Xiang, D., Ryan, M., Yong, J., (2018), Using traditional rituals in hospitality to gain value: A study on the impact of Feng Shui. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 72(June), 1-9, Oxford, UK, Elservier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2017.12.010.
  • Wang, Y., Xiang, D., Cheung, A(., Ruan, W., Hu, W., (2017), International oil price uncertainty and corporate investment: Evidence from China's emerging and transition economy. Energy Economics, 61(1), 330-339, DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2016.11.024.
  • Tian, X., Ruan, W., Xiang, D., (2017), Open for innovation or bribery to secure bank finance in an emerging economy: A model and some evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 142(10), 226-240, DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.08.002.
  • Ruan, W., Cullen, G., Ma, S., Xiang, D., (2014), Ownership control and debt maturity structure: Evidence from China. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 10(3), 385-403, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1108/IJMF-06-2013-0064.
  • Xiang, D., Tian, GY., Yang, F., Liu, Z., (2014), Do mutual funds have information advantage? Evidence from seasoned equity offerings in China. International Review of Financial Analysis, 31(January 2014), 70-79, DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2013.10.007.

Conference Publications

  • Shakri, I., Yong, J., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2017), Impact of corporate governance on capital structure of Pakistani firms. The proceedings of 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 57-63, online, Edith Cowan University.
  • Li, Y., Li, X., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2017), How does financial distress affect accrual earnings management?. The proceedings of 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 19.
  • Ogilvie, M., Ng, D., Xiang, D., Ryan, M., Djajadikerta, H., Yong, J., (2017), Feng Shui: Traditional Rituals Impacting Business. ANZMAC 2017 Marketing for Impact. Conference Proceedings, 1005-1008.
  • Xiang, D., Gasbarro, D., Ruan, B., (2016), R&D Expenditure Volatility and Stock Return: Adjustment Costs, Earnings Management or Overinvestment-control?. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 77-85, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Appiagyei, K., Djajadikerta, H., Xiang, D., (2016), Integrated reporting and firm performance: A research framework. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 123-129, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
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