May Hall


      Professor (by courtesy)


      Pingyang Gao is Area Head and Professor of Accounting and Law at HKU Business School.  He received his Ph.D. at Yale University and had been on the faculty of Chicago Booth during 2008-2020 and a visiting professor at Yale in the fall of 2019.  His research focuses on important public policy and securities regulation issues with respect to capital markets and corporate governance. His research has been published in all top accounting journals. He is a recipient of the American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award and several Best Paper awards at conferences. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting Research and regularly reviews papers for major journals in accounting, finance, and economics.