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Yaqi Shi

Assistant Professor, Managerial Accounting and Control

Contact Information


  • Emerging Markets
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • International Corporate Governance
  • Cross Listing

Research Publications

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Yaqi Shi is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. She earned an Honours B.E. in Accounting (China), an MBA (China) and a Ph.D. in Accounting (Concordia University).

Professor Shi previously taught at Concordia University, where she was nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award. During her Ph.D. study, she received many honours, including Doctoral Fellowship of Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council (SSHRC), and Research Fellow of American Accounting Association (AAA) Doctoral Consortium. Prior to her Ph.D. education, she worked as an accountant for Huaneng Power International Inc. (China), a world-leading power generating company.

Dr. Shi's research interests focus on international accounting and corporate governance issues. Presently, she is conducting research on voluntary disclosure for international firms. She is also intrigued by emerging markets issues, and hopes to help decipher the economic myth in emerging economies.


  • Managerial Accounting and Control
  • HBA Core Course


  • Honors BE, China
  • MBA, China
  • PhD, Concordia University
  • CPA

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Foerster, SR, Sapp, S, Shi, YN, 2014, "The Effect of Voluntary Disclosure on Firm Risk and Firm Value: Evidence from Management Earnings Forecasts", Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting 12: 179 - 213.
  • Shi, YN, Kim, JB, Magnan, M, 2014, "Voluntary Disclosure, Legal Institutions and Firm Valuation: Evidence from U.S. Cross-Listed Foreign Firms", Journal of International Accounting Research 13(2): 57 - 85.
  • Shi, YN, Magnan, M, Kim, JB, 2012, "Do Countries Matter for Voluntary Disclosure? Evidence from Cross-listed Firms in the U.S.", Journal of International Business Studies 43(2): 143 - 165.
  • Kim, J, Shi, YN, 2011, "Voluntary Disclosure and the Cost of Capital: Evidence from Management Earnings Forecasts", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 30(4): 348 - 366.

For more publications please see our Research Database


  • Lecturer, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
  • Accountant, Huaneng Power International Inc.

Research/Course Development

  • International Accounting
  • Corporate Disclosure and Transparency
  • The Role of Financial Information in Firm Valuation
  • Emerging Markets