PhD Student: Yimeng Li

“My research interests include corporate disclosures, information acquisition, regulation, and data analytics.”

Hometown: Liaoning, China


  • Master of Finance, Tulane University
  • Master in Accounting, Xiamen University, China
  • Bachelor in Accounting, Xiamen University, China

Yimeng Li's CV

Working Papers

  • Weather-Induced Mood and Information Acquisition (Job Market Paper)
    • Presented at FARS (scheduled, 2024), AAA Annual Meeting (2023), Tulane University (2022)
  • The Role of Exhibits in Form 10-K: Evidence from Information Acquisition within the 10-K Bundle with Stephanie F. Cheng and Pengkai Lin
    • Under review at the Journal of Accounting and Economics
    • Presented at FARS (scheduled, 2024), FMA Annual Meeting (2023), University of British Columbia (2023)*, University of Alberta (2023)*, CAAA Annual Conference (2023), Hawaii Accounting Research Conference (2023)*, Annual Rotman Accounting Research Conference (2022)*, Haskayne and Fox Accounting Conference (2022)*, and Tulane University (2022)
  • Consequences of the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax: Evidence from the U.S. Property and Casualty Insurance Industry with Gus De Franco, John R. Page, and Da Xu
    • Under review at the Journal of Accounting Research
    • Presented at FARS (scheduled, 2024), Rice University* (2023), Southern Risk & Insurance Association* (2022), University of Waterloo* (2019), Tulane University* (2019)
  • The Primacy Effect in Information Acquisition: Evidence from 10-K Exhibits with Stephanie F. Cheng and Pengkai Lin
    • Presented at Haskayne and Fox Accounting Conference* (2023)

Research in Progress

  • The Focal and Spillover Effects of ASUs Early Adoption (Sole-authored)
    • Presented at AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium (2022)
  • Information Acquisition by the Environmental Protection Agency with Stephanie F. Cheng, Gus De Franco, and Pengkai Lin

* Denotes presented by coauthors

Teaching Experience


  • Fall 2021 Financial Accounting
  • Spring 2023 Financial Accounting
  • Latest rating: Mean 4.6/5.0, Median 5.0/5.0

Teaching Assistant

  • Spring 2022 Accounting Analytics
  • Spring 2021, Spring 2020 Accounting for Business and Financial Risks
  • Fall 2018 Advanced Financial Management
  • Fall 2017 Intermediate Financial Accounting
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