Research Interests

·  Financial Reporting and Disclosure

·  International Accounting

·  Corporate Governance

·  Debt Contracting

·  Corporate Social Responsibility

Publications

·  "Contractibility of Financial Statement Information Prepared Under IFRS: Evidence from Debt Contracts" (with Ray Ball and Lakshmanan Shivakumar), Conditionally Accepted at Journal of Accounting Research


·  "Mandatory Financial Reporting and Voluntary Disclosure: The Effect of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on Management Forecasts" (with Holly Yang), Forthcoming at The Accounting Review [Internet Appendix]
Featured at Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation [Link]


·  "Active Owership " (with Elroy Dimson and Oguzhan Karakas)
Forthcoming at Review of Financial Studies
Winner of 2012 Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing [Link];Recipient of 2009 French SIR Research Grant and 2008 INQUIRE Europe Research Grant
Major media citations: Financial Times; Wall Street Journal; Pensions & Investments; Professional Pensions; Financial News; Interview with Motley Fool


·  "Accounting Conservatism and the Cost of Capital: International Analysis", 2015, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 42 (5-6), pp. 555-582.


·  "The Impacts of Product Market Competition on the Quantity and Quality of Voluntary Disclosures", 2010, Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 15 (3), pp. 663-711.  
Winner of Best Paper Award at the 2009 Review of Accounting Studies Conference and the 2008 Transatlantic Doctoral Conference

 

·  "Ownership Structure and Corporate Diversification" (with Yi Zhang), 2006, Business and Politics, Vol. 8, Article 4: Iss. 1, Article 4.


Working Papers

·  "The Effects of Management Earnings Forecast Mandates: Evidence from China" (with Xiaobei Huang, Senyo Tse, and Jennifer Wu Tucker), Revise and resubmit at Contemporary Accounting Research

·  "A Review of IFRS Adoption Literature”(with Emmanuel De George and Lakshmanan Shivakumar)

·  "Corporate Governance and Restrictions in Debt Contracts" (with Irem Tuna and Florin Vasvari)

·  "Mandatory Disclosure Reform, Monitoring and Executive Compensation" (with Steve Balsam and Elizabeth Gordon)

·  "The Real Effect of Financial Reporting: International Evidence" (with Fariborz Moshirian, Xuan Tian, and Bohui Zhang)



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About Me

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Contact Details

Email: xili@temple.edu

Tel: 1-215-204-4231

Fax: 1-215-204-5587

Address: 449 Alter Hall, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122


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