School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Jean Zhang
Assistant Professor
Area: Accounting

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B3139
Phone: (804) 828-7193
Fax: (804) 828-8884
Email: jxzhang@vcu.edu
Teaching Interests: International Accounting (Graduate) and Managerial Accounting (Undergraduate)
Research Interests: Governance, performance measurement, compensation, and debt contracting.

Jean X. Zhang obtained her doctoral degree in Accounting from The George Washington University, her MS in Accounting from University of Virginia and her BBA in Accounting from The College of William and Mary.  Her primary research interests include governance, performance measurement, compensation, and debt contracting. She has published in academic journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, European Journal of Operational Research, and Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems.
Research
Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
Zhang, J. X., Rich, K. T. (2016). Municipal Audit Committees and Fiscal Policies . (vol. 28(4), pp.436-466). Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management.
Rich, K. T., Roberts, B., Zhang, J. X. (2016). Linguistic Tone of Municipal Management Discussion and Analysis Disclosures and Future Financial Reporting Delays. (vol. 13(2), pp.93-107). Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting.
Zhang, J. X., Dorminey , J., Wier, B. (2016). Types of Firm-initiated Clawback Provisions and Short- and Long-term Cost of Debt. (vol. 12 (1), pp.54-79). Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research.
Wang, W., Wang, L., Lan, Y., Zhang, J. X. (2016). Competitive Difference Analysis of the One-Way Trading Problem with Limited Information. (vol. 252 (3), pp.879-887). European Journal of Operational Research.
Rich, K. T., Zhang, J. X. (2016). Municipal Accounting Restatements and Top Financial Manager Turnover. (vol. 28(2), pp.222-249.). Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management.
Rich, K. T., Zhang, J. X. (2015). Unfunded Public Pension Liabilities and Local Citizen Oversight. (vol. 29 (1), pp.23-39). Accounting Horizons.
Lan, Y., Ball, M. O., Karaesmen, I. Z., Zhang, J. X., Liu, G. X. (2015). Analysis of Seat Allocation and Overbooking Decisions with Hybrid Information. (vol. 240 (2), pp.493-504). European Journal of Operational Research.
Wang, H., Zhang, J. X., Li, F. (2014). Worst-case performance guarantees of scheduling algorithms maximizing weighted throughput in energy-harvesting networks. (vol. 4 (3), pp.172-182). Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems.
Rich, K. T., Zhang, J. X. (2014). Does Audit Committee Monitoring Matter in the Government Sector? Evidence from Municipal Internal Control Quality. (vol. 3 (1), pp.58- 80). Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting.
Baber, W. R., Gore, A. K., Rich, K. T., Zhang, J. X. (2013). Accounting Restatements, Governance, and Municipal Debt Financing. (vol. 56 (2-3), pp.212-227). Journal of Accounting & Economics.