• Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.


Faculty Profiles


Su, Xijia

Dr. Su Xijia joined China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) as professor of accounting in July 2010. Now, he is Professor Emeritus at CEIBS. Prior to joining CEIBS, Dr. Su spent fourteen years on the faculty at City University of Hong Kong as Associate Professor & Associate Head in Department of Accountancy.

Dr. Su received his Ph.D. in Administration from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, his master degree and bachelor degree from Xiamen University, both in Economics. His diversified research interest in accounting, auditing and corporate governance with current focus on China related issues. Research topics include corporate governance in family firms, auditor switch and rotation, auditing quality, and earnings management.

Dr. Su’s work has been published in The Journal of Practice and Theory, Asian Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economic, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, The International Journal of Accounting, China Accounting and Finance Review, Journal of International Accounting Research, International Journal of Auditing, Contemporary Accounting Research and so on.

  • 1996 Ph.D. in Administration, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • 1989 Xiamen University, China. Master of Economics and Ph.D. (uncompleted)
  • 1982 Xiamen University, China, Bachelor of Economics, accounting.
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Accounting and Auditing in China
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting & Corporate Governance Issues in China
  • International Financial Statement Analysis
Auditor Changes Following a Big 4 Merger with a Local Chinese Firm (Chen, Jieping & Su, Xijia & Xi Wu), Auditing, A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2010