Lin NanAssociate Professor;
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
M.A., Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Engineering, Tianjin University, China
2015- Associate Professor with tenure, Purdue University
2012-15 Assistant Professor, Purdue University
2004-12 Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
"Accounting Information Quality, Interbank Competition, and Bank Risk-Taking," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang. The Accounting Review, May 2015, Volume 90, No. 3, 967-985.
"Financing and Investment Efficiency, Information Quality, and Accounting Biases," with Xiaoyan Wen. Management Science, September 2014, Volume 60, No. 9, 2308-2323.
"Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures and Limited Managerial Attention," with Pierre Jinghong Liang. European Accounting Review, December 2014, Volume 23, Issue 4, 693-727. ["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.
"The Corporate Governance Roles of Information Quality and Corporate Takeovers," with Jing Li and Ran Zhao.
"Scrutiny and Information Influencing," with Xiaoyan Wen.
"Innovators and Imitators in Product-Market Competition and Accounting Reporting," with Carlos Corona and Ran Zhao.
"Banks' Voluntary Adoption of Fair Value Accounting, Procyclical Investment, and Capital Requirement," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang.
"Information Quality, Debt Contracting, and Endogenous Project Outcome," 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.
Editorial Review Board member, Production and Operations Management.
Reviewer for Management Science, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Economics, Production and Operations Management, Accounting Horizon, Journal of Management Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Management Accounting Review, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.
"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.
2013-2014 Jay N. Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award, Purdue University.
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 MBA Outstanding Instructor.
Research & Area(s) of Expertise
Agency Problems, Accounting Regulation, Operational Decisions