Dr Chun Yu Mak

 

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

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Contact details

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 2547

Fax +44 (0) 121 414 6678

Email c.y.mak@bham.ac.uk

Birmingham Business School
University House
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Qualifications

Ph.D in Social Science & Economics, the University of Manchester
MSc. in Accounting & Finance, the University of Manchester
BBA., Hong Kong Lingnan University

LCCI III Accounting 

Biography

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance, University of Birmingham since Sept 2003.

Visiting research, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Sept to Nov. 2010.

Winner of University 21 candidate on 2nd Dec 2013

Member of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).

Member of Special Interest Groups in Corporate Governance, and Financial Accounting and Reporting, BAFA. 

Teaching

Teaching commitments:

0703004, Advanced Accounting Theory & Policy (compulsory module, for BSc in Accounting & Finance final year students, teach one topic – Capital Market Research in Accounting, two hours)

0718372 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

(optional module, for BSc in Accounting & Finance final year students, module leader, since 2005.)

0715855 International Financial Statement Analysis

(optional module, for MSc Accounting & Finance students, module leader, since 2004.)

0715443 Financial Statement Analysis

(optional module, for MBA full time, since 2011)

Taught modules:

0703042 Financial Statement Analysis

(optional model, for MBA students, 2004)

0714912Special Topics in Finance

(optional module, for MSc Accounting & Finance students, share with my colleague,  from 2004 to 2009)

0708202 Managerial Finance

(optional module, for BSc in Business Management, 2nd year students, in 2010)

Postgraduate supervision

  • 1 first supervision

  • 1 second supervision

Research

  • Capital market research in accounting
  • Quality of financial analysts’ forecasts
  • International Financial Reporting Standard and accounting information quality
  • Corporate restructuring activities

Other activities

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: 

  • Programme Director of MSc. in International Accounting & Finance
  • Programme Review Responsibility of MSc. in International Accounting & Finance Review
  • Information Resources Representative

Publications

Journal articles

Mak, C. Y. “Do market predictions affect its reaction to UK listed industrial firms’ corporate refocusing announcements?”  British Accounting Review, 2014, forthcoming.

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

Report

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 of UK firms and their interactions with analysts’ earnings forecasts. 

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