A/PROF Flora Kuang

A/PROF Flora Kuang


  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation and performance evaluation
  • Social networks and social capital



  • Yu (Flora) Kuang is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Melbourne. She earned her PhD in Accounting from Tilburg University. She received her Research Master's degree in Accounting from the CentER graduate school, Tilburg University and a Bachelor's degree from Renmin University of China. She worked as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at VU University Amsterdam after PhD graduation and became tenured in 2014.

    Flora serves on the leadership and staff team of Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation. She is a member of the Center of Asian Business and Economics (CABE).

    Flora is an Associate Editor at the Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting (2017-). She is an ad-hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Science, Journal of Corporate Finance, The European Accounting Review, Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, Management Accounting Research etc. Flora has been awarded "Outstanding Reviewer" by Journal of Corporate Finance.


Member of

  • AFAANZ. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand 2016 -
  • AAA. American Accounting Association member 2008 -
  • EAA. European Accounting Association member 2005 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • Ph.D., Tilburg University 2007
  • M.Sc., Tilburg University 2003
  • B.Sc., Renmin University of China 1999

Awards and honors

  • Best Paper Award, AFAANZ 2018, Auckland, 2018
  • Faculty Research Grant, the University of Melbourne, 2016
  • Dean’s Certificate for Research Excellence for 2015, the University of Melbourne, 2015


Available for supervision

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