Lee Mei Yee, Dr

lee.mei.yee@monash.edu
603 5514 4935
Room 6-5-99

Dr. Lee Mei Yee is a Lecturer with the School of Business. She started her early career with an international accounting firm, Price Waterhouse and then gained industry experience while working in multi-national corporations, holding senior management positions such as Finance Manager and Operations Manager. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant (MICPA). Her research interest is in capital market, corporate governance, auditing and multi-disciplinary research.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy
Institution Monash University
Year awarded 2014
Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Commerce
Institution Monash University
Year awarded 2010
Bachelor of Accounting(Honours)
Institution University of Malaya
Year awarded 1993

Membership in Associations and International Bodies

Name of Association/International Body European Accounting Association (EAA)
Role Member
Duration of membership 2016 - 2018
Name of Association/International Body European Finance Association (EFA)
Role Member
Duration of membership 2015
Name of Association/International Body Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
Role Member
Duration of membership 2013 - 2015  
Name of Association/International Body Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Role Member
Duration of membership 1996 to present
Name of Association/International Body The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA))
Role Member
Duration of membership 1996 to present  
Panel The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
Role Examiner for Professional Examination (Advanced Stage)
Duration of membership 2000

Areas of Expertise

1 Financial Accounting and Reporting
2 Auditing
3 Capital Market
4 Stock Price Informativeness

Teaching

Subject CodeSubject
ACW1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC1000 Principle of Accounting and Finance
ACW2491 Company Reporting

Scholarly Journals

1 Kasipillai, J., Lee, M. Y., & Mahenthiran, S. (2017). Political connections, corporate governance and effective tax rates in Malaysia. Australian Tax Forum, 32(3), 493-519.
2 Kasipillai, J., & Lee, M. Y. (2017). India: Revenue law - indirect taxation. International Company and Commercial Law Review, 28(11), 75-78.
3 Kasipillai, J., Lee, M. Y., & Mahenthiran, S. (2017). Proliferation of hidden income and tax evasion: Perceptions of Malaysian professionals. Australian Journal of Asian Law, 18(2), 1 -12 (Article 11).
4 Lee, M. Y., Devi, S., & Wong, S. K. E. (2011). Kyoto Protocol and social accounting implication on global-warming in Malaysia: An action research approach. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(6), 1489-1499
5 Kasipillai, J., & Lee, M. Y. (2009). Malaysia's taxing response to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation, 13(2), 93-109

Conference Proceedings

1 Lee, M. Y., Gul, F. A., & Lai, K. M. Y. (2018). Managerial learning and CAPEX/SG&A investments sensitivity to stock price. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA), May 30 - June 1, Milan, Italy.
2 Gul, F. A., Lai, K. M. Y., & Lee, M. Y. (2018). Stock price informativeness, auditor quality and SG&A/CAPEX investments sensitivity to stock price. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics (JCAE) 2018 Annual Symposium, Jan 11-12, Bali, Indonesia.
3 Gul, F. A., Lai, K. M. Y., Lee, M.Y., & Wu, M. (2017). Information hoarding, CEO turnover and subsequent firm performance: Evidence from stock price crash risk. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Congress of European Accounting Association (EAA), May 10-12, Valencia, Spain.
4 Kasipillai, J., Lee, M. Y., & Mahenthiran, S. (2017). Impact of political connections and corporate governance on tax avoidance - Evidence from Malaysian listed companies. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics (JCAE) 2017 Annual Symposium, Jan 5-6, Taipei, Taiwan.
5 Kasipillai, J., Lee, M. Y., & Mahenthiran, S. (2016). Taxes and their determinants in the formal and informal sectors of Malaysia’. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics (JCAE) 2016 Annual Symposium, January 7-8, Bangkok, Thailand.
6 Gul, F. A., Lee, M. Y., & Kasipillai, J. (2015). SGA cost stickiness, stock price informativeness, and information asymmetry. Paper presented at the 2015 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), July 5-7, Hobart, Australia.
7 Gul, F. A., Lai, K. M. Y., Lee, M. Y. & Wu, M. (2014). Stock price crash and CEO turnover. Paper presented at the 2014 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, July 6-8, Auckland, New Zealand.
8 Lee, M. Y., Gul, F. A. & Kasipillai, J. (2013). Stock price informativeness and its impact on corporate strategies. Paper presented at the 2013 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, July 7-9, Perth, Australia.
9 Lee, M. Y. (2013). The impact of stock price informativeness on corporate strategies. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium 2013, January 3, Hong Kong.

Local Grants

Title Evaluating Extent of Tax Evasion: A Malaysian Study
Investigators Lee Mei Yee (Co-investigator)
Funding Period 2018/19
Funding Body/Organisation The Malaysian Tax Research Foundation
Funding Amount RM37,000
Title Stock Price Informativeness and Corporate Dividend Policy
Investigators Lee Mei Yee (Principal investigator)
Funding Period April – December 2014
Funding Body/Organisation Social & Economic Transformation in Asia (SETA)
Funding Amount RM10,000
Title Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Tax Evasion and Avoidance Strategies in Malaysia
Investigators Lee Mei Yee (Co-investigator)
Funding Period 2014/15
Funding Body/Organisation The Malaysian Tax Research Foundation
Funding Amount RM78,650

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