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Haozhe (Michael) Song

Specialisms

  • "Managerial Opportunism Behind CSR Activities and Possible Mechanisms to Boost Capital Market Confidence on Social and Environmental Disclosures"

Haozhe (Michael) Song is a PhD student at BISA, Henley Business School. He has received a BA in Accounting (Hons) with "Dean's Award of The Best Academic Performance" from Henley Business School; a BSc in Accounting (Hons) with the best overall academic performance from Beijing Institute of Technology; an MSc in Accounting (Hons) with "Award of The Best Overall Academic Performance" and "Award of The Best Dissertation" from Durham University Business School.

Academic Area: Accounting and Financial Management

Supervisor(s): Professor Gunnar Rimmel, Dr Stephanie Liu

As a PhD candidate at BISA, Michael is currently working on a research project regarding "Managerial Opportunism Behind CSR Activities and Possible Mechanisms to Boost Capital Market Confidence on Social and Environmental Disclosures".
His research interests are mainly in the areas of:

• Corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance

• Sustainability (social and environmental) disclosures

• Assurance on non-financial reporting

• Financial reporting quality

Michael welcomes discussions and cooperation on these research areas.

Publications:

Song, H. and Rimmel, G. (2021). Heterogeneity in CSR Activities: Is CSR investment monotonically associated with earnings quality? Accounting Forum, 45(1), 1-29. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01559982.2020.1810428