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Shujun Ding

Ding, Shujun
Full Professor
Telfer Excellence Fellow
B.A. (Renmin University of China), M.A. (Renmin University of China), Ph.D. (U of Calgary)
DMS 7115
613-562-5800 x 4688
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Professor Shujun Ding received a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in accounting from the Renmin University of China. He graduated with a Ph.D. in accounting from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in 2007. Before joining the Telfer School of Management in July 2011, he worked as an assistant professor at York University (Toronto, Canada).

Teaching Areas and Research Interests

Professor Ding teaches both management and financial accounting. His main research interests include judgment and decision-making in accounting contexts, corporate governance, and accounting and finance issues in small business. His recent work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, and the Journal of Business Ethics.

Research Areas

Publications during the last 7 years

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Ben Amar, W., Chen, Q., Ding, S. and Quon, T.K.S. 2022. The Impact of Accounting Information and its Quality on Government Funding to Nonprofit Organizations. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.
  • De Massis, A., Ding, S., Kotlar, J. and Wu, Z. 2018. Family Involvement and R&D Expenses in the Context of Weak Property Rights Protection: An Examination of Non-State-Owned Listed Companies in Chin. The European Journal of Finance, 24(16): 1506-1527.
  • Cui, V., Ding, S., Liu, M. and Wu, Z. 2018. Revisiting the Effect of Family Involvement on Corporate Social Responsibility: A Behavioral Agency Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 152(1): 291-309.
  • Chen, Q., Ding, S., Jia, C. and Wu, Z. 2017. What Happens When Firms Break Promises? The Case of Information Credibility. The European Journal of Finance, 23(7-9): 606-635.
  • Ni, N., Chen, Q., Ding, S. and Wu, Z. 2017. Professionalization and Cost Efficiency of Fundraising in Charitable Organizations: The Case of Charitable Foundations in China. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 28(2): 773-797.
  • Ding, S., Jia, C., Wu, Z. and Yuan, W. 2017. Limited Attention by Lenders and Small Business Debt Financing: Advertising as Attention Grabber. International Review of Financial Analysis, 49(January): 69-82.
  • Chen, Q., Ding, S., Wu, Z. and Yang, F. 2016. Family Control, International Accounting Standards, and Access to Foreign Banks: Evidence from International Entrepreneurial Firms. Journal of Small Business Management, 54(2): 598-621.
  • Ding, S., Liu, M. and Wu, Z. 2016. Financial Reporting Quality and External Debt Financing Constraints: The Case of Privately Held Firms. Abacus, 52(3): 351-373.
  • McWatters, C.S., Chen, Q., Ding, S., Hou, W. and Wu, Z. 2016. Family Business Development in Mainland China from 1872 to 1949. Business History, 58(3): 408-432.
  • Ding, S., Qu, B. and Wu, Z. 2016. Family Control, Socioemotional Wealth, and Governance Environment: The Case of Bribes. Journal of Business Ethics, 136(3): 639-654.
  • Wu, Z., Ding, S., Li, Y.T. and Jia, C. 2016. A Separate Monitoring Organ and Disclosure of Firm-Specific Information. The European Journal of Finance, 22(4-6): 371-392.
  • Ding, S., Jia, C. and Wu, Z. 2016. Mutual Fund Activism and Market Regulation during the Pre-IFRS Period: The Case of Earnings Informativeness in China from an Ethical Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 138(4): 765-785.
  • Ding, S., Jia, C., Wu, Z. and Yuan, W. 2016. Environmental Management Under Subnational Institutional Constraints. Journal of Business Ethics, 134(4): 631-648.

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2022-2024 SSHRC Insight Grant Sustainable Inventory Management: The Role of Taxes in Corporate Inventory Donations R C Co-I $ 69,425
2018-2020 SSHRC Insight Development Grant Impact Investing by Private Foundations R C Co-I $ 65,372


C: Contract (R and D) | E: Equipment Grant | R: Research Grant | S: Support Award | P: Pedagogical Grant | O: Other, U: Unknown

C: Granting Councils | G: Government | F: Foundations | I: UO Internal Funding | O: Other | U: Unknown

PI = Principal Investigator | Co-I = Co-Investigator | Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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