Dr. James Jianxin Gong


CCRG Assistant Director and Associate Professor of Accounting


S. G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Fullerton, CA 92834-6848
Phone: (657) 278-3897; Fax: (657) 278-4518
Email: jigong@fullerton.edu    

At CCRG, Dr. Gong is responsible for three programs. First, he works with Dr. Son on research of executive compensation and corporate governance in Orange County. Second, he works with Dr. Son to organize an annual academic conference on accounting and corporate governance. Third, he works with Dr. Son to organize the CCRG case competition every semester.

Dr. James Jianxin Gong is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Department at California State University, Fullerton. He joined Mihaylo College in 2011. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He earned his Ph.D. from University of Southern California in 2005, and B. Eng. from Zhejiang University in China Before starting his graduate studies, Gong was a research assistant at Unirule Institute of Economics in Beijing and an Engineer at Keppel Engineering (Suzhou).

Gong’s primary teaching area is financial accounting, ethics and corporate governance at the undergraduate and graduate level. He also teaches a capstone class for the M. S. in Accounting.

Gong’s research covers financial accounting and corporate governance, executive compensation, and cost and revenue analysis in the motion picture industry. His goal is to publish high quality research that will also be useful for teaching. He integrates research into teaching. He has published a number of research articles in academic journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. In addition, he has been actively involved in academic conferences as a presenter, a discussant, and a moderator in American Accounting Association annual, regional and sectional conferences.


Fall 2010 – Spring 2011 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois
2010 PwC IFRS Ready Curriculum Development Grant
Spring 2013 Faculty Recognition: Scholarly & Creative Activity, California State University, Fullerton
2011 California State University, Fullerton President’s Research Fund (MAG Fund)
2012 CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics Research Grant

Academic Journals/Papers:

Gong, J., and S. Li. 2013. CEO incentives and earnings prediction. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 40(4): 647-674. ? Gong, J. 2011. Examining shareholder value creation over CEO tenure: A new approach to testing effectiveness of executive compensation. Journal of Management Accounting Research 23 (1): 1-28. (Lead article) ?
Gong, J., W. Van der Stede, and S. M. Young. 2011. Real options in the film industry: evidence from film marketing and sequels. Contemporary Accounting Research 28 (5): 1438-1466. (Lead article). ?
Gong, J., and S. Wu. 2011. CEO turnover in post-LBO companies. Corporate Governance: An International Review 19 (3): 195-209. (Lead article)

CPE Sponsors
The Center for Corporate Reporting & Governance at California State University, Fullerton is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
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