Dr. Hua (Christine) Xin
Associate Professor Accounting
Dr. Xin’s research interests are in financial accounting and auditing areas, which include: disclosure; accounting conservatism; insider trading; financial analysts; audit fee; audit market, etc. She is also interested in cutting edge topics like blockchain; whistleblowing; ESG; remote audit; religiosity, etc.
- Ph.D. Accounting, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University, 2015
- M.S. Business Management, Beijing Technology and Business University, 2010
- B.B.A. Human Resource Management, Beijing Technology and Business University, 2006
- “A Research Note on Textual Disclosures About Blockchain Technology in 10-Ks.” with Ben Foster (2022). Journal of Accounting, Ethics, and Public Policy 23 (1): 1-11.
- “Earnings Management in the Short- and Long Term Post-regulation periods” with Hassan Espahbodi, Reza Espahbodi and Kose John (2021). Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming.
- “The Spread and Use of Blockchains: Investigating Mentions in 10-K Reports” with Ben Foster (2021). The CPA Journal 91 (5/6): 42-47.
- “Asymmetric Timing of Gain and Loss Recognition and Insider Trading Profitability”
with Michael Tang (2021). Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Forthcoming.
- Best Paper Award at Global Finance Association 2018
- “Religiosity, Shareholder Lawsuits, and Employee Whistleblowing” with Ying Huang and Kose John (2021). Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy 22 (1): 27-58
- “Bold Stock Recommendations: Informative or Worthless?” with Dan Palmon and Bharat Sarath (2020). Contemporary Accounting Research 37 (2): 773-801.
- “Management Earnings Forecasts and Accounting Conservatism” with Bikki Jaggi and Joshua Ronen (2020). Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Forthcoming.
- “The Impact of Top Management Team Characteristics on the Choice of Earnings Management Strategies: Evidence from China” with Baolei Qi, Jerry Lin and Gaoliang Tian (2018). Accounting Horizons 32 (1): 143-164.
- “Impact of Religiosity on Auditors’ Behavior and Audit Fees” with Bikki Jaggi (2017). Journal of Accounting, Ethics, and Public Policy 18 (3): 439-493.
- ACC 201 Accounting Principles I
- ACC 202 Accounting Principles II
- ACC 301 Intermediate Accounting I
- ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting II
- ACC 451 Auditing