• Associate Professor, Accounting Department


  • XIAOXIA PENG, & Yihui Pan. (2022) Ancestral Connections and Corporate Alliances. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/21/2022.
  • XIAOXIA PENG, & Yihui Pan. (2021) Ancestral Connection and Alliances. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/14/2021.
  • Rachel Hayes, & Xiaoxia Peng, Xue Wang. (2020) Shareholder lawsuits and CEO turnover decisions. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/29/2020.



“Outside opportunities, managerial risk preferences and CEO compensation", Wen Chen, Sumi Jung, Xiaoxia Peng and  Ivy Zhang. The Accounting Review, forthcoming.

The participation constraint and CEO equity grants”, Brian Cadman, Mary Ellen Carter, and Xiaoxia Peng. The Accounting Review 96 (1), 67-89, 2021.

Management forecasts of volatility”, Atif Ellahie and Xiaoxia Peng. Review of Accounting Studies, 26 (2), 620-655, 2021.

“Inducement grants, hiring announcements and adverse selection for new CEOs”, Brian Cadman, Richard Carrizosa and Xiaoxia Peng. Review of Accounting Studies 25 (1), 279–312, 2020.

“Compensation disclosures and corporate governance through shareholder voting”, Brian Cadman, Richard Carrizosa and Xiaoxia Peng. Journal of Management Accounting Research 32 (3), 27–48, 2020.

Selected working papers

"Shareholder lawsuits and CEO turnover decisions", Rachel Hayes, Xiaoxia Peng and Xue Wang.

"Ancestral Connection and Alliances”, Yihui Pan and Xiaoxia Peng.

“Mergers and acquisitions and CEO inside debt”, solo authored.

“Debt-Equity Conflict, Accounting Conservatism, and Executive Compensation”, with Zhaoyang Gu.