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Zhejia Ling

Title: Assistant Professor of Accounting
Department: Accounting

Office: 3218 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7882




Academic History

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Iowa, 2012
  • M.A., Accounting, Renmin University of China, 2005
  • B.A., Accounting, Renmin University of China, 2003

Expertise

  • Financial reporting quality; voluntary disclosure; the effect of individual managers on corporate disclosure

Awards

ISU College of Business Research Bootstrap Grant 2018
ISU College of Business Research Mini-Grant 2017
Excellence in Reviewing Award, AAA FARS Midyear Meeting 2017
Outstanding Discussion Award Nominee, AAA FARS Midyear Meeting 2017
ISU College of Business Research Bootstrap Grant 2016
ISU College of Business Research Bootstrap Grant 2014

Selected Publications

  • Ruihao Ke, Meng Li, Zhejia Ling, and Yuan Zhang (2017) "Social Connections within Executive Teams and Management Forecasts", Management Science, Forthcoming. Link to Paper
  • Douglas DeJong and Zhejia Ling (2013) "Managers: Their Effects on Accruals and Firm Policies", Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 40 (1-2):82-114. Link to Paper
  • Huacheng Wang, Manli Sun and Zhejia Ling (2007) "An Extended Study on Attribution Bias in Corporate Disclosure", Journal of Business Economics (in Chinese), 1:52-56.
  • Huacheng Wang, Manli Sun and Zhejia Ling (2005) "An Empirical Study on the Self-Serving Attribution Behavior in Firms' Annual Reports", Economic Science (in Chinese), 4:86-93.

Work in process

  • James Cannon, Zhejia Ling, Qian Wang and Olena Watanabe "10-K Disclosure of Corporate Social Responsibility and Firms' Competitive Advantages", Link to Paper
  • Mei Feng, Ioannis Floros, Shane Johnson, and Zhejia Ling "Walking the Line between Reducing Information Asymmetry and Protecting Proprietary Information: Management Forecasts by Newly Public Firms", Link to Paper
  • Cristi Gleason, Zhejia Ling and Rong Zhao "Selective Disclosure and the Role of Form 8-K in the Post-Reg FD Era", Link to Paper
  • Sam Lee, Zhejia Ling, and Zabihollah Rezaee "SEC Comment Letter Disclosures and Short Selling",
  • Zhejia Ling "Can the Capital Market Recognize a Manager's Financial Reporting Style?",