Assistant Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2005-2010
Accounting PhD Program Coordinator, Carlson School, Univ of Minnesota, 2013-present
Associate Editor, Journal of Accounting & Economics, 2009-present
Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2010-present
Topic Editor, American Accounting Association Annual Convention, 2011
Topic Editor, American Accounting Association FARS Midyear Convention, 2014
Prizes: 2013 Whitebox Prize - Runner Up award for the best published contribution to the art and science of investing
Media mentions: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times
Consulting: Some of the largest hedge funds and investment companies
Referee for Journals: Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science (Finance track; Accounting track), The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Banking and Finance, among others
Referee for External Funding Agencies: Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Do Short Sellers Front-Run Insider Sales? 2013. The Accounting Review, forthcoming . With Hai Lu.
Accounting Quality, Stock Price Delay and Future Stock Returns. 2013. Contemporary Accounting Research 30, 269-295. With Jeffrey Callen and Hai Lu.
Mutual Fund Trading Pressure: Firm-level Stock Price Impact and Timing of SEOs. 2012. Journal of Finance 57, 1371-1395. With Leonid Kogan and George Serafeim. 2013 Whitebox Prize - Runner Up $5000 award for the best published contribution to the art and science of investing
A Simple Model relating Accruals to Risk, and its Implications for the Accrual Anomaly. 2012. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 39, 35-59.
Estimation and Empirical Properties of a Firm-Year Measure of Accounting Conservatism. 2009. Journal of Accounting and Economics 48, 132-150. With Ross L. Watts.
Are Accruals Mispriced? Evidence from Tests of an Intertemporal Capital Asset Pricing Model. 2008. Journal of Accounting and Economics 45, 55-77.
Conceptual Foundations of Capital Market Anomalies. 2011. Chapter 1 in Handbook of Investment Anomalies. Len Zacks, ed. Wiley.
Bank Recapitalization through SEOs: Why is This Time Different? 2013. With Dushyantkumar Vyas. Under review.
Debt Covenant Violations and Auditor Monitoring. 2013. With Yu Gao and Liang Tan. Under review.