Researcher

Associate Professor Lili Dai

My Expertise

Capital markets-based research in accounting and auditing issues.

Biography

Lili Dai

Associate Professor | Director of Postgraduate Program

School of Accounting - CA | PhD, Nanyang Technological University | MA, Humboldt University of Berlin | BSc, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

About Lili

Lili Dai is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the UNSW Business School. He is also a deputy editor of the Accounting and Finance journal, a home journal published on behalf of The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia...view more

Lili Dai

Associate Professor | Director of Postgraduate Program

School of Accounting - CA | PhD, Nanyang Technological University | MA, Humboldt University of Berlin | BSc, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

About Lili

Lili Dai is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the UNSW Business School. He is also a deputy editor of the Accounting and Finance journal, a home journal published on behalf of The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ). His research interests are in the areas of capital markets-based research in accounting, auditing, and financial issues. 

Before joining UNSW, Lili held academic positions at the College of Business and Economics, Australian National University (ANU), and the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). He completed a Ph.D. in Business at the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). 

Lili's publications have appeared in the world-leading and reputable journals including the Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Accounting Studies, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance.

His recent studies have been nominated for the Best Paper Award in Financial Accounting and the Best Paper Award in Auditing at the AFAANZ Annual Conference. Lili's research was funded by AFAANZ and the research grants from UNSW and ANU. His research achievement has been recognized by the UNSW Business School Research Excellence Award. 

Find more information about Lili's recent research work on the personal website.


My Grants

  • 2020 Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand Research Grant ($7,114)

  • 2018 UNSW Business School BSRG Grant ($10,000)

  • 2017 Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand Research Grant ($5,000)

  • 2016 ANU College of Business and Economics Quality Research Publication Scheme ($7,000)

  • 2014 ANU College of Business and Economics Research School Grant ($10,000)


My Awards

  • 2021 AFAANZ Conference Best Paper Award in Financial Accounting

  • 2021 AFAANZ Conference Best Paper Award in Auditing

  • 2020 UNSW Business School Research Excellence Award


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Capital markets-based research in accounting and auditing issues.


Currently supervising

UNSW Scientia Ph.D. Students


My Engagement


My Teaching

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Location

Room 3094, Quadrangle Building - E15 Reference

Contact

+61 2 9065 1612

Publications

by Associate Professor Lili Dai