Congcong Li

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Accounting

826 Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.2214
lic3@duq.edu
http://www.congcongli.com/

Education:

M.A., Duke University
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Biography

Dr. Congcong LI joined the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University in 2019 after spending four years at the Singapore Management University as a faculty member. She received her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Maryland and M.A. in Economics from Duke University. Her research interests are primarily in the area of information environment, specifically the role of media in capital markets and assessing the information content of earnings at aggregate level. Her research has been published in leading academic journals including: Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting, Organization & Society, and The Accounting Review. She is a member of the American Accounting Association and currently serves on the editorial board of Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and The International Journal of Accounting. Her teaching interests include both financial and managerial accounting. She is a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Maryland and the Dean's List for Teaching Excellence from the Singapore Management University. Visit her website at www.congcongli.com.

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Publications

Articles in Journals

"Another look at the macroeconomic information content of aggregate earnings" (with Rebecca Hann and Maria Ogneva), The Accounting Review, 96 (2): 365-390, 2021.

"Happy Analysts" (with Ole-Kristian Hope, An-Ping Lin, and MaryJane Rabier), Accounting, Organizations & Society, 90: 1-21, 2021.

2018 Asian Accounting Associations Conference Best Paper Award

"Gender and Beauty in Finance: Evidence from Two Different Cultures" (with An-Ping Lin, Hai Lu, and Kevin Veenstra), Review of Accounting Studies, 25: 1230-1262, 2020.

Featured by the Institutional Investor magazine on October 4, 2019.
https://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/b1hfz102pkzb5t/The-Disturbing-Bias-Behind-theAll-America-Research-Team-Vote

"Regulations and brain drain: Evidence from the career choices of Wall Street star analysts" (with Yuyan Guan, Hai Lu, and Franco Wong), Management Science, 65(12): 5766-5784, 2019.

Summarized in Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 204, Cato Institute, March 4, 2020. https://www.cato.org/publications/research-briefs-economic-policy/regulations-brain-drainevidence-wall-street-star

"Aggregate Earnings Surprises, Monetary Policy, and Stock Returns" (with Rebecca Hann and Lindsey Gallo), Journal of Accounting & Economics, 62 (1): 103-120, 2016.

Articles in Proceedings

Li, Congcong; Li, Shaokun; Lu, Hai (2021). Does the All-Star Award Affect Analysts' Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design and the Field, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Virtual Meeting.

Hope, Ole-Kristian; Li, Congcong; Lin, An-Ping; Rabier, MaryJane. (2019). Happy analysts, the Hawaii Accounting Research Conference (HARC), Honolulu, HI.

Hope, Ole-Kristian; Li, Congcong; Lin, An-Ping; Rabier, MaryJane. (2018). Happy analysts, 29th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, New Orleans, LA.

Li, Congcong; Rabier, MaryJane. (2018).The spillover of value relevant information about target peers during acquisitions, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Gallo, Lindsey; Hann, Rebecca; Li, Congcong; Zotova, Viktoriya. (2018). Is the US unique? International evidence on the aggregate earnings-returns association, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Li, Congcong; Ma, Mark; Omer, Tom; Sun, Kunpeng. (2018). How does tax avoidance affect transparency? ABFER 6th Annual Conference, Singapore.

Gallo, Lindsey; Hann, Rebecca; Li, Congcong; Zotova, Viktoriya. (2018). Is the US unique? International evidence on the aggregate earnings-returns association, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting, Austin, TX.

Li, Congcong; Lin, An-Ping; Lu, Hai. (2017). Analyzing the analysts: The effects of technical and social skills on analyst careers, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Li, Congcong; Lin, An-Ping; Lu, Hai; Veenstra, Kevin. (2017). Beauty premium? Evidence from institutional investors' voting for all-star analysts, ABFER 5th Annual Conference, Singapore.

Li, Congcong. (2016). The hidden face of the media: How financial journalists produce information, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Li, Congcong; Lin, An-Ping; Lu, Hai. (2016). Analyzing the analysts: The effect of technical and social skills on analyst careers, Accounting Conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Hann, Rebecca; Li, Congcong; Ognev, Maria. (2016). Another look at the macroeconomic information content of aggregate earnings, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.