The University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Haidan Li

Haidan Li

Assistant Professor

W274 Pappajohn Business Bldg
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242- 1994
Ph: 319-335-0794
Fax: 319-335-1956

Academic History

  • PhD in Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  • MA in Economics, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, 1997
  • BS in Economics, Zhongshan University, 1994


  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Equity valuation
  • Stock-based compensation


  • American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award, 2003


  • McGladrey Research Fellow, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Iowa Old Gold Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • Market Reaction to Multiple Contemporaneous Earnings Signals: Earnings Announcements and Future Earnings Guidance (with R. Atiase, S. Supattarakul and S. Tse), Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 10, December 2005, 497-525.
  • Market Reaction to Events Surrounding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and Earnings Management (with M. Pincus and S. Rego), Journal of Law and Economics, forthcoming 2008.

Work in Progress

  • Corporate Governance and Backdating of Executive Stock Options (with D. Collins and G. Gong).
  • The Earnings Forecast Accuracy, Valuation Model Use, and Price Target Performance of Sell-Side Equity Analysts (with C. Gleason and W. B. Johnson).
  • Can Supplementary Disclosures Eliminate Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift? The Case of Management Earnings Guidance (with S. Tse).
  • Can Firm-Specific Models Predict Price Responses to Earnings News? (with R. Freeman and A. Koch).
  • Equity Incentives for Outside Directors and Earnings Management (with G. Gong).
  • Residual Income Valuation Model with Stock-Based Compensation: Theory and Evidence.
  • The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Timing Manipulation of CEO Stock Option Awards (with D. Collins and G. Gong).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Accounting Association


  • Accounting Department Ph.D. Committee , 2003-2007
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