Lei Zhao, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S. in Actuarial Science and Statistics, University of Central Missouri
M.A. in Accounting, University of Central Missouri
B.A. in Accounting, North China Electric Power University
Determinants and Consequences of Transparency, Role of Auditing in Capital Market
Publications and Media Placements
Khurana, I. K., and Zhao, L. (2019). Does the JOBS Act Reduce Compliance Costs of Emerging Growth Companies? Theory and Evidence. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (gold), 38(4), 151-175.
Honors and Awards
- AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow (2017)
- AAA FARS Doctoral Consortium (2016)
- Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, University of Missouri (2017)
Professional Organizations and Associations
Reviewer, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (2019 - Present)