Forester Wong

Assistant Professor of Accounting
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PhD, Columbia University

Forester joined the Leventhal School of Accounting in 2016. His research uses a combination of unique settings, big data, and emerging technology to understand the role of corporate governance and information frictions in both developed and emerging economies. He studies developed economies to understand how different corporate governance mechanisms can be used to mitigate agency conflicts. His work in emerging economies is designed to understand how information frictions are created and how they can be overcome.

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Forester Wong, Shiva Rajgopal, Suraj Srinivasan () "Bank boards: What has changed since the crisis? ,".
Jung Koo Kang, Lorien Stice-Lawrence, Forester Wong () "The Firm Next Door: Using Satellite Images to Study Local Information Advantage ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  59, 713-750.
Forester Wong, Alon Kalay, Rodrigo Verdi () "Why do Foreign Investors Demand Comparability? Evidence from Unsponsored ADRs ,".
Forester Wong () "Wolves at the Door: A Closer Look at Hedge Fund Activism ,"  Management Science  66, 2291-2799.
Forester Wong, April Klein, Anthony Saunders () "Is there a “Quid Pro Quo” between Hedge Funds and Sell-Side Equity Analysts? ,"  Journal of Portfolio Management  45, 117-132.
Colleen Honigsberg, Robert Jackson, Yu Ting Forester Wong () "Reprint: Individual Investors and Mandatory Disclosure from the JOBS Act ,"  Corporate Practice Commentator  59.
Forester Wong, Colleen Honigsberg, Robert Jackson () "Individual Investors and Mandatory Disclosure from the JOBS Act ,"  Washington University Law Review  93.