Jee-Hae Lim
  • Professor of Accounting
  • Shidler College Distinguished Professor of Accounting


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Academic Background

  • PhD (in Accounting), University of Kansas, 2002-2006

Research Interests

Accounting Information System (AIS) events, such as (IT investments, IT controls, IT governance, security, XBRL, etc) on financial measures in short and long-term value creation and pre and post- realized value.

Selected Publications

  • Jeong, A. and Lim, J.H. The Impact of the Blockchain Technology Adoption Announcements on Firm's Market Value. Journal of Information Systems (2023), 37 (1): 39-65. 
  • Kim, J.K., Lim, J.H., and Yoon, K.H. How do the Content, Format, and Tone of Twitter-based Corporate Disclosure Vary Depending on Earnings Performance? International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (2022), 47: 100574.
  • Haislip, J., Lim, J.H., and Pinsker, R. The Impact of Executives’ IT Expertise on Reported Data Security Breaches. Information Systems Research (2021), 32 (2): 318-334.
  • Kim, J.W., Lim, J.H., and Yoon, K.H. Shareholder Wealth Effects of Audit Data Analytics Announcements. Accounting Horizon (2020), 34 (4): 125–142. 
  • Kim, J.B., Kim, J.W. and Lim, J.H. Does Mandatory XBRL Adoption Constrain Managerial Opportunism in Financial Reporting? Evidence from Mandated U.S. Filers. Contemporary Accounting Research (2019), 36 (4): 2610-2634.

Awards & Honors

  • (The Best Paper Award) Information Security Breaches and Stock Return Synchronicity. The 2019 Midyear Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 10-12, 2019.
  • (The Best Paper Award) The Impact of Service Provider Switches on XBRL Quality. The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) - IT/IS Governance Track, 2016.
  • Distinguished Teacher Award (UW's Highest Teaching Recognition at the University-level), University of Waterloo, 2016.
  • Outstanding Research Fellowship Award, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo, 2015-2018, 2012-2015, 2009-2010.

Additional Information

  • Editor, Journal of Information Systems (JIS), Jan. 2020–Current.
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (IJAIS), Jan. 2014–Current.

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