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Forester Wong

  • Assistant Professor of Accounting

Forester joined the Leventhal School of Accounting in 2016. His research uses a combination of unique settings, big data, and emerging technology to understand the role of corporate governance and information frictions in both developed and emerging economies. He studies developed economies to understand how different corporate governance mechanisms can be used to mitigate agency conflicts. His work in emerging economies is designed to understand how information frictions are created and how they can be overcome.

Forester Wong

Areas of Expertise

Acquisition Costs
Big Data
Corporate Governance
Cross Listing
Emerging Markets
Forced Technology Transfer
Hedge Fund Activists
Information Frictions
Insider Trading


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