Zhen

LI, Zhen ( On Leave )

Musim Mas Chair Professor in Sustainability
Professor


ACCOUNTING

(65) 6601 1013
bizzhenl@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-19
Curriculum Vitae

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD in Accounting, Accounting, University of Arizona, USA, 2003
  • MBA, Accounting, Illinois State University, USA, 1998
  • BA in International Economics, International Economics, Nankai University, China, 1993

Academic Experience

  • Department of Accounting Ph.D Program Director, National University of Singapore, 2012 - current
  • China Brownbag Seminar Coordinator, National University of Singapore, School of Business, 2012 - current
  • Professor, National University of Singapore, 2011 - current
  • Associate Professor, University of Arizona, 2007 - 2011
  • Visiting Scholar, City University of Hong Kong, 2009
  • Visiting Scholar, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008
  • Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame, 2003 - 2007

Selected Publications

Li, Zhen and Chen, D., Kim, J. B., Li, & Liang, S. (2018), "China’s closed pyramidal managerial labor market and the stock price crash risk. ", Accounting Review, 93(3), 105-131
Li, Zhen and Li, Liu, H., Ni, C., & Ye, K. (2017), "Individual Investors' Dividend Taxes and Corporate Payout Policies.", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 52(3), 963-990
Li, Zhen (2017), "Individual Investors’ Dividend Tax and Corporate Payout Policies – Evidence from A Reform That Ties the Dividend Tax Rate to Share Holding Period", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Li, Zhen (2016), "Managerial Abilities and the Shareholder Tax Sensitivity of Dividends (with Xinjiao Guan and Jiameng Ma), conditionally accepted", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Li, Zhen (2016), "Perk Consumption as a Suboptimal outcome under Pay Regulations", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting

Selected Publications

26

Journals

Journal Articles

Li, Zhen and Chen, D., Kim, J. B., Li, & Liang, S. (2018), "China’s closed pyramidal managerial labor market and the stock price crash risk. ", Accounting Review, 93(3), 105-131
Li, Zhen and Li, Liu, H., Ni, C., & Ye, K. (2017), "Individual Investors' Dividend Taxes and Corporate Payout Policies.", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 52(3), 963-990
Li, Zhen (2017), "Individual Investors’ Dividend Tax and Corporate Payout Policies – Evidence from A Reform That Ties the Dividend Tax Rate to Share Holding Period", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Li, Zhen (2016), "Managerial Abilities and the Shareholder Tax Sensitivity of Dividends (with Xinjiao Guan and Jiameng Ma), conditionally accepted", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Li, Zhen (2016), "Perk Consumption as a Suboptimal outcome under Pay Regulations", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting
Li, Zhen (2016), "The Effect of Capital Gain Taxes on the Initial Pricing and Underpricing of IPOs", Journal of Accounting and Economics
Li, Zhen (2016), "Perk Consumption as A Suboptimal Outcome Under Pay Regulations", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics
Li, Zhen (2015), "Native Soil, Native Research with Donghua Chen", China Journal of Accounting Studies
Li, Zhen (2015), "Information Processing Cost and Stock Return Synchronicity - Evidence from XBRL Adoption", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Li, Zhen (2015), "Directors' and officers' liability insurance and the cost of equity", Journal of Accounting and Economics
Li, Zhen , Winnie Leung and Oliver Rui (2013), "Labor Unions and Tax Aggressiveness", Journal of Financial Economics, 108(3), 675-698
James Chyz and Li, Zhen (2012), "Do Tax Sensitive Investors Liquidate Appreciated Shares with a Capital Gains Tax Rate Reduction?", National Tax Journal, 65(3), 595-627
Li, Zhen , Xijia Su and Zhifeng Yang (2012), "State Control, Access to Capital, and Firm Performance", China Journal of Accounting Research, 5(2), 101-125
Li, Zhen and Zili Zhuang (2012), "Management Guidance and the Underpricing of Seasoned Equity Offerings", Contemporary Accounting Research
Li, Zhen , Wuchun Chi, Tzong-Huei Lin and Dan Dhaliwal (2012), "Voluntary Reporting Incentives and Reporting Quality - Evidence from A Reporting Regime Change for Private Firms in Taiwan", Contemporary Accounting Research
Li, Zhen , Ben Ayers and Eric Yeung (2011), "Investor Trading and the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift", Accounting Review
Li, Zhen , Dan Dhaliwal, Albert Tsang and George Yong Yang (2011), "Voluntary Nonfinancial Disclosure and the Cost of Equity Capital: The Initiation of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting", Accounting Review
Li, Zhen and Ning Cai (2011), "Capital Market Research in Taxation: Do It in China!", China Journal of Accounting Research
Li, Zhen (2010), "Tax-Induced Dividend Capturing", Journal of Business Finance & Accounting
Li, Zhen , Dan Collins and Hong Xie (2009), "What Drives the increased informativeness of Earnings Announcements over time?", Review of Accounting Studies
Li, Zhen , Ashiq Ali and Sandy Klasa (2008), "The Institutional Stakeholdings and Better-Informed Traders at Earnings Announcements", Journal of Accounting and Economics
Li, Zhen , Ben Ayers and John Robinson (2008), "Tax Induced Trading Around the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997?", Journal of the American Taxation Association
Li, Zhen (2007), "Taxes and Valuation: Evidence from Dividend Change Announcements", Journal of the American Taxation Association
Li, Zhen , Dan Dhaliwal and Linda Krull (2007), "Did the 2003Tax Act Reduce the Cost of Equity Capital?", Journal of Accounting and Economics
Li, Zhen , Dan Dhaliwal and Shane Heitzman (2006), "Taxes, Leverage, and the Cost of Equity Capital", Journal of Accounting Research
Dan Dhaliwal and Li, Zhen (2006), "Investor Tax Heterogeniety and Ex-Dividend Day Trading Volume", Journal of Finance

Research / Teaching Areas

Tax

Corporate Finance

Financial Accounting

Sustainability

China Issues

Societal Impact

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Courses

  • ACC3615B, Accounting Theory

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, China Journal of Accounting Research
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