Yinghua Li

Associate Professor

Stan Ross Department of Accountancy

Zicklin School of Business

Baruch College

Office NVC 12-266

Phone (646) 312-3247

Email Yinghua.Li@baruch.cuny.edu

Web http://faculty.baruch.cuny.edu/yli2

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/liyinghua

 

Academic Position

2011.8 - present Associate Professor, Baruch College.
2005.8 - 2011.5
Assistant Professor of Management, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University.
2011.5 - 2011.6 Visiting Scholar in Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong.
2010.6 - 2010.6 Visiting Scholar in Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong.

Education

Ph.D. in Accounting, University of British Columbia, 2005.

Master in Accounting, Renmin University of China, 2000.

Bachelor in Accounting, Northeastern University, China (with distinction), 1997.

Research Interest

Corporate disclosure, shareholder activism, and stock price crash risk.

Publications (please click here for details!)

  1. Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Affect Crash Risk? (with Mark DeFond, Mingyi Hung, and Siqi Li). Conditionally accepted at The Accounting Review.

  2. Hedge Fund Intervention and Accounting Conservatism (with C.S. Agnes Cheng and Henry He Huang). Forthcoming at Contemporary Accounting Research.

  3. C.S. Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang, Yinghua Li, and Jason Stanfield, 2012. The Effect of Hedge Fund Activism on Corporate Tax Avoidance. The Accounting Review 87, 1493–1526.

  4. Jeong-Bon Kim, Yinghua Li, and Liandong Zhang, 2011. CFOs versus CEOs: Equity Incentives and Crashes. Journal of Financial Economics 101, 713-730.

  5. Jeong-Bon Kim, Yinghua Li, and Liandong Zhang, 2011. Corporate Tax Avoidance and Stock Price Crash Risk: Firm-Level Analysis. Journal of Financial Economics 100, 639-662.

  6. C.S. Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang, Yinghua Li, and Gerald J. Lobo, 2010. Institutional Monitoring through Shareholder Litigation. Journal of Financial Economics 95, 356-383.

  7. Yinghua Li, 2009. Shareholder Litigation, Management Forecasts and Productive Decisions during the Initial Public Offerings. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 28, 1-15.

  8. Joy Begley, Sandra Chamberlain, and Yinghua Li, 2006. Modeling Goodwill for Banks: A Residual Income Approach with Empirical Tests. Contemporary Accounting Research 23, 31-68.

Teaching Experience

Courses taught at Baruch College:
 
Advanced Accounting (Executive MS), Spring 2013.
 
Advanced Financial Accounting (undergraduate), Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, and Fall 2013.
Courses taught at Purdue University:
  Doctoral Seminar in External Reporting (PhD), Spring 2010.  
 
Advanced Accounting (undergraduate and MBA), Spring 2006 – Spring 2011.
 
Intermediate Accounting I (undergraduate), Fall 2005.
Course taught at University of British Columbia:
  Introduction to Managerial Accounting (undergraduate), Fall 2004.

Media Coverage

2009.5
“Institutional Monitoring Through Shareholder Litigation”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (Link).
2009.6
“Institutional Investors, Securities Litigation, and Corporate Monitoring”, The D&O Diary (Link).
2009.6
“Yes, Institutional Investors Can Make a Difference in Securities Fraud Litigation”, Meaningful Disclosure (by Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP) (Link).
2009.6
“Monitoring by Institutional Investors Is Still Critical”, Pom Talk: the Blog for Institutional Investors (by Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP) (Link).
2009.6
“Institutional Monitoring Through Shareholder Litigation”, Point of Law: Information and Opinion on the U.S. Litigation System (by the Manhattan Institute) (Link).
2009.6 “This Week In Securities Litigation”, SEC Actions (Link).
2009.6
“Institutional Investors Boost Success of Class Actions”, Berman DeValerio (Link).
2009.6
“Institutional Investors, Securities Litigation, and Corporate Monitoring”, Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse (SCAC) (Link).
2009.6
“Institutional Investors, Securities Litigation, and Corporate Monitoring”, The Shareholders Foundation (Link).
2010.7
“Securities Lawsuits More Successful When Institutional Investors Serve as Lead Plaintiffs”, The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) (Link).
2010.8
“Corporate Tax Avoidance and Stock Price Crash Risk”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (Link).
2011.2
“CFOs versus CEOs: Equity Incentives and Crashes”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (Link).

Conference/Wokshop Presentations

2013
European Accounting Association (EAA) 2013 Annual Congress, Arizona State University, University of Texas at Dallas.
2012 Queen's University.
2011
Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, George Washington University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of California at Irvine, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) 2011 Mid-Year Meeting.
2010
Baruch College, City University of Hong Kong, University of Houston, University of Illinois at Chicago, China International Conference in Finance (CICF), American Accounting Association (AAA) 2010 Annual Meeting.
2009
Purdue Accounting BKD Workshop, American Accounting Association (AAA) 2009 Annual Meeting.
2008
Purdue Accounting BKD Summer Brown Bag Workshop, American Accounting Association (AAA) 2008 Annual Meeting, Midwest Summer Research Conference.
2007
Purdue Accounting BKD Workshop, American Accounting Association (AAA) 2007 Annual Meeting.
2006
Purdue Accounting BKD Workshop, American Accounting Association (AAA) 2006 Annual Meeting.
2005
Concordia University, Penn State University, Purdue University, State University of New York at Buffalo, Syracuse University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Florida, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, University of Minnesota, University of Waterloo, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) 2005 Mid-Year Meeting.
2004
Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) 2004 Annual Conference Craft of Accounting Research Workshop, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) 2004 Mid-Year Meeting.

Conference Discussions

2011
Discussion of “Performance Commitment of Controlling Shareholders and Earnings Management” (by Qingchuan Hou, Qinglu Jin, Rong Yang, and Hongqi Yuan) and “The Hierarchy of Dividends and Investment Decisions with Discretionary Accruals” (by Bruce Wang) at SUFE-CITYU-NTU (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, City University of Hong Kong, and National Taiwan University) 2011 Accounting Research Camp.
2010
Discussion of “Do Investors Perceive Marking-to-Model as Marking-to-Myth” (by Kalin S. Kolev) at American Accounting Association (AAA) 2010 Annual Meeting.
2010
Discussion of “Composition of Institutional Ownership and Managers’ Use of Downward Expectations Management” (by Alfred Zhu Liu) at American Accounting Association (AAA) 2010 Annual Meeting.
2010
Discussion of “Hedge Funds in Chapter 11” (by Wei Jiang, Kai Li, and Wei Wang) at 2010 China International Conference in Finance (CICF).
2008
Discussion of “Reflections on the Relation between Debt and Equity Stakeholders in Companies when Debt Ratings Fall” (by John Bildersee) at American Accounting Association (AAA) 2008 Annual Meeting.

Conference Participation

American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting (2006–2010, 2012).

American Accounting Association (AAA) Doctoral Consortium (2003).

Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference (2004).

China International Conference in Finance (CICF) (2010).

Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America (CAPANA) Annual Research Conference (2010).

Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR) Conference (2002, 2003, 2012, 2013).

Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Mid-Year Meeting (2004, 2005, 2007, 2011).

Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance (JAAF) Conference (2011).

Midwest Summer Research Conference (2005–2008).

NYU Accounting Summer Camp (2012).

Universities of British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington (UBCOW) Conference (2001–2004).

University of Minnesota Empirical Conference (2011).

University of Toronto Accounting Research Conference (2011, 2012).

Washington University Nick Dopuch Accounting Research Conference (2010, 2011, 2013).

Professional Memberships

American Accounting Association; American Finance Association.

Professional Services

Baruch College:

2013 –

Zicklin Executive Committee.

2013 – Strategic Planning Committee.
2013 – Dissertation Committee for Anna Brown and Chih-Huei (Debby) Su.
2013 –

PhD Program Committee.

2013

PhD Admission Committee.

2013 GC Dissertation Fellowship Competition Review Panel.
2012 Position Paper Committee for Dongliang Lei and Yu Zhou.
2011 Position Paper Committee for Anna Brown.
2011 – 2013

Graduate Assurance of Learning Committee.

2011 – 2013 Departmental Assurance of Learning Coordinator.

Purdue University:

2009 Plan of Study (POS) Committee for Jae Hwan Ju.
2008 First-year summer paper advisor for Jae Hwan Ju.

Ad hoc Reviewer for Scholarly Journals:

Review of Financial Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Financial Management, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, Pacific Accounting Review, and Annals of Finance.

Other Review Activities:

American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meetings, Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America (CAPANA) Annual Research Conferences, European Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meetings, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Mid-Year Meetings, Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), Midwest American Accounting Association Meetings, and Society for Financial Studies (SFS) Cavalcade Conference.

Other Professional Work

1999
Co-translator of Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles 1999 (Patrick R. Delaney, James R. Adler, Barry J. Epstein and Michael F. Foran, John Wiley & Sons, INC.) for China Ministry of Finance.
1998 – 1999
Co-translator of Financial Markets and Corporate Strategy (Mark Grinblatt and Sheridan Titman, McGraw-Hill) for China Renmin University Press. (Chinese version was published on June 1, 2003.)

Honors and Awards

Professional Staff Congress-CUNY Research Award, Baruch College, 2012 and 2013.

Faculty Recognition Award for Research Excellence, Baruch College, 2011.

Krannert Distinguished Teacher, MGMT 590T (MBA module “Advanced Accounting”), Purdue University, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, and Fall 2010.

AAA Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2003.

E. D. MacPhee Memorial Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2000 – 2002.

Top Student Award, Northeastern University (China), 1997.

Jin Shuliang Scholarships, Northeastern University (China), 1994 and 1995.