Heather LI

  • Assistant Professor, Accounting
  • PhD University of Toronto
  • BMath University of Waterloo
  • MAcc University of Waterloo

Teaching Interests

financial accounting

Research Interests

financial disclosure, textual data, auditing

Professional Memberships

  • CPA 2008 - Present
  • Publications

    Journal Articles

  • LI, H. (2021). Litigation-disclosure modifications in the 10-K: Large-sample evidence. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance.
  • Enache, L., Fogel-Yaari, H., LI, H. (2021). Signaling Long-Term Focus through Textual Emphasis on Innovation: Are Firms Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?. .
  • Lapointe-Antunes, P., Veenstra, K., Brown, K., LI, H. (2021). Welcome to the Gray Zone: Shades of Honesty and Earnings Management. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • De Franco, Gus, ., Fogel-Yaari, H., LI, H. (2020). MD&A Textual Similarity and Auditors. AUDITING-A JOURNAL OF PRACTICE & THEORY, (39) 3 105-131.
  • LI, H. (2019). Repetitive disclosures in the MD&A. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS FINANCE & ACCOUNTING, (46) 9-10 1063-1096.
  • Koh, K., LI, H., Tong, Y. H. (). Corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance and stakeholder engagement: Evidence from the quantity and quality of CSR disclosures. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. Forthcoming.
  • Presentations

  • LI, H. (2021). “Strategy discourse: Do leaders cater to transient institutional investors?” Presented at theAAA
  • LI, H. (2021). “Is Myopia Contagious? The Effect of Investor Culture on Corporate Disclosure Time Orientation” Presented at theAsian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research
  • LI, H. (2020). “Is Myopia Contagious? The Effect of Investor Culture on Corporate Disclosure Time Orientation.” Presented at theAAA 2020 Virtual
  • Service

    Department Service

  • Committee Member for Strategic committee 2022 - Present
  • University Service

  • Student Organization Advisor for PWC case competition 2022 - 2022