M.H. Franco Wong
M.H. Franco Wong is CPA Ontario Professor of Financial Accounting at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
He earned his Ph.D. degree in accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. and M.A. in economics from the University of Lethbridge and Simon Fraser University, respectively. Professor Wong has also taught at the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business (now Booth), and INSEAD. During the 2013–2014 academic year, he was president of the Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America.
Professor Wong’s research focuses on the production and dissemination of accounting information and the use of accounting information for valuation and contracting purposes. He has examined financial reporting issues about derivatives financial instruments, internet companies, employee stock options, share repurchases, earnings management, real investment effects of accounting, and equity research analysts. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and The Accounting Review. Professor Wong has given over 100 presentations at numerous business schools and conferences around the world. Between 2007 and 2013, he co-organised eight academic conferences in Canada, China, and France.
Professor Wong has taught financial accounting and financial statement analysis to undergraduate and MBA students. He has received several awards for teaching excellence at the Haas School of Business and Rotman School of Management.