Researcher

Mr Leye (Leonard) Li

My Expertise

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

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Financial Accounting

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Biography

I am a Senior Lecturer of Accounting at UNSW Sydney. 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. Prior to joining academia, I worked as a financial...view more

I am a Senior Lecturer of Accounting at UNSW Sydney. 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. Prior to joining academia, I worked as a financial analyst in China.

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My Grants

  • AFAANZ Research Grant (A$6231), 2021. "Critical audit matters and debt contract design" with Lina Li and Zihang Peng.
  • 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)
  • Master of Finance (with Distinction), Australian National University (2013-2014)
  • Bachelor of Economics in Statistics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2008-2012)

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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Publications

by Mr Leye (Leonard) Li