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  • Associate Professor

    Accounting & Finance Department
    Room 402 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4

    T: 204-474-9331
    F: 204-474-7545


Dr. Wenxia Ge, CPA, CGA, obtained her PhD degree from McGill University and Master’s Degree from Xiamen University, China. Prior to pursuing her academic career, she worked at China Construction Bank, Shanghai.

She is Associate Editor of both the Asian Review of Accounting and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics. She also serves on the Editorial Board of Advances in Accounting. She has reviewed papers for many academic journals, including Accounting Horizons, British Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of International Accounting Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Review of Accounting Studies, among others.

Her research interests include financial reporting and disclosures, debt financing, corporate governance, executive compensation, auditing, and corporate social responsibility. Her research was funded by the SSHRC Insight Development Grant, CPA Canada-CAAA Research Grant, and several internal research grants. She is a recipient of the CPA Manitoba Research Fellowship, Associates’ Achievement Award for Research, Asper Re-Action Award, AAA International Accounting Section Excellence in Reviewing Award, and Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Asian Review of Accounting.

Selected Publications

Ge, W., Kang, T., Song, B.Y., & Zhou, G. Audit profession development and bank loan contracting. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming

Ge, W., & Kim, J.-B. 2020. How does the executive pay gap influence audit fees? The roles of R&D investment and institutional ownership. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 47 (5-6), 677-707.

Ge, W., Kim, J.-B., Li, T., & Li, Y. 2018. Operations in offshore financial centers and loan syndicate structure. Journal of Empirical Finance, 45, 157-180.

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.