PhD in Social Science & Economics, the University of Manchester
Msc in Accounting & Finance, the University of Manchester
BBA, Hong Kong Lingnan University
LCCI III Accounting
Lecturer in Accounting & Finance, University of Birmingham since Sept 2003.
Visiting research, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Sept to Nov. 2010.
0718372 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis for Under Graduate Year 3 students
0715855 International Financial Statement Analysis for MSc in International Accounting & Finance students
0715443 Financial Statement Analysis for MBA students
Current students: 1 (2013-date)
Recent research interests are in capital market-based accounting research, corporate restructuring, earnings management, financial analysts' earnings forecasts and International Financial Reporting Standard.
Member of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)
Mamber of Special Interest Groups in Corporate Governance, and Financial Accounting and Reporting, BAFA,
Current administration duties:
Admission Tutor for Msc Accounting & Finance
Information Resources Representative
MSc Accounting & Finance Review Responsibility
Mak, C. Y., Strong N. C. and Walker M. “Conditional earnings conservatism and corporate refocusing activities.” Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 49, No.4, September 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-679X.2011.00414.x
Mak, C. Y., Strong N. C. and Walker M. (August 2008). Earnings conservatism and corporate refocusing activities - March 2006 version, at research fund project of Centre for Business Performance, ICAEW - Understanding the earnings reporting practices ofUKfirms and their interactions with analysts’ earning forecasts.