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Minye (Michael) Tang

Minye (Michael) Tang

Assistant Professor
School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 360
Miami, FL 33199


Curriculum Vitae

“As a relatively new member of the COB faculty, the faculty fellow role allows me to have more meaningful interactions with people outside my department and to learn more about the administrative operation of the college," said Michael Tang, assistant professor at the FIUSchool of Accounting. "I am thrilled to have these opportunities to bring my previous faculty experience and knowledge from NYU, as well as my international background and my passion for multi-culturalism, to make my contribution to the rapid growth of FIU in its efforts to boost its community outreach and global impact. 


  • Ph.D. in Accounting
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
  • BA in International Finance
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • MS in Accounting
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Areas of Expertise

  • capital markets; financial analysts; institutional investors; behavioral finance
  • corporate finance; corporate governance; insider trading;
  • financial reporting and disclosure; earnings expectation management;

Professional Activities

Dr. Michael (Minye) Tang joined Florida International University (FIU) as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in August 2020. Prior to joining FIU, he worked at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor for eight years. His research focuses on the interactions between managers and capital market participants (such as financial analysts) in communicating financial information, with particular interests in the uncertainty aspect, the multi-period process, and the human factor, that jointly shape earnings expectations. His research papers have been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review (TAR), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Review of Accounting Studies (RAST), Accounting, Organizations and Society (AOS), The International Journal of Accounting (TJIA) and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF). He has also reviewed papers for most of these journals as well as for Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Journal of Accounting Research (JAR), Management Science (MS), among many other journals. He is currently serving as a member on the editorial board of The International Journal of Accounting. 

Dr. Tang received his B.A. in Finance from Fudan University in Shanghai; his M.S. in Applied Economics, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration majoring in Accounting, from University of Rochester, Simon School of Business. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Tang worked in management consulting, at both McKinsey and Mercer, and in investment banking at China International Capital Corp. (CICC). He has also completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) curriculum and is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). He has been named as NIRI's 30 under 40 Outsanding Young IR Professionals Class of 2021 for his research and teaching related to investor relations. 

Courses Taught

  • Accounting for Decisions
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

Refereed Journal Articles

Tang, M.


Consistency in Management Earnings Guidance Patterns .

The International Journal of Accounting

, 57(1)


(Accepted) View Article

Tang, M., & Xin, C. (2022). Asymmetric Timing of Gain and Loss Recognition and Insider Trading Profitability. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. (Accepted) View Article

Tang, M., Luo, J., Ronen, J., & Shalev, R.


Annual Earnings Guidance and the Smoothing of Analysts’ Multi-Period Forecasts.

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance


(In Press) View Article

Tang, M., Wang, R., & Zhou, Y.


Labor Market Mobility and Expectation Management: Evidence from Enforceability of Non?Compete Provisions.

Contemporary Accounting Research

, 38(2)


View Article

Tang, M., & Venkataraman, S. (2018). How Patterns of Past Guidance Provision Affect Investors’ Judgments: The Joint Effect of Guidance Frequency and Guidance Pattern Consistency. The Accounting Review, 93(3). View Article

Tang, M., & Zhang, L. (2018). Range has it: Decoding the information content of forecast ranges. Review of Accounting Studies, 23. View Article

Tang, M., & Yao, L. (2017). The Impact of Economy-wide Sentiment on Analysts’ Research Activities. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 34(3). View Article

Tang, M., Zhang, L., & Zarowin, P. (2015). How Do Analysts Interpret Management Range Forecasts? Accounting, Organizations and Society, 42. View Article

Biz News

NIRI Announces 30 under 40 Outstanding Young IR Professionals. - 25 May 2021 Read More

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