Meet the scholars who will shape the future of business.

Simon PhD students are analytical, creative, and well-versed in solving complex business problems. There isn’t a conventional Simon candidate; we help each student maximize their own unique potential.

Inside the Simon Accounting PhD

The Simon Business School PhD Program in Accounting provides students with the opportunity to make substantive contributions to the literature by taking advantage of the Simon School's strong economics and quantitative training.

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Xixi Xiao

Xixi Xiao

Area of Study: Accounting

Curriculum vitae

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Prior Education

University of Rochester, Ph.D. in Accounting

University of Rochester, M.S. in Business Administration

Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science in Finance

Nanjing University, Bachelor's Degree of Management in Financial Management

Research Interests

Voluntary disclosure, real effects of disclosure and transparency, and managerial learning.