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Curriculum Vitae Dr Koh Wei Chern
Senior Lecturer
UniSIM College
: +65 6248 0156
Email : [email protected]
Education Qualifications
PhD (Accounting), University of Illinois, USA
BAcc (1st Class Honours), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Academic and Professional Experience
2008 - 2013
Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2002 - 2008
Senior Tutor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
2000 - 2002
Tax Manager, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Singapore
Membership and Professional Activities
2013 - Current
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (CA Singapore)
2010 - 2013
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA Singapore)
2003 - Current
American Accounting Association (Member)
Research Interests
• Economic Consequences of Accounting Choices
• Executive Compensation
• Voluntary Disclosures
Selected Publications
What Drives Firms’ Decisions to Lobby and Determinants of Their Lobbying Positions: Evidence from Firms’
Comment Letter Submissions during FASB’s Stock Option Expensing Proposal, International Journal of
Accounting (March 2011), 46, 1: 1-24.
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An analysis of the Impact of the Lease Exposure Draft on Lessees’ Leverage Ratios, Institute of Singapore
Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Journal (September 2013), with Patricia Mui Siang Tan.
Accounting for AFS Debt Securities Using the Effective Interest Method under FRS 39, Institute of Singapore
Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Journal (April 2014), with Eng Juan Ng and Teck Min Choo.
Newspaper Articles:
Proposed accounting standard reopens buy versus lease debate. Business Times, 8 April 2014, with Teck
Min Choo and Kin Yew Low.
A Practical Guide to Financial Reporting Standards (Singapore) - 5th Edition, with Ng Eng Juan, Choo Teck
Min and Low Kin Yew
Case Studies:
Space & Light Studios: Cost Volume Profit Analysis & The Business of Yoga, Case Study, NTU Asian
Business Case Centre, 2014, with Wei Hwa Chua and Beng Geok Wee.
Updated 21 October 2014
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