Lin NanAssociate Professor;
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
M.A., Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Engineering, Tianjin University, China
2015- Associate Professor with tenure, Purdue University
2012-15 Assistant Professor, Purdue University
2004-12 Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
"Accounting Information Quality, Interbank Competition, and Bank Risk-Taking," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang. The Accounting Review, May 2015, Volume 90, No. 3, 967-985.
"Financing and Investment Efficiency, Information Quality, and Accounting Biases," with Xiaoyan Wen. Management Science, September 2014, Volume 60, No. 9, 2308-2323.
"Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures and Limited Managerial Attention," with Pierre Jinghong Liang. European Accounting Review, December 2014, Volume 23, Issue 4, 693-727. ["Outstanding Management Accounting Paper Award," American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009.]
"Preannouncing Competitive Decisions in Oligopoly Markets," with Carlos Corona. Journal of Accounting and Economics, July 2013, Volume 56, Issue 1, 73-90.
"Channel Stuffing with Short-Term Interest in Market Value,"with Guoming Lai and Laurens Debo, Management Science, February 2011, Volume 57, No. 2, 332-346. ["Best Paper Award," The Second Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, 2009.]
"An Unintended Consequence of SFAS 133: Promoting Speculation," Journal of Management Accounting Research, 2011, Volume 23, 305-329. [Featured in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, October 2010.]
"The Agency Problems of Hedging and Earnings Management," Contemporary Accounting Research, Fall 2008, Volume 25, No. 3, 859-890.
"Optimal Penalty Level, Manipulation, and Investment Efficiency," with Xiaoyan Wen.
"Information Quality and Endogenous Project Outcome," with Mingcherng Deng and Xiaoyan Wen.
"Banks' Discretionary Use of Fair-Value Accounting, Capital Requirement and the Volatility of Aggregate Bank Lending," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang.
"Innovators and Imitators in Product-Market Competition and Accounting Reporting," with Carlos Corona and Ran Zhao.
"The Corporate Governance Roles of Information Quality and Corporate Takeovers," with Jing Li and Ran Zhao.
"Endogenous Inside-Debt Compensation," with Mingcherng Deng and Xiaoyan Wen.
"On the Coordination Role of Stress Test Disclosure in Bank Risk Taking," with Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang.
"Accounting Information Quality, Financial Flexibility, and Capital Structure," with Xiaoyan Wen.
Editorial Review Board member, Production and Operations Management.
Reviewer for Management Science, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Economics, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Production and Operations Management, Accounting Horizon, European Accounting Review, Management Accounting Review, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.
"Best Paper Award," American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009, "Limited Managerial Attention and Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures," with Pierre Liang.
"Best Paper Award," The Second Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, July 2009. "Stock Market Pressure on Inventory Investment and Sales Reporting for Publicly Traded Firms," with Guoming Lai and Laurens Debo.
2013-2014 Jay N. Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award, Purdue University.
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 MBA Outstanding Instructor.
Research & Area(s) of Expertise
Analytical research in accounting