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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 in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto, Scarborough, with a cross appointment to the Accounting Area at the Rotman School of Management. Her research focuses on the intersection of human capital, financial reporting, and the capital market. Her research examines firms’ connections in the labor market and develops a new measure of labor market peer firms.  Her research agenda focuses on understanding how online professional networking platforms, such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor, 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.