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Nan Li

Nan Li

Nan Li

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough


PhD, University of Chicago, 2014
MBA, University of Chicago, 2014
MA, Peking University, 2009
BA, Zhejiang University, 2006




Nan Li is an Assistant Professor of Accounting. She studies social networks and capital markets, financial reporting, and payout policy. Her research examines firms’ connections in the labor market as a new measure of economic linkages among firms.  Her research agenda focuses on understanding how new information transmission channels such as social media reshape a firm’s information environment.  

Academic Positions

  • 2014-Present

    Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

Social Media and Capital Markets, Financial Reporting and Corporate Disclosures, Labor Economics, Social Networks, Payout Policy.

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