Justin Y. Jin

Associate Professor
Accounting and Financial Management Services
University Scholar
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4
DSB 319

905-525-9140, x26194 Available to supervise

Justin Y. Jin received his Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Toronto, a MBA degree in Accounting from University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor degree from Peking University. He is a Canadian Professional Accountant of Ontario, Chartered Accountant of Ontario, and Certified Public Accountant of Wisconsin.

Justin is interested in both analytical and empirical research. His research interests include topics in market efficiency, earnings management, bank loan loss provisions, and corporate governance.

Education

  • Ph.D. (Accounting), Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • MBA (Accounting), Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
  • B.S., Peking University

Selected Publications and Presentations

Jin, J.Y., Kanagaretnam, K., and G.J. Lobo. “Discretion in Bank Loan Loss Allowance, Risk Taking, and Earnings Management”. Accounting and Finance, 2016, Forthcoming.

Han, S., Kang, T., Jin, J.Y., and G.J. Lobo. “Managerial Ownership and Financial Analysts’ Information Environment“. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2014, In Press.

Zhu, H., Jin, J.Y., Kang, T, and Y. Wu. “Do Political Ties Increase Firms’ Foreign Expansion?: Evidence from Private Chinese Firms“. Journal of Contemporary Management, 2014, In Press.

Jin, J.Y., Kanagaretnam, K., and G.J. Lobo. “Unintended Consequences of the Increased Asset Threshold for FDICIA Internal Controls: Evidence from U.S. Private Banks”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013, Vol. 37, pp. 4879-4892.

Jin, J.Y., “Investor Attention and Stock Mispricing”, Accounting Perspectives, 2013, Forthcoming.

Jin, J.Y. “Investor Attention and Earnings Management around the World”, Accounting Perspectives, 2013, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 165-187

Jin, J.Y., Kanagaretnam, K., Lobo, G.J., and R. Mathieu. “Impact of FDICIA Internal Controls on Bank Risk Taking”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 614-624.

Jin, J.Y., Kanagaretnam, K., and G.J. Lobo, “Ability of Accounting and Audit Quality Variables to Predict Bank Failure during the Financial Crisis”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2011, Vol. 35, pp. 2811-2819.

De Franco, G., Gavious, I., Jin, J., and G. Richardson, “Do Private Company Targets that Hire Big4 Auditors Receive Higher Proceeds?”, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2011, Vol. 28 No. 1, pp. 215-262.

Hope, O.K., Jin, J., and T. Kang, “Empirical Evidence on Jurisdictions That Adopt IFRS”, Journal of International Accounting Research, 2006, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 1-20.

Research and Study Interests

Scholarly Activities

Editorial Board Member, Accounting Perspectives, 2014-Present

Research Funding

2014-2015 (Principal Investigator). Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Academic Award (CDN$ 35,000)

2014-2015 (Principal Investigator). McMaster University Incentive Grant (CDN$ 7,500)

2014-2016 (Principal Investigator). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant (CDN$ 57,000), with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam

2014-2015 (Principal Investigator). CMA Ontario Research Grant (CDN$ 6,000)

2014-2015 (Principal Investigator). McMaster University CPA/DeGroote Centre Research Grant (CDN$ 10,000)

2013-2014 (Principal Investigator). McMaster University CPA/DeGroote Centre Research Grant (CDN$ 10,000)

2012-2014 (Principal Investigator). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant Award (#430-2012-0477) (CDN$ 32,000), with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam

2012-2013 (Principal Investigator). McMaster University CPA/DeGroote Centre Research Grant (CDN$ 7,500)

2012-2013 (Principal Investigator). CMA Ontario Research Grant (CDN$ 9,000)

2011-2012 (Principal Investigator). CMA Ontario Research Grant (CDN$ 9,000)

2010-2014 (Co-Applicant). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Standard Research Grant Award (#410-2010-2089) (CDN$ 50,000), with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam and Gerald Lobo)

2009-2012 (Principal Investigator). McMaster University New Faculty Start-up Grants (CDN$ 24,000)

2008-2009 (Principal Investigator). Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation PhD Research Scholarship (CDN$ 24,000)

Recognition

Award – 2013 Lee H. Radebaugh Notable Contribution to International Research Award (with Tony Kang and Ole-Kristian Hope), the International Section of the American Accounting Association

Award – 2008 AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow

Professional Activities

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (Wisconsin, USA)
  • Chartered Accountant (Ontario, Canada)
  • Canadian Professional Accountant (Ontario, Canada)

Justin Jin is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Canadian Academic Accounting Association.

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