Kai Du is an Assistant Professor at Penn State University. His research focuses on financial accounting, disclosure, and information acquisition.
Kai received a PhD in accounting from Yale. He was a Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, a Harry and Heesun You Fellow at Yale, and a Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Faculty Fellow.
Kai's recent research focuses on an empirical investigation of information acquisition by various economic agents. He is also interested in providing new explanations on the relationship between accounting information and stock returns. He also has research interests in auditing and sustainability reporting.
Ph D, Accounting, Yale University, 2012
M Phil, Accounting, Yale University, 2010
MA, Accounting, Yale University, 2010
MA, Economics, Georgetown University, 2007
BA, Finance, Peking University, 2004
ACCTG 590 – Colloquium (Variable)
Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
ACCTG 471 – Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3)
Theory and practice issues in income concepts and value measurement; GAAP; revenues, costs, assets, liabilities, and equities.