Li Zhang

Li Zhang

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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Contact

434 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-0327

lzhang70@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999
  • M.S., Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995
  • M.B.A., University of Oregon, 1993
  • B.Econ., Accounting, Xiamen University, 1990

Positions Held

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007 to present
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Professor, The Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California at Los Angeles, 1999-2005
  • Instructor, Department of Industrial Management, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995-1998

Recent Publications

  • Pacharn, P., & Zhang, L. (2006). Accounting, Innovation, and Incentives. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 23.
  • Hughes, J., Zhang, L., & Xie, J. (2005). Production Externalities, Congruity of Aggregate Signals, and Optimal Task Assignments. Contemporary Accounting Research,.
  • Arya, A., Glover, J., Mittendorf, B., & Zhang, L. (2005). The Disciplining Role of Accounting in the Long-Run. Review of Accounting Studies, 9.
  • Zhang, L. (2003). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 15 225-246.

Other Publications

Article

  • Faf, R., Ho, Y., & Zhang, L. (1998). A Generalised Method of Moments (GMM) Test of the Three-Moment Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in the Australian Equity Market. Asia Pacific Journal of Finance, 1 45-60.

Presentation

  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. Ohio State University.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of Rochester.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of California at Los Angeles.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. Purdue University.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. Yale University.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of Chicago.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of California at Berkeley.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of Florida.
  • Zhang, L. (1999). Complementarity, Aggregation, and Task Assignment. University of Texas.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007,2013,2016,2017

Grants

  • UCLA FGP Grant, 2001
  • UCLA Assistant Professor Initiative Grant, 1999

Teaching Interests

Financial accounting and managerial accounting

Research Interests

Impact of accounting information on managerial behavior; Managerial compensation contracts and organizational structures; Disclosure of accounting information

Current Courses

  • Fundamentals of Accounting (ACCY 200) Survey course in the principles of accounting for students registered in schools and colleges other than the College of Business. Credit is not given for both ACCY 200 and either ACCY 201 or ACCY 202.
  • Atg Measuremnt, Rpting & Cntrl (ACCY 500) A managerial perspective of the nature and role of accounting in organizational measurement, reporting and control processes. 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.
  • Financial Statements (FIN 580) Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 18 hours in a semester; may be repeated to a maximum of 32 hours in subsequent semesters.

Contact

434 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-0327

lzhang70@illinois.edu