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Di Yang

Assistant Professor, Managerial Accounting and Control

Di Yang

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  • Behavioral accounting research
  • Management control system
  • Incentive compensation

Di Yang is an Assistant Professor in Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. She obtained her Ph.D. in Accounting from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research examines the impacts of economic and psychological factors on employees’ motivation and decisions in different organizational contexts, with a focus on how management control systems influence collaboration in team settings. Prior to joining Ivey, Di was a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor equivalent in Australia) at the University of New South Wales.


  • HBA1: Accounting and Financial Fundamentals


  • Ph.D. in Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of South Carolina
  • BBA in Accountancy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Honours & Awards

  • 2017 ABO Research Conference Outstanding Manuscript Award
  • 2017 AAA Southeast Region Meeting Best DSFI Student Paper Award

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