Bio and CV

Professor of Accounting
2016 — Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School (formerly GSIA)
 Associate Professor of Accounting
2004 — 2016 Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School (formerly GSIA)
Assistant Professor of Accounting
1998 — 2004 Carnegie Mellon University, GSIA
Other Academic Affiliations
2012 — China Academy for Financial Research (CAFR) and Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Education
Ph. D., 1998 University of Florida, Business Administration (Accounting)
M. A., 1991 University of New Hampshire, Economics
B. A., 1990 Xiamen University, China, International Finance
Fields of Interest
Accounting Theory, Information Economics.
Awards
American Accounting Association (AAA) Management Accounting Section (MAS)’s Best Paper at the Annual Meeting Award for “Limited Managerial Attention and Endogenous Precision of Performance Measures,” joint work with Lin Nan (Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University). 2009, New York, NY
Undergraduate Teaching Award for “Excellence in the Classroom,” Tepper School of Business, 2007-2008
BP America Research Chair 2003-2004
Authur Andersen Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 1997-1998
For Media
Pierre Jinghong Liang is a Professor of Accounting at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Professor Liang also has a research affiliation with China Academy for Financial Research (CAFR) and Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF). 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, European Accounting Review, 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 financial institutions. 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.
Contact Information
Electronic Carrier Postal
Tel: 412-268-3315
Fax: 412-268-7345
Email: liangj at andrew dot cmu dot edu
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
Posner Hall 362
Tech and Frew Streets
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
USA
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
USA

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