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Liang Tan

Liang Tan

Name: Liang Tan
Title: Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Department: Accountancy
Address: Funger Hall 601S
Phone: 202-994-7481
Email: liangtan@gwu.edu

Degrees:
PhD, Accounting, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2011
MA, Economics, Tufts University, 2006
BA, International Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, 2001

Area of Expertise: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Debt Contracting, Financial Reporting Choice, Information Disclosure, Corporate Governance, Financial Analysts, Market Efficiency

Professor Tan has professional experience as a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Earning a CPA certification in China in 2004, Tan is an active member of both the American Accounting Association and the American Finance Association. Tan served as lead teaching assistant at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and has conducted significant research in accounting, economics and finance.

Publications:
"Creditor Control Rights, State of Nature Verification, and Financial Reporting Conservatism", Journal of Accounting and Economics, February 2013, 55 (1): 1-22.