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Cheng, Lin

Associate Professor of Accounting, CEIBS

Prof. Cheng Lin is an Associate Professor of Accounting at CEIBS. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting & MIS from The Ohio State University in 2012. Prior to joining CEIBS, Prof. Cheng was a tenured Associate Professor of Accounting at Eller College of Management of The University of Arizona. He was also a visiting professor at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in 2018 and at Tsinghua University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2019. 

Prof. Cheng’s research focuses on corporate disclosure, debt contracting, labor economics, and auditing. His papers have been published in top-tier academic journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Journal of Accounting and Economics. He has been invited to present his research at premier universities in Asia and around the world, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, Tilburg University, University of Toronto, and New York University.  

Prof. Cheng has extensive teaching experience. Prior to joining CEIBS, he has taught undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral courses in financial accounting at The University of Arizona, The Ohio State University, and Tsinghua University. Prof. Cheng is a member of America Accounting Association, Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America, and European Accounting Association and an ad hoc reviewer of The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Management Science, and Review of Financial Studies.

  • 2012 Ph.D. Accounting & MIS, The Ohio State University, USA
  • 2007 M.Acc. The Ohio State University, USA 
  • 2006 B.A.S. Accounting, York University, Canada
  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Debt Contracting
  • Labor Economics
  • Auditing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Corporate Governance