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Lerong He

Title: Associate Professor

Studio Shot of Lerong He

Classes Taught

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Survey Management Topics
  • Small Business Management

Education

  • PhD   2005   Management 
                         The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MA     2000   Human Resource and Industrial Relation
                         University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, MN
  • BS     1997   Business Administration 
                         Peking University, Guanghua School of Management, Beijing, China

Research Interests  
       Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, China

Awards and Distinctions:

  • The Conversations in the Disciplines Grant, State University of New York, 2012-2013.Pre-Tenure Grant Development Award, SUNY Brockport, 2011-2013.
  • Outstanding Researcher of the Year, Niagara University, 2008.
  • Niagara University Summer Research Grant, Niagara University, 2007.
  • Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center Summer Research Grant, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
  • Kauffman Foundation Grant for Summer Intensive PhD Seminar in Entrepreneurship, 2004.
  • Shannon Schieber Memorial Fellowship, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 2002.
  • The M.A. Best Paper Award, Industrial Relation Center, University of Minnesota. 2000.
  • Yoder-Heneman Scholarship, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. 2000.

Publications
Referred Journal Publications

  • He, L. & Wan, H. 2013. IPO Lockups, Founder Power, and Executive Compensation. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 9(4).
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Conyon, M., Shaw, T. 2013. Informativeness of Performance Measures and Chinese Executive Compensation, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, DOI: 10.1007/s10490-013-9353-9.
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Conyon, M., Shaw, T. 2013. Chinese Executive Compensation: The Role of Asymmetric Performance Benchmarks, European Journal of Finance, DOI: 10.1080/1351847X.2013.769892
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2012. CEO Compensation and Corporate Governance in China. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 20 (6): 575-592.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2012. CEO Turnover in China: the Role of Market-Based and Accounting Performance Measures. European Journal of Finance, 3: 1-24.
  • Briggs, G. & He, L. 2012. The 150 Credit Hour Requirement and CPA Examination Pass Rates – A Four Year Study. Accounting Education: an International Journal. 27 (1): 97-108.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2011. Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance in China. Journal of Corporate Finance. 17 (4): 1158-1175.
  • He, L. & Ho, S. K. 2011. Monitoring Costs, Managerial Ethics and Corporate Governance: A Modeling Approach. Journal of Business Ethics. 99 (4): 623-635.
  • He, L. & Ho, S. K. 2009. The Anglo-Saxon Corporate Governance Model in Asia. Journal for Global Business Advancement, 2009, 2: 173-190.
  • He, L. 2008. Do Founders Matter? A Study of Executive Compensation, Governance Structure and Firm Performance. Journal of Business Venturing, 23 (3): 257-279
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2004. Compensation Committees and CEO Compensation Incentives in US Entrepreneurial Firms. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 16: 35-56.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. 2004. CEO Compensation, Incentives, and Governance in New Enterprise Firms. Journal of Derivative Accounting, 1: 47-60.

Book Chapters and Other Publications

  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2013. Chinese Top Executive Compensation: Where Do We Stand? in Recent Experience and Challenges of the Chinese Capital Market in D. Cumming, A. Guarglia, W. Hou and E. Lee (eds.) Palgrave Macmillian, United Kingdom, forthcoming.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. 2012. Executive Compensation and Pay for Performance in China, in Randall S. Thomas and Jennifer G. Hill (eds.) Research Handbook on Executive Pay (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, USA), pp. 414-435.
  • He, L. 2009. Founder CEOs Outperform Professional CEOs. Strategy Magazine, Jan/Feb.

Selected Referred Conference Presentation

  • He, L. & Fang, J. Executive pay dispersion in Chinese listed firms. Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting, Nov., 2013, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • He, L. Zhou, X., Wang, H. How are political connections valued in China? Evidence from market reaction to CEO succession. International Review of Financial Analysis Special Issue Conference on Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurial Finance, Aug., 2013, Pinyao, China.
  • Fang, J. & He, L. Dynamic learning and attribution in Chinese corporate governance. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug. 2013, Anaheim, California.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. The Influence of Audit Committees on Financial Restatements: A Social Exchange Process, Canadian Accounting Association Annual Meeting, May, 2013, Montreal.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. Executive compensation and corporate fraud in China. Journal of Business Ethics Special Issue Conference: Sustainable and Ethical Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance and Governance, and Institutional Reform in China. (Winner of the Best Paper Award), April, 2013, Beijing, China.
  • Fang, J. & He, L. Dynamic learning and attribution in Chinese corporate governance. Journal of Business Research Special Issue Conference on Competing in China. April, 2013, Fairfax, VA.
  • He, L. & Callahan III, C. Is there pay for performance for administrators in public higher education? 19th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, Oct. 2012, Buffalo, NY.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. Executive compensation in China: Equity incentives and alternative performance objectives. Academy of Management Meeting, August, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Shaw, T. Pay-performance contracting for Chinese top management: The relative use of accounting versus market performance measures. Academy of Management Meeting, August, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. Executive compensation in China: Equity incentives and alternative performance objectives. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, August, 2012, Washington DC.
  • He, L. Yang, R. Audit committee quality, regulation, and earnings management. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, August, 2012, Washington DC.
  • Cordeiro, J. He, L., Shaw, T. Pay-performance contracting for Chinese top management. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, August, 2012, Washington DC.
  • Cordeiro, J., He., L., Conyon, M., Shaw, T. Asymmetric pay for performance for Chinese top executives in listed firms. 2nd European Journal of Finance Special Conference on Chinese Capital Market, June, 2012. Durbham, U.K.
  • He, L. & Wan, H. IPO lockups, relative bargaining power, and executive compensation. Shanghai Conference on Finance and Entrepreneurship (Winner of the Best Paper Award), Shanghai, China, May, 2012.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. CEO compensation in China. NIESR Research Symposium on CEO Compensation, Firm Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from China, Hangzhou, China, April 2012.
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Shaw, T. Evidence on the use and weighting of performance measures in Chinese top management contracts. Decision Science Institute Annual Meeting, Nov. 2011, Boston, MA.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. Audit committee quality, regulation, and earnings management. The 18th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. Oct., 2011, New York, NY.
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Shaw, T. Asymmetric pay for performance for Chinese top executives in listed firms: Evidence from the post-reform period. China Goes Global Harvard University Conference, Oct. 2011, Boston, MA.
  • Conyon, M.& He, L. CEO turnover in China: The role of market-based and accounting performance measures. Durham-European Journal of Finance Special Issue Conference on the Chinese Capital Market. Sep. 2011, Durham, UK.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. The utilization of firm performance measures in Chinese top executive turnover. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug. 2011, Denver, CO.
  • He, L. & Hasnat, B. Factors affecting knowledge retention in international business. Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2011, Brockport, NY.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. An empirical analysis of audit committee characteristics and earnings management. Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2011, Brockport, NY.
  • He, L. & Breslawski, S. Externally and internally designed tests to assess student learning outcomes. 10th Annual CCTL Conference on Teaching and Learning, Jan. 2011, Niagara University, NY.
  • Cordeiro, J., He, L., Shaw, T.. Evidence on the use and weighting of performance measures in Chinese top management contracts. China Goes Global Harvard University Conference. Oct, 2010, Boston, MA.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. Executive compensation in China. Cardiff Conference on Managerial Compensation. Sept. 2010, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. Consequences of financial restatement for CEOs. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug. 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  • He, L. & Cordeiro, J. 2010. CEO power, equity ownership and underwriter reputation as determinants of lockup period length. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug. 2010, Montreal, Canada.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. Consequences of financial restatement for CEOs. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug. 2010, San Francisco, CA.
  • Yang, R. & He, L. Audit committees, auditor's reports and the influence of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug. 2010, San Francisco, CA.
  • He, L. & Ho, K. Corporate governance model and business ethics. Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2010, Geneseo, NY.
  • He, L. &Yang, R. Consequences of financial restatement for CEOs. Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2010, Geneseo, NY.
  • He, L. & Ho, K. Business ethics, corporate governance, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. 16th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. Oct. 2009; Niagara Falls, New York.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. Compensation committee group process, social exchange and CEO compensation. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug. 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. Executive compensation and CEO equity incentives in China's listed firms. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug. 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. An empirical analysis of audit committee characteristics and earnings restatements. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug., 2009; New York, NY.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. Executive compensation and CEO equity incentives in China's listed firms. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug., 2009; New York, NY.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. An empirical analysis of audit committee characteristics and earnings restatements. The Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America's Second Annual Research Conference, July, 2009, Beijing, China.
  • He, L. & Yang, R. An empirical analysis of audit committee characteristics and earnings restatements. The Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2009; Rochester, NY.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. Executive compensation and CEO equity incentives in China's listed firms. The Business Research Consortium of Western New York, April, 2009; Rochester, NY.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. CEO turnover, firm performance and corporate governance reforms in China. Research Symposium on Corporate Governance in China and India, Oct. 2008, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Conyon, M. & He, L. CEO turnover, firm performance and corporate governance reforms in China. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug., 2008, Anaheim, CA.
  • He, L. Compensation committees and CEO compensation. Academy of Management Meeting, Aug., 2008, Anaheim, CA.
  • He, L. & Conyon, M. Managerial compensation and ownership of listed Chinese firms. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Aug., 2008, Anaheim, CA.

Contact Information: 
e-mail: lhe@brockport.edu  
office phone: (585) 395-5781  
office location: 115D Hartwell Hall

 

 

Last Updated 1/29/14