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Xuefeng  Jiang

Xuefeng (John) Jiang

Plante Moran Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor
Department: Accounting and Information Systems

Office: N252 Business College Complex

Telephone: (517) 432-3031


John (Xuefeng) Jiang is an Associate Professor at Michigan State University's Broad College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2005. He has passed the CPA exams in both China and the United States.

Financial Accounting, Chief Financial Officer, Credit Ratings, Accounting Standard Setting, Cyber Security


  • John Jiang and Ge Bai. 2018. What Caused the Breach of Protected Health Information (PHI)? A Detailed Analysis of 1,138 Cases That Affected 164 Million Patients. JAMA Internal Medicine (forthcoming)
  • Ge Bai, John Jiang, and Renee Flasher. 2017.Hospital Risk of Data Breaches. JAMA Internal Medicine 177 (6):878-880.
  • John Jiang, Isabel Wang and Philip Wang. 2017 Big N Auditor and Audit Quality: New Evidence from Quasi-experiments. The Accounting Review (forthcoming),
  • John Jiang, Isabel Wang, and Dan Wangerin. 2017. How Does the FASB Make Decisions? A Descriptive Study of Agenda Setting and the Role of Individual Board Members, Accounting, Organizations and Society (forthcoming), 
  • John Jiang, Isabel Wang, and Philip Wang. 2017. Revolving Rating Analysts and Ratings of Mortgage-backed and Asset-backed Securities: Evidence from LinkedIn. Management Science (forthcoming),
  • John Jiang, Kathy Petroni, Isabel Wang, 2016. Private Intermediary Innovation and Market Liquidity: Evidence from the Pink Sheets Market. Contemporary Accounting Research 33:920-948. Formerly titled "Did Stop Signs Stop Investor Trading? Investor Attention and Liquidity in the Pink Sheets Tiers of the OTC Market". Presented at the 2013 CAR Conference
  • John Jiang, Isabel Wang, Yuan Xie, 2015. Does It Matter Who Serves on the Financial Accounting Standards Board? Bob Herz's Resignation and Fair Value Accounting for Loans. Review of Accounting Studies 20:371-394. 
  • John Jiang, Mary Stanford and Yuan Xie 2012. Does it matter who pays for bond ratings? Historical evidence. Journal of Financial Economics 105:3: 607-621. 
  • John Jiang, Kathy Petroni and Isabel Wang. (2010). CFOs and CEOs: Who Have the Most Influence on Earnings Management?. Journal of Financial Economics. 96: 3. 513-526.
  • Linda Bamber, John Jiang and Isabel Wang. (2010 July). What's my style? The influence of top managers on voluntary corporate financial disclosures. The Accounting Review. 85: 4. 1131-1162.
  • Linda Bamber, Kathy Petroni, John Jiang and Isabel Wang. (2010 January). Comprehensive Income: Who's afraid of Performance Statement Reporting?. The Accounting Review. 85: 1. 97-126.
  • Ben Ayers, John Jiang and Stacie Laplante. (2009). Taxable Income as a Performance Measure: The Effects of Tax Planning and Earnings Quality. Contemporary Accounting Research. 26: 1. 1-44. Presented at the 2007 CAR Conference
  • John Jiang. (2008 March). Beating Earnings Benchmarks and the Cost of Debt. The Accounting Review. 83: 2. 377-416.
  • Ben Ayers, John Jiang, and Eric Yeung. (2006 May). Discretionary Accruals and Earnings. The Accounting Review. 81: 3. 617-652.
  • ACC 300: Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACC 301: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 905: Doctoral Seminar of Financial Accounting

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