Academic & Professional Qualification
- PhD: Columbia University
- MPhil: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- MS: Tsinghua University
- BS: Tsinghua University
Jing Li received her Ph.D. in Accounting from Columbia University in 2009 and worked as an assistant professor of accounting at Carnegie-Mellon University before joining HKU in 2016. Her research focuses on financial accounting issues related to banking, debt contracting, disclosure, and risk-return trade-offs.
- Introduction to Accounting
- Valuation using Financial Statement Analysis
- Accounting measurements
- Debt contracting
- Financial Institutions
- “The Corporate Governance Role of Information Quality and Corporate Takeovers” (with Lin Nan and Ran Zhao), forthcoming. Review of Accounting Studies.
- “Accounting for Banks, Capital Regulation, and Bank 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 Jevons C.W. Lee), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 27 (2008), 262-274
- “Strategic Non-disclosure in Management Buyout” (with Tingjun Liu and Ran Zhao).
- “Career Concerns, Investment Efficiency, and Management Forecasts” (with Tae Wook Kim and Suil Pae).
- “Audit Retendering versus Mandatory Auditor Rotation” (With Mingcherng Deng, Dan Simunic and Nan Zhou).
- “Economic Consequences of Selective Disclosure” (with Bjorn Jorgensen and Nahum Melumad).