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Ronald Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Ph.D., Texas Tech University

M.B.A., Yale School of Management

M.A., Shanghai Foreign Language Institute, China

Office
Bey Hall 141
Phone
732-571-3629
Email
rzhao@monmouth.edu
About

Areas of expertise include financial reporting, international accounting standard, financial institution disclosure, and accounting theory.

Publications
Books

Venture Capital:
Theory and Practice
(in Chinese), coauthored with S. Li and Z. Yu, Shanghai: Shanghai
University of Finance and Economics Press (2001).

Accounting for Lawyers, coauthored with W. Wang, Beijing: China University of Political Science and Law Press (2003).Venture Capital: Theory and Practice, coauthored with S. Li and Z. Yu, Shanghai: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press (2001).

“Accounting for Debt: Need of a Comprehensive Regulatory
Framework”, in Public Administration,
NGO’s and Public Debt,
pp. 209-222, M. Kratochvil and V. Pokorny, editors, Nova
Science Publishers, Inc. (2010).

Scholarly Articles

Impact of Ownership and Competition on the Productivity of Chinese Enterprises,” coauthored with A. Zhang and Y. Zhang, Journal of Comparative Economics, 29:327-346 (2001).

Economic Consequences of the Cancellation of Inner Reserves for Hong Kong Banks,” coauthored with S. Leung, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 17:45-62 (2001).

Relative Value Relevance of R & D Reporting: An International Comparison,” Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 13:153-174 (2002).

Information Content of Earnings and Earnings Components of Commercial Banks: Impact of SFAS No. 115,” coauthored with B. Jaggi, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 18:405-421 (2002).

Profitability and Productivity of Chinese Industrial Firms: Measurement and Ownership Implications,” coauthored with A. Zhang and Y. Zhang, China Economic Review, 13:65-88 (2002).

“The Role of Market-Based Financing in R & D Commercialization: Case Study of a Chinese Biotechnology Research Institute,” China Venture Capital, 1:20-30 (2002).

“Transition in R & D Management Control System: Case Study of a Chinese Biotechnology Research Institute,” Journal of High Technology Management Research, 14:213-229 (2003).

Risk under ‘One Country and Two Systems’: Evidence from Classes A, B, and H Shares of Chinese Listed Companies,” coauthored with Y. Zhang, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 6:179-197 (2003).

A Study of the R & D Efficiency and Productivity of Chinese Firms,” coauthored with A. Zhang and Y. Zhang, Journal of Comparative Economics, 31:444-464 (2003).

“Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Some Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 10:187-201 (2003).

The Valuation Differential between Class A and B Shares: Country Risk in the Chinese Stock Market,” coauthored with Y. Zhang, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 15:44-59 (2004).

The Impact of SFAS No. 114 on the Linear Information Dynamic for Commercial Banks,” coauthored with Y. He, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 23:313-328 (2004).

“Ownership Structure and Accounting Information: Evidence from France,” coauthored with B. Reyes, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 18:223-246 (2007).

“International Variation in Bank Accounting Information Content,” coauthored with Y. He, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 19:236-260 (2008).

“A Comparison between One-Tier and Two-Tier Board Structures in France”, coauthored with B. Reyes, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 21: 279-310 (2010).

“An Investment Strategy Based on Value Line’s Dual-Rank System”, coauthored with Y. Zhang, Journal of Investing, 20 (Winter):40-49 (2011).

“Performance Evaluation of Hospitals’ Emergency Departments Using a Modified American Productivity and Quality Center Approach”, coauthored with D. Paul III, International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development, 3(4):34-47 (2012).

“The Value in Using IT-Directed Investor Relationship Management”, coauthored with F. Bezzina, M. Hellmich, P. Lele, R.W. Klein and S. Grima, ISACA Journal, Volume 4 (online) 2013.

“The Accounting Implication of Banking Deregulation: An Event Study of Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (1999)”, coauthored with Y. He, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 42:449-468 (2014).

“Potential Impact of IT-Directed Investor Relationship Management on Employment”, coauthored with F. Bezzina, S. Grima, P. Kattuman, R.W. Klein, and P. Lele, ISACA Journal, Volume 4 (online) 2014.

“Sustainability and Firm Valuation: An International Investigation”, coauthored with M. Yu, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 3:289-307 (2015).

Strengthening Value and Risk Culture Using a Real-Time Logical Tool”, coauthored with S. Grima, R.W. Klein, F. Bezzina, and P. Lele, ISACA Journal, Volume 3 (online) 2016.

Awards
  • Scholarship Award of Leon Hess Business School, Monmouth University, 2003
  • Finalist for Institute of Management Accountants Doctorate Dissertation Award, 1994
  • B. E. Needles, Jr. Doctoral Fellowship, Texas Tech University, 1993
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Texas Tech University, 1990-92
  • J. F. Riddle Fellowship, Yale School of Management, 1987