Professor Jilnaught Wong

BCom MCom PhD Auck., FCA FCPA

Biography

Jilnaught Wong was appointed as Professor of Financial Accounting in 1992. Prior to this, Jilnaught was on the faculty of the University of Auckland from 1981 to 1988, and from 1988 to 1992 worked in merchant and investment banking.

He has held visiting appointments at the University of Southern California, and from 1996 to 1999, served as Editor of the journal, Accounting and Finance.

Jilnaught's teaching interest is in financial accounting. His research interests include contracting and agency issues in financial accounting, earnings management and corporate governance. His research in understanding the effect that the political process has on firms' accounting decisions, which has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, has been particularly influential.

Special interests:

  • Accounting policy choice
  • Financial accounting

Teaching | Current

2012 BusAdmin 765 Finance

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Jeter, D. C. (2016). The Economics of Accounting for Property Leases. Accounting Horizons, 30 (2), 239-254. 10.2308/acch-51386
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30329
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Li, Y. W. (2015). Lobbying on NZ IAS 12 following the 2010 Budget. New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy, 21 (4), 462-484. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30330
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Willow Yangliu Li, Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Jeter, D. C. (2013). Asset Specificity and the Ownership of Buildings. Nashville: Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.10.2139/ssrn.2321724
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Debra Jeter, Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Naiker, V. (2011). Comprehensive versus partial deferred tax liabilities and equity market values. Accounting and Finance, 51 (4), 1087-1106. 10.1111/j.1467-629X.2011.00430.x
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Naiker, V. (2011). Comprehensive versus partial deferred tax liabilities and equity market values. Accounting and Finance
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., & Wong, N. (2010). Voluntary disclosure of operating income. Accounting and Finance, 50 (1), 221-239. 10.1111/j.1467-629X.2009.00319.x
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/14538
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Norman Wong
  • Wong, J., Wong, N., & Naiker, V. (2010). Comprehensive versus Partial Deferred Tax and Equity Market Values. Auckland: Faculty of Business & Economic, University of Auckland. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/10418
  • Wong, N., Watson, S. M., Huggins, D., & Wong, J. (2010). It's still not fair: Distortions in scaling of acceptances of partial offers under the Takeovers Code. New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, 16 (1), 27-39.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Susan Watson

Contact details

Primary office location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 5, Room 509
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand