Yinghua Li

300 East Lemon Street
W. P. Carey School of Business
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Yinghua Li is a professor of accountancy at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU, she served on the faculty at Purdue University and Baruch College. Major research interests include corporate governance, shareholder activism, shareholder litigation, and corporate disclosure. Her research has been published in leading accounting and finance journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and Journal of Financial Economics, and featured by institutions such as The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), and Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.

Education

  • Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Canada 2005
  • M.A. Renmin University of China 2000
  • B.S. (with distinction), Northeastern University, China 1997

Research Interests

  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Corporate Tax Avoidance
  • Shareholder Activism
  • Stock Price Crash Risk

Publications

1.     Inder Khurana, Yinghua Li, and Wei Wang, 2018. The Effects of Hedge Fund Interventions on Strategic Firm Behavior. Management Science 64(9), 4094–4117.

2.    Yinghua Li, Yupeng Lin, and Liandong Zhang, 2018. Trade Secrets Law and Corporate Disclosure: Causal Evidence on the Proprietary Cost Hypothesis. Journal of Accounting Research 56, 265–308.

3.     C.S. Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang, and Yinghua Li, 2016. Does Shareholder Litigation Deter Insider Trading? Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting 1, 275–318.  

4.     Yinghua Li, and Liandong Zhang, 2015. Short Selling Pressure, Stock Price Behavior, and Management Forecast Precision: Evidence from a Natural Experiment. Journal of Accounting Research 53, 79–117.

5.     C.S. Agnes Cheng, Henry He Huang, and Yinghua Li, 2015. Hedge Fund Intervention and Accounting Conservatism. Contemporary Accounting Research 32, 392–421.

6.     Mark DeFond, Mingyi Hung, Siqi Li, and Yinghua Li, 2015. Does Mandatory IFRS Adoption Affect Crash Risk? The Accounting Review 90, 265–299.

7.     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.

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

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

10.  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.

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

12.  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.

 

Courses

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 440External Reporting II
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 440External Reporting II
ACC 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 440External Reporting II
ACC 791Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 440External Reporting II
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 440External Reporting II
ACC 791Seminar

Editorships

Editorial Advisory and Review Board, The Accounting Review, 2016present.

Editorial Board, Journal of International Accounting Research, 2017present.

Editorial Board, 2016 Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance Conference.

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

2018present Dissertation Committee Member for Wei Zhang, Arizona State University.

20172018 Dissertation Committee Chair for Wei Huang, Arizona State University (first placement: San Francisco State University).

20152016 External Dissertation Committee Member for Jiaxin Liu, Baruch College (first placement: Adelphi University).

20132014 Dissertation Committee for Anna Brown, Baruch College (first placement: Idaho State University; current placement: University of Connecticut).

2014 Position Paper Committee for Devon Rolleri, Baruch College.

2012 Position Paper Committee for Dongliang Lei and Yu Zhou, Baruch College.

2011 Position Paper Committee for Anna Brown, Baruch College.

2009 Plan of Study (POS) Committee for Jae Hwan Ju, Purdue University.

2008 First-year summer paper advisor for Jae Hwan Ju, Purdue University.

Work History

2018.7present Professor, Arizona State University.

2014.82018.6 Associate Professor, Arizona State University.

2011.82014.7 Associate Professor, Baruch College.

2005.82011.5 Assistant Professor, Purdue University.