Researcher

Mr Leye (Leonard) Li

My Expertise

Financial statement comparability; Shareholder litigation; Stock price crash risk; Voluntary disclosure

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Biography

I received my PhD from UNSW and joined the School in 2019. Prior to entering academia, I worked as an industry analyst in private equity firms in China.


My Grants

  • AFAANZ Research Grant (A$7500), 2019. "CSR contracting andmanagement earn-ings guidance" with Bo Qin and Lu Yang.

My Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, UNSW Sydney (2016-2019). Thesis: "Managerial Litigation Risk and Corporate...view more

I received my PhD from UNSW and joined the School in 2019. Prior to entering academia, I worked as an industry analyst in private equity firms in China.


My Grants

  • AFAANZ Research Grant (A$7500), 2019. "CSR contracting andmanagement earn-ings guidance" with Bo Qin and Lu Yang.

My Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, UNSW Sydney (2016-2019). Thesis: "Managerial Litigation Risk and Corporate Decisions".
  • Master of Finance (with Distinction), Australian National University (2013-2014)
  • Bachelor of Economics in Statistics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2008-2012)
  • CFA Program Exam Level II (2013)
  • CFA Program Exam Level I (2011)

My Awards

  • Best Paper Award of AFAANZ Annual Conference (2020)
  • UNSW Tuition Fee Scholarship (2016)

My Research Activities

I have a range of interests in research at the intersection of accounting and finance, including voluntary disclosure, shareholder litigation and stock price crash risk. My works have been published in leading international journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, European Accounting Review, and Journal of Business Ethics.


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Archival financial accounting research


Currently supervising

  • Summer Huang, PhD student at Australian National University, External Member
  • Ziqi Gao, PhD student at Australian National University, External Member

My Teaching

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