Associate Professor | Director of Postgraduate Program
School of Accounting - CA | PhD, Nanyang Technological University | MA, Humboldt University of Berlin | BSc, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Lili Dai is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the UNSW Business School. He is also a deputy editor of the Accounting and Finance journal, a home journal published on behalf of The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ). His research interests are in the areas of capital markets-based research in accounting, auditing, and financial issues.
Before joining UNSW, Lili held academic positions at the College of Business and Economics, Australian National University (ANU), and the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). He completed a Ph.D. in Business at the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Lili's publications have appeared in the world-leading and reputable journals including the Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Accounting Studies, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance.
His recent studies have been nominated for the Best Paper Award in Financial Accounting and the Best Paper Award in Auditing at the AFAANZ Annual Conference. Lili's research was funded by AFAANZ and the research grants from UNSW and ANU. His research achievement has been recognized by the UNSW Business School Research Excellence Award.
Find more information about Lili's recent research work on the personal website.
2021 AFAANZ Conference Best Paper Award in Financial Accounting
2021 AFAANZ Conference Best Paper Award in Auditing
2020 UNSW Business School Research Excellence Award
2020 Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand Research Grant ($7,114)
2018 UNSW Business School BSRG Grant ($10,000)
2017 Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand Research Grant ($5,000)
2016 ANU College of Business and Economics Quality Research Publication Scheme ($7,000)
2014 ANU College of Business and Economics Research School Grant ($10,000)