Youli Zou joined UConn in 2020 after spending seven years on the faculty of George Washington University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Peking University, China and her Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Toronto. She teaches financial accounting courses in the undergraduate program. Youli’s research interests include various stakeholders’ role in shaping financial reporting and economic consequences of accounting regulation.
- “Strategic Entry Decisions, Accounting Signals, and Risk Management Disclosure.” 2022. Winner of the 2015 AAA Competitive Manuscript Award and 2014 FARS Best Dissertation Award. Accepted, Contemporary Accounting Research.
- “Information Externalities of SFAS 161: Evidence from Supply Chains.” 2021. With Jing Chen and Yiwei Dou, The Accounting Review.
- “The Effect of Credit Competition on Banks’ Loan Loss Provisions.” 2018. With Yiwei Dou and Stephen G. Ryan. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
- “Blockholder Exit Threats and Financial Reporting Quality.” 2018. With Yiwei Dou, Ole-Kristian Hope, and Wayne B. Thomas. Contemporary Accounting Research.
- “Labor Unemployment Insurance and Earnings Management.” 2016. With Yiwei Dou and Mo Khan. Journal of Accounting & Economics.
- “Individual Large Shareholders, Earnings Management, and Capital Market Consequences.” 2016. With Yiwei Dou, Ole-Kristian Hope, and Wayne B. Thomas, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.
See my work at: Google Scholar | SSRN Page
- Ph.D. in Accounting | 2013 | Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- M.A. in Economics | 2008 | School of Economics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
- B.A. in Finance | 2006 | School of Economics, Peking University, Beijing, China