Lin Cheng

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Degrees

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Debt Contracting
  • Textual Analysis

Courses

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

Published and Accepted Papers

  • The Commitment Effect versus Information Effect of Disclosure - Evidence from Smaller Reporting Companies (with Scott Liao and Helen Zhang). The Accounting Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, pp. 1239-1263.
  • Organized Labor and Debt Contracting: Firm-level Evidence from Collective Bargaining (Dissertation). The Accounting Review, Vol. 92, No.3, pp. 57-85.
  • Soft Information in Loan Agreements (with Zahn Bozanic and Tzachi Zach) Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Forthcoming.
    • 2016 JAAF Conference Paper
  • Organized Labor and Audit Fees (with Santanu Mitra and Hakjoon Song) Accounting Horizons, Accepted.

Awards and Honors

  • The Pace Setter Award for Ph.D. Students, The Ohio State University, 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