faculty_liAssociate Professor
Ph.D. Accounting, Washington University in St. Louis, 2000
Fields: Financial Reporting, International Accounting
Office:    HW 1522
Voice:    (212)396-6306
Fax:       212-772-5398
Email:   jli0046@hunter.cuny.edu

Before joining Hunter’s accounting faculty in the fall of 2008, Professor Li was a professor at Suffolk University.  He has also been a member of the faculty at Lehigh University.


“Innovations in Information Systems and Valuation of Intangibles” with F. Gu, Intangibles, Market Failure, and Innovative Growth (edited by A. Bounfour and T. Miyagawa, to be published by Springer, in press)

“Pension Contributions and Earnings Quality” with F. Sun and J. Kim, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (Vol. 16, Issue 1, March 2013): 1-32

“Insider Trading and Corporate Information Transparency” with F.Gu, Financial Review (Vol. 47, Issue 4, November 2012): 645-664

“The Value-relevance of Advertising: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Industry” with F. Gu, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance (Vol. 25, Issue 1, Winter 2010): 85-120

“Comments on the US Regulatory Body Raising Banks’ Reserve Requirement”  Risk Management (Chinese), (Vol. 3, Issue 2, Spring 2010)

“Matching Words with Action: The Effect of Management Stock Trading Decision on Investors’ Judgment of Disclosure Credibility” with F. Gu, Investor Relations Update (December 2008)

“Institutional Effects on US and French Management Earnings Forecasts: Evidence from Market Reactions and Analyst Revisions” with Y. Ding, Advances in Accounting (Vol. 24, Issue 1, June 2008): 101-109

“The Credibility of Voluntary Disclosure and Insider Stock Transactions” with F. Gu,Journal of Accounting Research (Vol. 45,No. 4, 2007): 771-810

“Disclosure of Innovation Activities by High-Technology Firms” with F.Gu, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics,(Vol. 10, No. 2, 2003) 143-173

 Working Papers and Work in Progress

“Earnings Guidance, Information Asymmetry, and Litigation Effect on How Analysts Do Their Work” (President’s Fund for Faculty Advancement, 2013)

“A Reexamination of Earnings Management under a Box-Jenkins Approach (PSC-CUNY Grant, 2014)