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Hu, Wenqian

Wenqian Hu

PhD Candidate
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Academic Area(s):
Behavioral research in managerial accounting
Research Master in Accounting, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
BS in Accounting, Fudan University, China

Wenqian Hu is currently a job market candidate in Accounting from Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech (2021-2022 job market). Her current research interests focus on behavioral research in management accounting. 

Her job market paper focuses on the intersection of information technology and management control systems and compares algorithmic and human decision-making to better understand how and why employees respond to managers’ use of discretionary rewards. In two other working papers, she has studied incentive schemes and employee creativity in different organizational settings. Additionally, she has served as ad hoc reviewer for Accounting, Organizations and Society, and received the Outstanding Reviewer Award in MAS Midyear Meeting in three consecutive years (2019 - 2021). 

Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Wenqian earned her Research Master in Accounting from Tilburg University. She did her undergraduate in Accounting at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Before academia, she also worked at Bain & Company and Allianz Group in Shanghai, China.