Xin Liu

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Xin Liu
Assistant Professor in Accounting

Email |
Phone | (619) 260-4882
Office | Olin Hall 340

    Assistant Professor in Accounting




    Dr. Liu received her PhD in accounting in 2011 from Washington State University. She is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). 

    Before joining USD, she has taught financial accounting, management accounting, and cost accounting courses at Washington State University and Southwest Petroleum University (China). She has extensive international teaching experience at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Her research interests include performance measurement, incentive designs and motivational issues, and more broadly, behavioral issues in management accounting. Her collaborated work has been published in the Journal of Communication in Finance and Accounting andContemporary Economic Review. She has actively participated in various national and sectional academic conferences, in addition to serving as an ad-hoc reviewer for American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meetings. Prior to her academic career, she worked as an accountant in China Muwei Ltd. She is currently an advisory board member for the Brand Planning and Development Institute (China). 

    Selected Current Research

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Liu, x. (2013). Career Concerns of Chinese Business Students in the United States: A Qualitative Study. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 17 (3), 61-71.

    Liu, x. (2012). Sales and Use Tax Compliance in E-Commerce: A Multidimensional Approach. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 12 (3), 11-23.

    Liu, x., Chen, Y. (2012). A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between Americans and Chinese in Their Attitudes Towards Information Ethics. Issues in Information Systems, 13 (1), 59-67.

    Liu, x., Chen, Y. (2012). Information Ethics: A Cross-Cultural Study of Ethical Decision-Making Between U.S. and Chinese Business Students. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3 (8), 51-60.