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Edith Leung is an associate professor in the Department of Business Economics and head of the section Accounting, Auditing and Control. She joined Erasmus School of Economics in 2013 after finishing her PhD at Tilburg University and her resesarch visit at Chicago Booth as a PhD student. Her research focuses on disclosures, regulation and inter-firm relationships. Her work has been published in i.a., Journal of Accounting Research and  The Accounting Review. She was awarded a NWO Veni Grant of 250,000 euros for her project on non-GAAP disclosures ("Disclosures of Alternative Performance Metrics: Misleading or Informative?") in 2016.

Her teaching has included the undergraduate course intermediate financial accounting for our second-year bachelor students and master seminars on financial accounting and auditing research. Outside of Erasmus School of Economics, Edith is on the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association, where she is responsible for the selection of academic papers for the Financial Analysis section of the Annual Congress, the largest European conference for accounting scholars.



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