Foong Soon Cheong

Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting
Foong Soon Cheong
Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting

Foong Soon Cheong holds a PhD from Yale University, and has degrees in electrical engineering and high performance computing from the National University of Singapore.

His research interests are in analyst forecasts, information flow in markets, and equity valuation. He has published in the Journal of Accounting Research (JAR), and has presented his research at the University of Chicago (JAR annual conference), Georgetown, HKUST, London Business School, NYU Stern, Purdue, Rutgers, Singapore Management University, Temple, and Yale.

He is a member of the American Accounting Association, and was a senator at the Yale Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

Courses Taught include:

•  Accounting for Managers (MBA)
•  Intermediate Accounting (U)
•  Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation (MBA)

Selected Publication

Why do EPS Forecast Error and Dispersion not Vary with Scale? Implications for Analyst and Managerial Behavior (with Jake Thomas). Journal of Accounting Research, 2011.


Ph.D, Management
Yale University

M.Eng, High Performance Computing
National University of Singapore

B.Eng, Electrical Engineering
National University of Singapore

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)


English, Chinese

Professor Cheong is also a faculty member at Center for Business Education and Research. For more information about the center, please visit