Lin Cheng

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Degrees

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2012
MAcc, The Ohio State University, 2007
Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, Your University (Toronto, Canada), 2006

Areas of Expertise

  • Corparte Disclosure
  • Debt Contracting
  • Financial Constraints
  • Textual Analysis

Current Research

Courses

ACCT 400C, Internediate Financial Accountng
ACCT 400E, Internediate Accounting for Business Administration Majors

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