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Brent Yi Yi Lao

Assistant Professor
Accounting
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 304
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Biography

Brent Lao is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Illinois State University.

Current Courses

231.001Intermediate Accounting I

337.001Advanced Financial Accounting

337.002Advanced Financial Accounting

231.001Intermediate Accounting I

Teaching Interests & Areas

Financial Accounting

Research Interests & Areas

Financial Reporting, Firm Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility

PhD Accounting

University of Texas - Austin

Other Accounting

Indiana University at Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Other Accounting and Finance

Indiana University at Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

RSM Faculty of the Year

RSM
2021

University of Texas McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin
2013

Bonham Fund Grant

University of Texas at Austin
2012

University of Texas McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin
2012

Bonham Fund Grant

University of Texas at Austin
2011

University of Texas McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin
2011

Bonham Fund Grant

University of Texas at Austin
2010

University of Texas McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin
2010

Bonham Fund Grant

University of Texas at Austin
2009

University of Texas McCombs School of Business Doctoral Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin
2009

Journal Article

Huang, K., Lao, B., & McPhee, G. Internal information quality and patent-related innovation. Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting (2020)
Lao, B., & Yi, S. Financial misreporting and peer firms' operational efficiency. Accounting and Finance (2019)
Lao, B., Huang, K., & McPhee, G. Does stock liquidity affect accrual-based earnings management?. Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting (2017)

Working Paper

Lao, B. Post-implementation analysis of Critical Audit Matters. The CPA Journal

Presentations

Internal information quality and CSR performance. Management Accounting Section (MAS) Midyear Meeting. AAA. (2021)
The dynamic effects of accounting disclosure quantity on investors’ interpretation of financial disclosures. AAA Annual Meeting & Conference. AAA. (2021)
Empirical assessment of audit quality in the IPO market. AAA Annual Meeting & Conference. AAA. (2020)
Empirical assessment of auditor quality in the IPO market. Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Conference. CAAA. (2020)
The impact of catastrophes on accounting quality in the P&C industry. Brigham Young University Research (BYU) Conference. Brigham Young University. (2020)
Financial misreporting and peer firms' operational efficiency. AAA Annual Meeting & Conference. AAA. (2019)
Internal information quality and patent-related innovation. JBFA Capital Markets Conference. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. (2019)
Financial reporting and peer firms' operational efficiency. AAA Midwest Meeting & Conference. AAA. (2018)
Wrongful discharge laws and real earnings management. AAA Annual Meeting & Conference. AAA. (2018)

Grants & Contracts

Katie School Research Grant. Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management. Illinois State University.