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John Jiang

Plante Moran Faculty Fellow, Professor
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N252
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-3031
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    John (Xuefeng) Jiang is the Plante Moran Faculty Fellow, Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, and Professor of Finance (by courtesy) in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He collects novel data to address public policy questions at the interface of accounting and finance. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher. His recent research on cybersecurity has been covered by Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CBS News, U.S. News & World Report, Reuters, and Huffington Post. He receipted the 2017 American Accounting Association (AAA) Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award, which “recognizes accounting research of exceptional merit that has significantly impacted the discipline over a period of at least five years”. His doctoral students obtained tenure track jobs at University of Florida, National University of Singapore, and Miami University. He is a past president of MSU’s Chinese Faculty Club and faculty advisor of Broad China Business Society, a student organization. He passed the Uniform CPA exams in both China and the United States.
  • Publications
    Jiang J, Bai G. Evaluation of Causes of Protected Health Information Breaches. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(2):265–267. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5295
    Ge Bai, John Jiang, and Renee Flasher. 2017.Hospital Risk of Data Breaches. JAMA Internal Medicine 177 (6):878-880.
    John (Xuefeng) Jiang, Isabel Yanyan Wang, and K. Philip Wang (2019) Big N Auditors and Audit Quality: New Evidence from Quasi-Experiments. The Accounting Review: January 2019, Vol. 94, No. 1, pp. 205-227.
    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.
    John (Xuefeng) Jiang and Ge Bai 2020 Types of Information Compromised in Breaches of Protected Health Information.Annals of In ternal Medicine  172:2, 159-160
    John (Xuefeng) Jiang et al., Canary in a Coal Mine? A Look at Initial Data on COVID-19’s Impact on U.S. Hospitals (Commonwealth Fund, June 2020).
    Ge Bai and John Xuefeng Jiang. How to prevent medical records from being hacked 2020 June 22. Wall Street Journal
  • Courses
    • ACC 300: Intermediate Financial Accounting I
    • ACC 301: Intermediate Accounting II
    • ACC 905: Doctoral Seminar of Financial Accounting
  • Links

Related News:

MSU alumna testifies to Congress, advocating for better health policies 
Ge Bai (Ph.D. Accounting & Information Systems ’12) shared her expertise at a congressional hearing on Feb. 5.
Here's the kind of data hackers can access about you from hospitals 
New research from the Broad College is the first to uncover the specific data leaked through hospital breaches.
Health care providers – not hackers – leak more of your data, Broad College research finds  
One quarter of all cases caused by unauthorized access or disclosure – more than twice the amount that were hacked
2017 Investiture Ceremony to Honor New Faculty Appointments  
The Broad College continues to invest in world-class faculty as it honors six new endowed faculty professors and fellows
Research: Hospitals Put Data at Risk  
Lying in a hospital bed, the last thing you should to worry about is the threat of a personal data breach
Broad accounting professor recognized for making a difference 
Professor Jiang recognized for making a difference in the lives of students with disabilities.