Associate Professor of Accounting
Office: 358 Business Building
Member of Faculty Since: 2005
Guojin Gong is currently an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Smeal College of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Iowa, a M.S. in Economics from Washington University at St. Louis, and a B.A. in Economics from Peking University in China. Her research interests are in financial disclosure and corporate governance, with a focus on voluntary disclosure and executive compensation. Her research has been published in leading academic journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Review of Accounting Studies, and Management Science. In addition, her research has been featured in Wall Street Journal and other business media.
Professor Gong’s teaching interests include financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and equity valuation. She has taught “Intermediate Financial Accounting” to undergraduates and “Research Methodology” to Ph.D. students in the Smeal College of Business.
Professor Gong serves on the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research (2014-2016), and serves as Associate Editor of China Accounting and Finance Review (2015-2016). She is also a member of the American Accounting Association and American Finance Association.
Divya Anantharaman, Vivian Fang, and Guojin Gong, "Inside debt and the design of corporate debt contracts", Management Science, 60 (5), pp.1260-1280.
Guojin Gong, Laura Li, and Ling Zhou, "Earnings non-synchronicity and voluntary disclosure", Contemporary Accounting Research, 30 (4), pp. 1560-1589.
Guojin Gong, Bin Ke, and Yong Yu, "Home country investor protection, ownership structure and cross-listed firms’ compliance with SOX-mandated internal control deficiency disclosures", Contemporary Accounting Research, 30 (4), pp. 1490-1523.
Guojin Gong, Laura Li, and Jeff Wang, "Serial correlation in management earnings forecast errors", Journal of Accounting Research, 49 (3), pp. 677-720.
Guojin Gong, Laura Li, and Jae Yong Shin, "Relative performance evaluation and related peer groups in executive compensation contracts", The Accounting Review, 86 (3), pp. 1007-1043.
Guojin Gong, Laura Li, and Hong Xie, "The association between management earnings forecasts errors and accruals", The Accounting Review, 84 (2), pp. 497-530.
Daniel Collins, Guojin Gong, and Haidan Li, "Corporate governance and backdating of executive stock options", Contemporary Accounting Research, 26 (2), pp. 403-445.
Guojin Gong, Henock Louis, and Amy Sun, "Earnings management, lawsuits, and stock-for-stock acquirers? market performance", Journal of Accounting and Economics, 46 (1), pp. 62-77.
Guojin Gong, Henock Louis, and Amy Sun, "Earnings management and firm performance following open-market repurchase", Journal of Finance, 63 (2), pp. 947-986.
Daniel Collins, Guojin Gong, and Paul Hribar, "Investor sophistication and the mispricing of accruals", Review of Accounting Studies, 8 (2-3), pp. 251-276.
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Iowa, 2005
M.A., Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, 2000
B.A., Economics, Peking University (P.R.CHINA), 1997
ACCTG 471, Intermediate Accounting I
ACCTG 501, Research Methodology