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Wei Li

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 2008
M.S., Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
M.S., Accounting, Tsinghua University, 2002
B.S., Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1999

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2014
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008
Instructor, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006

Recent Publications

Li, W. Forthcoming. A Theory on the Discontinuity in Earnings Distributions. Contemporary Accounting Research

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011, 2012, 2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial Accounting (Introductory and Intermediate)

Financial Reporting and Disclosure, Analyst Forecasts, Performance Measurement, Earnings Management, Incentives