Dr. Hua (Christine) Xin joined University of Louisville as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in August 2015. Prior to joining UofL, she interned at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) as a research analyst. Her research focuses on information economy theory and market microstructure, as well as on changes in the information environment due to regulatory change (e.g., the Sarbanes Oxley Act). Her research papers have been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting Horizons (AH), Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (JAAF). Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (RQFA), The CPA Journal (CPA), Journal of Accounting, Ethics, and Public Policy (JAEPP). She also reviewed papers for most of these journals as well as for other peer reviewed journals such as Accounting and Finance, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting (JIFMA), Asian Review of Accounting (ARA), International Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Performance Evaluation (IJAAPE).
Dr. Xin received her B.A. in Human Resource Management and M.S. in Business Management from Beijing Technology and Business University in Beijing, China, and her Ph.D. in Accounting, from Rutgers University, Rutgers Business School. Dr. Xin also visited NYU as a visiting PhD student. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Xin interned at Hua Zhong Securities as a Financial Analyst. She has received the best paper awards in AAA and international conferences.
- PhD (Accounting) Rutgers University, 2015
- MS (Business Management) Beijing Technology and Business University, China, 2010
- BBA (Human Resource Management) Beijing Technology and Business University, China, 2006
Awards & Honors
Global Finance Association
University of Louisville
American Accounting Association (Mid-Atlantic)
International business research conference, Melbourne Australia
Research & Publications
The spread and use of blockchainsThe CPA Journal. July 1, 2021
Earnings management in the short- and long-term post-regulation periodsReview of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. June 8, 2021
Asymmetric timing of gain and recognition and insider trading profitabilityJournal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. May 4, 2021
Religiosity, shareholder lawsuits, and employee whistleblowingJournal of Accounting Ethics and Public Policy. January 15, 2021
Bold stock recommendations: Informative or worthless?Contemporary Accounting Research. June 20, 2020