Jing Lu | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Jing Lu

Associate Professor, Accounting
Department of Management
Phone number: 
ext. 54975
Macdonald Hall (MAC), Room 208

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Jing Lu (PhD, MBA, CFA) is an accounting assistant professor in the Department of Management at the University of Guelph. 

Her research deals with sustainability accounting, corporate finance, corporate governance, business analytics and machine learning. 

Jing has published several sustainability accounting papers on high quality journals (ABDC list A or A* level).

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • PhD Accounting, University of Calgary (Canada)
  • MBA Finance, Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea)
  • BSE Software Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University (China)
  • SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2021)

Jing’s research interests focus on sustainability accounting, corporate finance, corporate governance, data analytics and machine learning.

Lu, J., Yu, D., Mahmoudian, F., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2024). The influence of board interlocks and sustainability experience on transparent sustainability disclosure Business Strategy and the Environment. (ABDC list A) doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.3678 

Lu,J.,Khan, S (2023). Are sustainable firms more profitable during COVID-19? Recent global evidence of firms in developed and emerging economies. Asian Review of Accounting (ABDC list B)

Mahmoudian, F., Lu, J., Yu, D., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2023). Does cost of debt reflect the value of quality greenhouse gas emissions reduction efforts and disclosure? Do Creditors Value Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction and Disclosure.  Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. 52, 100563 (ABDC list B). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2023.100563

Lu, J., & Jagoda, K. (2023). Sentiment Analysis in Sustainability Accounting Reporting: Does the Tone Reveal Future Environmental Performance? International Journal of Accounting and Finance, 11(3), 202-219. (ABDC list C) https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAF.2023.134518

Lu,J.,Rodenburg, K., Foti, L., & Pegoraro, A. (2022). Are firms with better sustainability performance more resilient during crises. Business Strategy and the Environment. (ABDC list A)

Hayes, L., Lu, J., & Rezania, D. (2022). An Empirical Examination of The Relationship between Capability Maturity and Firm Performance across Manufacturing and IT Industries. Management and Production Engineering Review, vol. 13. https://doi.org/10.24425/mper.2022.142055 (unranked)

Lu,J., Mahmoudian, F.,Yu, D., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Board Interlocks, Absorptive Capacity, and Environmental Performance. Business Strategy and The Environment (ABDC list A)

Lu, J. & Wang, J. (2021). Corporate Governance, Law, Culture, Environmental Performance and CSR Disclosure: A Global Perspective. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (ABDC list A)

Lu,J., Yu, D., Mahmoudian, F.,Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Board Interlocks and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Business Strategy and The Environment (ABDC list A)

Mahmoudian, F., Lu, J., Yu, D., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Inter- And Intra-Organizational Stakeholder Arrangements In Carbon Management Accounting. The British Accounting Review (ABDC list A*)

Lu J., Herremans I. (2019). Board Gender Diversity and Environmental Performance: An Industries Perspective. Business Strategy and The Environment, 28:1449–1464 (ABDC list A)

Herremans I., Pyasi N., and Lu J. (2011). The Journey toward Sustainability Reporting: How Accountable are the Tourism Industries?  Tourism Recreation Research 36(3), 2011 (ABDC list A)

Winter 2024

  • Not teaching

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