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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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ruan, W., Xiang, D., (2013), Which companies find it easier to obtain bank loans? Evidence from China. Corporate Ownership and Control, 10(3), 389-401, Ukraine, Virtus Interpress.

Conference Publications

  • 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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