Pierre Jinghong Liang

Associate Professor of Accounting

PHONE

412-268-3315

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 362

AREA OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

University of Florida - Ph D - 1998
University of New Hampshire - MA - 1991
Xiamen University - BA - 1990

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Accounting Theory, Information Economics

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Pierre Jinghong Liang is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professor Liang received his PhD degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from University of Florida. His research interests are accounting theory and information economics; his research articles have been published in The Accounting Review, American Economic Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Public Economics, Management Science, among others. His latest research focuses on disclosure theory, axiomatic foundations of income measurement, and team monitoring in agencies. Professor Liang’s academic research has won AAA Management Accounting Section (MAS)'s Best Paper at the Annual Meeting Award in 2009 and his teaching has won the ``Excellence in the Classroom'' teaching award at the Tepper School of Business, 2007-2008. His professional services outside Carnegie Mellon include serving the American Accounting Association (AAA) on its various committees including the research advisory committee and serving the Chinese Accounting Professors Association of North America (CAPANA) as an officer.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Disclosure Policy and Industry Fluctuations

    (author(s): Jeremy Bertomeu, Pierre Liang) Management Science, 2014

  • Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures and Limited Managerial Attention

    (author(s): Pierre Liang, Lin Nan) European Accounting Review Volume 23(4), 2014; 693-727

  • Informational Feedback, Adverse Selection, and the Optimal Disclosure Policy

    (author(s): Pingyang Gao, Pierre Liang) Journal of Accounting Research 51(5), 2013; 1133-1158

  • The New Risk Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    (author(s): Philip Dybvig, Pierre Liang, William Marshall) Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review 95(4), 2013; 273-291

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WORKING PAPERS

  • The Divergent Roles of Information Objectivity and Accuracy in Coordination Economies

    (author(s): Pierre Liang, Gaoqing Zhang)

  • Economic Consequences of Expanding Accounting Recognition

    (author(s): Wei Li, Pierre Liang, Xiaoyan Wen)

  • New Classical Income Measurement: A Choice-Theoretic Axiomatic Approach

    (author(s): Jeremy Bertomeu, Pierre Liang)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • International Strategy Working Group, Task Force Member, Attend and contribute to International Strategy Working Group meeting organized by Vice Provost Jimmy Hsia of Carnegie Mellon, (2015 - )
  • TEPPER Accelerate Faculty Steering Committee, Committee Member, (2015 - )
  • TEPPER MBA Head Search Committee, Committee Member, (2014 - 2015)
  • MBA Curriculum Change Assessment Committee, Committee Chair, (2014 - 2015)
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PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Alpha Club, Guest Speaker, MBA student Club

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, American Accounting Association, Publication Committee (September 2013 - August 2016)
  • Vice President, Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America, Executive Committee (September 2007 - August 2013)
  • Committee Member, American Accounting Association, Annual Meetings Program Advisory Committee (September 2011 - August 2012)
  • Committee Member, American Accounting Association, New Faculty Consortium Committee (September 2011 - August 2012)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • CORP FINAN REPTNG (70424)
    2014 Section: A
  • Accounting and Information Economics I (47718)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Financial Statement Analysis (45801)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: E
    2013 Mini 2 Section: E
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting I (45700)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: F, M
    2013 Mini 1 Section: F, M
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