Wei Jiang

Wei Jiang

Dr, Senior Lecturer in Accounting

  • 4.046 Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth Street West


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Dr Wei Jiang is currently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of Accounting at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Wei’s research investigates the use of accounting information by capital market participants, and the effects of corporate governance on firm performance and corporate policies. Her work has been published in a number of international peer-reviewed academic journals and the ‘Forbes’ online magazine. Wei sits on the editorial board of Accounting and Business Research, and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for a number of journals in the accounting, finance and management fields. Wei is currently a member of the Academic Advisory Group at the UK Endorsement Board.

Prior to joining Alliance Manchester Business School, Wei held a position as an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Warwick Business School, the University of Warwick.  Wei was a Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award Scholar for her PhD studies at the University of Manchester. Wei has experience teaching accounting courses (e.g., financial reporting and financial statement analysis)  at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  

Research Interests

Market-based accounting research, loss-making firms, dividends, corporate governance, CSR

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

External positions

External Examiner, The University of Sheffield

Academic Advisory Group Member, UK Endorsement Board

External Examiner, University of Liverpool


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