Working Papers 

Information Externality, Firm Boundaries, and Accounting Standardization

(with Zeqiong Huang and Yun Zhang)

Accelerating Innovation: Opening the Black Box of Startup Accelerators and Incubators
(with Tristan Fitzgerald)

Understanding the Impact of Expansion of Health Insurance Coverage in Texas on Financial Well-being of Patients and Hospitals
(with Benjamin Ukert, Benjamin Klopack, and Xinyue Ye)

Auditing vs. Agreement Mechanisms in Crowdsourcing
(with Alex Brown and Rupert Freeman)

Limited Attention and Accounting Recognition
(with Pierre Liang and Zeqiong Huang) 

Performance Measurement and a Theory of Management
(with Maris Goldmanis). Preparing for Review of Accounting Studies.

Manuscripts Under Review 

Disclosure and Incentives for Risk

(with Somdutta Basu and Yiwen Li). Submitted, Journal of Financial Reporting

Limits to Auditor Reputational Incentives
(with Somdutta Basu and Yiwen Li).  Submitted, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance.

Optimal Incentives for Corporate Tax Avoidance

Manuscript in Preparation for Submission

Managerial Talent and Performance Targets: Theory and Evidence

(with Sarah Marriott and Charlotte Li). Preparing for Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Published Papers 

Bitcoin and the Academy

(Journal of Investing, January 2024)

Team Incentives Under Private Contracting

(with Maris Goldmanis, RAND Journal of Economics, May 2021)

Smart Cities, Dumb Infrastructure: Policy-Induced Competition in Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Systems

(with Brent Skorup, Texas Review of Law and Politics, Fall 2020)

Optimal Performance Targets

(with Keri Hu and Yiwen Li, Journal of Management Accounting Research, May 2020)

Effects of Accounting Conservatism on Investment Efficiency and Innovation

(with Volker Laux, Journal of Accounting and Economics, August 2020)

Online Outsourcing and The Future of Work                           

(with Tessa Thomas, Journal of Global Responsibility, August 2019)

An Efficient Revenue Distribution Method in a Cyber-Enabled Manufacturing System   

(with Jyhwen Wang, Tao Zhao, V. Jorge Leon, and I-Hong Hou, Manufacturing Letters, August 2018)

A Non-Monetary Mechanism for Optimal Rate Control Through Efficient Cost Allocation      

(with Tao Zhao and I-Hong Hu, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, June 2018)

An Information-Based Model for the Differential Treatment of Gains and Losses 

(with Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan, Review of Accounting Studies, January 2018)

Artificial Intelligence and Value Investing             

(Journal of Investing, Spring 2018)

One Size Fits All? Cost and Benefits of Uniform Accounting Standards        

(Journal of International Accounting Research, Spring 2018)

A Theoretical Framework for Evaluating Debtor-in-Possession Financing                 

(with Sandeep Dahiya, Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, 2017)

Balancing Difficulty of Performance Targets: Theory and Evidence            

(with Michal Matějka, Review of Accounting Studies, September 2017)

A Non-Monetary Mechanism for Optimal Rate Control Through Efficient Delay Allocation          

(with Tao Zhao and I-Hong Hou, 2017 15th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt2017), Paris, France, May 2017)

Performance Monitoring by Managerial Teams      

(with Pierre Jinghong Liang and Madhav Rajan, The Business and Economics Research Journal, 2016)

Reconciling Full-Cost and Marginal-Cost Pricing

(with Jacob Gramlich, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Spring 2016)

Risk and Volatility: A Differential View

(Journal of Investing, Winter 2016)

Sorting Effects of Performance Pay

(with Maris Goldmanis, Management Science, February 2015)

Staged Investments in Entrepreneurial Financing

(with Sandeep Dahiya, Journal of Corporate Finance, July 2012)

Efficient Cost Allocation

(with Maris Goldmanis, Management Science, July 2012)

Do Accounting Measurements Matter?   

(Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy, 2010)

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Cuba’s Fifty Years of Failed Socialism 

(Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Summer/Fall 2009)

Optimal Team Size and Monitoring in Organizations

(with Pierre Jinghong Liang and Madhav V. Rajan, The Accounting Review, May 2008)

Performance Evaluations and Efficient Sorting

(Journal of Accounting Research, September 2007)

The Retention Effect of Withholding Performance Information

(The Accounting Review, March 2007)