Formerly Graduate School of Industrial Administration (GSIA)
William Larimer Mellon, Founder
Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890
United States of America

Pierre Jinghong Liang
Professor of Accounting

Working Papers and Publications
Working Papers
  • "Yuji Ijiri's Fairness Question: Perspectives from Analytic Ethics and Game Theory " with Tae Wan Kim (of FRB) and John Hooker (of City University of Hong Kong). (first version: June 2020).
  • "The Real Effect of Financial Reporting: a Quantitative Assessment " with Bo Sun and Sean Tam (both of Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University). (first version: August 2016).
  • "Disagreement and Discretionary Monetary Policy" with Marvin Goodfriend (of Carnegie Mellon University) and Gaoqing Zhang (of University of Minnesota). (first version: Sep 2015).
  • "New Classical Income Measurement: A Choice-Theoretic Axiomatic Approach" with Jeremy Bertomeu (of Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University). Tepper working paper #2006-E61, June 2006, 32 pages. Invited to Revise-&-Resubmit at Accounting, Economics, and Law: a Convivum.
Published and Forthcoming Papers
Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings
  • "Accounting in Partnerships" with Steven J. Huddart (Penn State), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of American Economic Associations, vol 93 no. 2 (May 2003) p. 410-414.
Commentaries/Book Reviews
  • "An Invitation to Theory" China Journal of Accounting Research, 2010, vol.3, No 1, p.1-12. The essay is based on a plenary speech given by Pierre Jinghong Liang at the fourth Symposium of China Journal of Accounting Research (CJAR), December 17-18, 2010 at Beijing, China.
  • "Information Economics and Accounting Measurement: a Blueprint for Scholarly Research" with Xiao-Jun Zhang (UC-Berkeley). China Accounting Review, 2008, vol.6, No 1, p.109-118. The essay is based on a plenary speech given by Pierre Jinghong Liang at the Sixth International Symposium on Empirical Accounting Research held at Xiamen, China on December 16, 2007.
  • "Some Thoughts on the Intellectual Foundations of Accounting" with Joel Demski, John Fellingham, Jonathan Glover, Yuji Ijiri, and Shyam Sunder Accounting Horizons vol. 16 no. 2, (June 2002) p. 157-68.
  • Book Review of Accounting Disclosure and Real Effects by Chandra Kanodia (Hanover MA: now Publishers Inc. 2007). The Accounting Review vol. 85 no. 3, (May 2010) p. 1119-1110.
Edited Book
Unpublished Monograph
  • Models for Intertemporal Accounting to Separate Facts and Forecasts: Adapting to CEO/CFO Certification and SEC's Safe Harbor Rules, a monograph sponsored by KPMG-UIUC Business Measurement Research Grant, with Jonathan C. Glover, Yuji Ijiri, and Carolyn B. Levine (of Tepper School of Business). Draft chapters (1-6), July 2004, 110 pages.

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