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Lin Cheng

Lin Cheng

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Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2012
  • MAcc, The Ohio State University, 2007
  • Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, York University (Toronto, Canada), 2006
Current Courses
  • Acct 400C, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Fall 2014
  • Acct 400E, Intermediate Accounting, Fall 2014
Research Interests
  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Debt Contracting
  • Financial Constraints
  • Textual Analysis
Working Papers
  • “The Commitment Effect versus Information Effect of Disclosure - Evidence from Smaller Reporting Companies” (with Scott Liao and Helen Zhang)
    Conditionally Accepted at The Accounting Review
  • “The Information Content of Differences in Financial Constraints Risk Disclosure Requirement” (with Anne Beatty and Helen Zhang)
  • “Non-Recurring Items in Debt Contracts” (with Anne Beatty and Tzachi Zach)
  • “Organized Labor and Debt Contracting” (sole-authored)
  • “Loan Loss Provisioning and Differences of Opinion” (sole-authored)
Professional Associations
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA)
  • European Accounting Association (EAA)
Awards and Honors
  • The Pace Setter Award for Ph.D. Students, The Ohio State University, 2012
  • National Center for the Middle Market Scholar, 2012
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2011
  • Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominee, The Ohio State University, 2011
  • University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2007
  • Summa Cum Laude, York University, 2006
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