Hwee Tan

Assistant Professor, Accounting


Room: WMC 3379

Phone: 778.782.8899

Email: hwee_cheng_tan@sfu.ca


BAcc(Hons) (NUS); SM(MIT); PhD(Alberta), CA (Singapore), CFA


I have taught in universities in Australia, Brunei, Canada and Singapore. My main areas of teaching are financial accounting, managerial accounting and financial statement analysis. My research employs both experimental and archival methods to investigate issues in financial reporting. 

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Tan, H., & Mayorga, D. (2020). Investors' interpretations of imprecise standards and their perceptions of earnings management by reputable companies. Behavioral Research in Accounting. http://doi.org/10.2308/bria-19-009

Tan, H. (2019). Using a structured collaborative learning approach in a case-based management accounting course. Journal of Accounting Education, 49, 100638. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccedu.2019.100638

He, W., Tan, H. C., & Wong, L. (2018). Return windows and the value relevance of earnings. Accounting and Finance. http://doi.org/10.1111/acfi.12392

Tan, H. C., & Trotman, K. T. (2018). Information processing biases in impairment decisions: Effect of reversibility of impairment losses and disclosure transparency. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 30(2), 77-94. http://doi.org/10.2308/bria-52042

Tan, H. C., & Sidhu, B. (2012). Sources of earnings variability and their effect on earnings corecasts. Accounting and Finance, 52(s1), 343-371. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-629X.2011.00444.x

Trotman, K. T., Tan, H. C., & Ang, N. (2011). Fifty-year overview of judgment and decision-making research in accounting. Accounting and Finance, 51(1), 278-360. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-629X.2010.00398.x

Sidhu, B., & Tan, H. C. (2011). The performance of equity analysts during the global financial crisis. Australian Accounting Review, 21(1), 32-43. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1835-2561.2010.00116.x