Santa Clara University


Siqi Li

Assistant Professor

Professor Li

Siqi Li joined the Accounting faculty in Fall 2008. Her teaching interests include financial accounting and managerial accounting. She has served as an instructor and teaching assistant at the University of Southern California, and as a teaching assistant for the University of Buffalo and Motorola University Executive MBA program.

She has been a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch and a research assistant for a private consulting firm.

Her scholarship includes work in corporate governance and information in global capital markets. Her dissertation, "Does Mandatory Adoption of International Accounting Standards Reduce the Cost of Equity Capital?" examined more than 1,000 European Union (EU) companies from 1995 to 2006 to learn if the EU standards ultimately reduced the cost of equity.

Professor Li earned her bachelor's degree in International Finance at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, and received her master's degree in Pacific International Affairs in the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies from the University of California, San Diego. She will be awarded her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 2008.



Phone 408-554-5058


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