University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business - Wenxia Ge
Wenxia Ge
Wenxia Ge
Position Associate Professor
Department Accounting & Finance
Office 402 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-9331
Fax (204) 474-7545


Dr. Ge joined the Asper School of Business in 2009. She earned her PhD degree (major in accounting) from McGill University and Master’s Degree (major in accounting) from Xiamen University, China. Prior to pursuing her academic career, she worked at China Construction Bank, Shanghai.

Her research interests include financial reporting and disclosures, debt financing, corporate governance, executive compensation, and auditing. She has presented her research at primary academic conferences, and reviewed papers for many academic journals, including Abacus, Accounting Horizons, European Accounting Review, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of International Accounting Research, and others.

Dr. Ge is a recipient of the SSHRC Insight Development Grant (co-applicant), CPA Canada-CAAA: Financial Accounting, Assurance & Tax Research Grant (principal investigator), URGP Research Grant (principal investigator), CARE Research Grant (principal investigator), CPA Manitoba Research Fellowship, and Associates Achievement Award for Research.

Dr. Ge has taught Introductory Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting – Assets, Advanced Financial Accounting, and Accounting Theory at the Asper School.

Professional Designation

  • CPA, CGA

Editorial Boards

  • Associate Editor, Asian Review of Accounting
  • Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics

Selected Publications

Ge, W., Kim, J.-B., Li, T., & Li, Y. Operations in offshore financial centers and loan syndicate structure. Accepted by Journal of Empirical Finance, forthcoming.

Ge, W., Kim, J.-B., Li, T., & Li, Y. 2016. Offshore operations and bank loan contracting: Evidence from firms that set up subsidiaries in offshore financial centers. Journal of Corporate Finance, 37: 335-355.

Ge, W. & Liu, M. 2015. Corporate social responsibility and the cost of corporate bonds. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 34 (6): 597-624.

Ge, W. & Kim, J.-B. 2014. Real earnings management and the cost of new corporate bonds. Journal of Business Research 67(4): 641-647.

Ge, W. & Kim, J.-B. 2014. Boards, takeover protection, and real earnings management. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 43 (4), 651-682.

Ge, W., Kim, J.-B. & Song, B. Y. 2012. Internal governance, legal institutions and bank loan contracting around the world. Journal of Corporate Finance 18 (3): 413-432.

Ge, W. & Whitmore, G. A. 2010. Binary response and logistic regression in recent accounting research publications: A methodological note. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 34 (1): 81-93.