Ph.D., Accounting, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
M.A., Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Engineering, Tianjin University, China
2012- Assistant Professor, Purdue University
2004-12 Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
"Accounting Information Quality, Capital Requirement, and Banks' Risk Taking," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang. Conditionally accepted, The Accounting Review.
"Financing and Investment Efficiency, Information Quality, and Accounting Biases," with Xiaoyan Wen. Forthcoming,
"Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures and Limited Managerial Attention," with Pierre Jinghong Liang. Forthcoming,
European Accounting Review. ["Outstanding Management Accounting Paper Award," American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009.]
"Preannouncing Competitive Decisions in Oligopoly Markets," with Carlos Corona.
Journal of Accounting and Economics, July 2013, Volume 56, Issue 1, 73-90.
"Channel Stuffing with Short-Term Interest in Market Value,"with Guoming Lai and Laurens Debo,
Management Science, February 2011, Volume 57, No. 2, 332-346. ["Best Paper Award," The Second Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, 2009.]
"An Unintended Consequence of SFAS 133: Promoting Speculation," Journal of Management Accounting Research,
2011, Volume 23, 305-329. [Featured in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, October 2010.]
"The Agency Problems of Hedging and Earnings Management," Contemporary Accounting Research, Fall 2008, Volume 25, No. 3, 859-890.
"Disclosure Precision, Takeover, and Managerial Discipline," with Jing Li and Ran Zhao. To be resubmitted to
Journal of Accounting and Economics for 2nd round review.
"Scrutiny and Information Influencing," with Xiaoyan Wen.
"Innovators and Imitators in a Product Market under Different Accounting Disclosure Regimes," with Carlos Corona and Ran Zhao.
"Banks' Voluntary Adoption of Fair Value Accounting and Interbank Competition," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang.
"Information Precision, Debt Contracting, and Endogenous Project Quality," with Mingcherng Deng and Xiaoyan Wen.
"Debt-like Compensation and Debt Contracting," with Mingcherng Deng and Xiaoyan Wen.
"Accounting Information Quality, Financial Flexibility, and Capital Structure," with Xiaoyan Wen.
"The Silver Lining of Moral Hazard Problems in Product Market Competition," with Hui Chen.
"Best Paper Award," American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009, "Limited Managerial Attention and Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures," with Pierre Liang.
"Best Paper Award," The Second Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, July 2009. "Stock Market Pressure on Inventory Investment and Sales Reporting for Publicly Traded Firms," with
Guoming Lai and Laurens Debo.
2013 Module 1 MBA Distinguished Teacher (a core teacher who received a combined score of 8.8 or higher).
2013-2014 Jay N. Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award, Purdue University.