Xiaotao Kelvin Liu

Northeastern University - Accounting Group

Associate Professor

404B Hayden Hall

360 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The Allowance for Uncollectible Accounts, Conservatism, and Earnings Management

Journal of Accounting Research 48 (3) June 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Scott B. Jackson and Xiaotao Kelvin Liu
University of South Carolina and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
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Conservatism, earnings management, the allowance for uncollectible accounts, bad debt expense

Economic Consequences of Firms' Depreciation Method Choice: Evidence from Capital Investments

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 54-68, October 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Scott B. Jackson, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Mark Cecchini
University of South Carolina, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of South Carolina
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Accounting depreciation, depreciation method choice, economic consequences, accounting book value, capital investments, straight-line depreciation, accelerated depreciation

Economic Consequences of Firms' Depreciation Method Choice: Evidence from Capital Investments

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 48, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Scott B. Jackson, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Mark Cecchini
University of South Carolina, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of South Carolina

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Accounting depreciation, depreciation method choice, economic consequences, accounting book value, capital investments, straight-line depreciation, accelerated depreciation

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Managers’ Unethical Fraudulent Financial Reporting: The Effect of Control Strength and Control Framing

Journal of Business Ethics 129 (2) June 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu, Arnold Wright and Yi-Jing Wu
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
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Unethical behavior; Fraudulent financial reporting; Fraud triangle; Rationalization; Internal controls

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Misclassifying Core Expenses as Special Items: Cost of Goods Sold or Selling, General, and Administrative Expenses?

Contemporary Accounting Research (2017) 34(1): 400-426., Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2633028
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
Yun Fan and Xiaotao Kelvin Liu
University of Oklahoma - Steed School of Accounting and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
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classification shifting; special items; gross margin; earnings benchmarks; real activities management

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Do Initial Public Offering Firms Manage Accruals? Evidence from Individual Accounts

Review of Accounting Studies 17 (1) March 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Mark Cecchini, Scott B. Jackson and Xiaotao Kelvin Liu
University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
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initial public offering, earnings management, allowance for uncollectible accounts, bad debt expense

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The Effects of Vertical Pay Dispersion: Experimental Evidence in a Budget Setting

Contemporary Accounting Research 34 (1) Spring 2017, 2014 Canadian Accounting Research Annual Conference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Lan Guo, Theresa Libby and Xiaotao Kelvin Liu
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
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vertical pay dispersion, control strength, misreporting, budgeting

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Do IPO Firms Misclassify Expenses? Implications for IPO Price Formation and Post-IPO Stock Performance

Management Science, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 3573564
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Biyu Wu
Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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initial public offerings, classification shifting, price formation, post-IPO performance

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Stakeholder Orientations and Cost Management

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu, Xiaoxia Liu and Colin Reid
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Hohai University and Washington and Lee University - Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics
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The Joint Effects of Supervisor Pay Transparency and Vertical Pay Dispersion on Reporting Honesty

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu, Yu Tian and Yue May Zhang
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, University of Central Florida - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
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pay secrecy, pay transparency, vertical pay dispersion, budgeting, reporting honesty

Vertical Pay Dispersion, Peer Observability and Misreporting in a Participative Budgeting Setting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming , Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2948906
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Lan Guo, Theresa Libby, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Yu Tian
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Central Florida - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
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Vertical Pay Dispersion, Peer Observability, Misreporting, Fairness, Social Norms

Vertical Pay Dispersion, Peer Observability, and Misreporting in a Participative Budgeting Setting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 3406040
Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Lan Guo, Theresa Libby, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Yu Tian
Wilfrid Laurier University, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Central Florida - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting

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vertical pay dispersion, peer observability, misreporting, fairness, social norms

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The Chief Information Officer: Impact on Organizational Forecasting Outcomes

Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu, David Preston and John (Jianqiu) Bai
Northeastern University - Accounting Group, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business
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Chief Information Officer (CIO), Upper Echelons Theory, Agency Theory, Information Processing Theory, IS Leadership, Strategic Management, Top Management, Management Earnings Forecasts

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CFO Social Ties to Non-CEO Senior Managers and Financial Restatements

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Yu Flora Kuang, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu, Srikanth Paruchuri and Bo Qin
The University of Melbourne, Northeastern University - Accounting Group, Pennsylvania State University, Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, Students and The University of Melbourne
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CFO, Social Ties, Financial Restatements, Financial Reporting Quality

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Faultlines among Senior Executives, Internal Control and Corporate Disclosure

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Feb 2021
Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and Mathijs Van Peteghem
Northeastern University - Accounting Group and Maastricht University - Department of Accounting and Information Management
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Demographic faultlines; internal control; corporate disclosure; senior executives

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Paid For Looks When Others Are Looking: CEO Facial Traits, Compensation, and Corporate Visibility

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming, Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 3580448
Posted: 14 May 2020
Thomas Canace, Anna Cianci, Xiaotao Kelvin Liu and George T. Tsakumis
Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

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Facial Traits; CEO Compensation; Corporate Visibility