CHENG, Shijun
Professor of Accounting, Deputy Dean
  • Dr. Shijun Cheng is a Professor of Accounting and Deputy Dean at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He earned his D.Eng. in Industrial Management Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. Previously he was on the faculty of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland (with tenure), and was the Dean of the School of Management, Jinan University, Guangzhou.
    Dr. Cheng focuses his research on managerial accounting, compensation and incentives, and corporate governance. His research has been published in top academic journals such as The Accounting ReviewContemporary Accounting ResearchReview of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Economics. He serves or has served on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research and China Journal of Accounting Research, and on the first academic committee of China Industrial Economics.
    Dr. Cheng has taught Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Essentials of Accounting for Decision Makers, Performance Measurement and Compensation Design, and Corporate Governance for doctoral, masters and undergraduate programs as well as non-degree programs.

  • Research Interests
    Managerial Accounting, Compensation and Incentives and Corporate Governance.

    Journal Publications
    1. Cheng, Shijun, Robert Felix, and Raffi Indjejikian, 2019, Spillover Effects of Internal Control Weakness Disclosures: The Role of Audit Committees and Board Connections, Contemporary Accounting Research.

    2. Cheng, Shijun, Robert Felix, and Yijiang Zhao, 2019, Board interlock networks and informed short sales, Journal of Banking & Finance.

    3. Cheng, Shijun, Augustine Duru, and Yijiang Zhao, 2017, Antitakeover legislation and accounting conservatism: New evidence, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

    4. Cheng, Shijun, Wei Jiang, and Yeqin Zeng, 2016, Does access to capital affect cost stickiness?, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies.

    5. Xu, Xiaoyan, Chunlei Wang, and Shijun Cheng, 2015, Myopic Investor or Active Monitor? The Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Innovation, International Journal of Financial Research.

    6. Cheng, Shijun, and R. Indjejikian, 2009, The Market for Corporate Control and CEO Compensation: Complements or Substitutes?, Contemporary Accounting Research.

    7. Cheng, Shijun, and Raffi Indjejikian, 2009, Managerial influence and CEO performance incentives, International Review of Law and Economics.

    8. Cheng, Shijun, 2008, Perceived importance of corporate boards in October 1987, Finance Research Letters.

    9. Cheng, Shijun, 2008, Board size and firm performance: The moderating effects of the market for corporate control, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

    10. Cheng, Shijun, 2008, Board Size and the Variability of Corporate Performance, Journal of Financial Economics.

    11. Cheng, Shijun, 2007, Insider Trades and Private Information: A Special Case of Delayed-disclosure, The Review of Financial Studies.

    12. Cheng, Shijun, 2006, The role of peer performance in managerial compensation surrounding the 1996 Telecommunications Act, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

    13. Cheng, Shijun, and Madhav V. Rajan , 2005, Identifying Control Motives in Managerial Ownership: Evidence from Antitakeover Legislation, The Review of Financial Studies.

    14. Cheng, Shijun, 2004, R&D Expenditures and CEO Compensation, The Accounting Review.

    15. Cheng, Shijun, 1998, On the pitfall of using intuitive judgment in audit scheduling, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.

    16. Chan, Hung K., and Shijun Cheng, 1998, Audit scheduling and the control of travel costs using an optimization model for multinational and multilocational audits, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance.

  • Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Accounting for Senior Managers, Corporate Governance and Accounting.