Jing LI
Dr. Jing LI
Accounting and Law
Associate Professor

3917 1004

KK 1212

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • PhD: Columbia University
  • MPhil: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • MS: Tsinghua University
  • BS: Tsinghua University

Dr. Jing Li’s research focuses on the role accounting information and corporate disclosures in mitigating information asymmetry and resolving agency conflicts in settings such as debt financing and corporate takeovers. In particular, she is interested in developing theoretical models and provide empirical/policy implications using a formal analytical framework. Her work appears in top academic journals including Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies.

  • Valuation Using Financial Statement Analysis (ACCT3114)
  • Fundamental Analysis and Business Valuations (MACC7008)
Selected Publications
  • “Career Concerns, Investment, and Management Forecasts” (with Tae Wook Kim and Suil Pae), forthcoming, The Accounting Review.
  • “Selective Disclosure, Expertise Acquisition and Price Informativeness” (with Bjorn N. Jorgensen and Nahum D. Melumad), forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • “Strategic Nondisclosure in Takeovers” (with Tingjun Liu and Ran Zhao), The Accounting Review, 97 (2022), 345-370.
  • “Corporate Governance Roles of Information Quality and Corporate Takeovers” (with Lin Nan and Ran Zhao), Review of Accounting Studies, 23 (2018), 1207-1240.
  • “Accounting for Banks, Capital Regulation and Risk-taking”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 74 (2017), 102-121.
  • “Accounting Conservatism and Debt Contracts: Efficient Liquidation and Covenant Renegotiation”, Contemporary Accounting Research, 30 (2013), 1082-1098.
  • “Earnings Dispersion and Aggregate Stock Returns” (with Bjorn Jorgensen and Gil Sadka), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 53 (2012), 1-20.
  • “Government Assisted Earnings Management in China” (with Xiao Chen and Chi-Wen Jevons Lee), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 27 (2008), 262-274.
Working Papers
  •  “Accounting Information and Risk Shifting with Asymmetrically Informed Creditors” (with Tim Baldenius and Mingcherng Deng)
  •  “Audit Retendering versus Mandatory Auditor Rotation” (With Mingcherng Deng, Dan Simunic and Nan Zhou)
  •  “Inter-Entity Bookkeeping Networks: Representations and Applications” (With Pierre Liang)