Jared Jennings

Associate Professor of Accounting

Jared Jennings

Jared Jennings

Jared Jennings joined Olin Business School in 2012 after graduating from the University of Washington. Prior to his PhD, he was an auditor at Deloitte. His research primarily focuses on information intermediaries, textual analysis, and financial reporting.

Area of Expertise

Accounting, Financial Reporting


  • Ph D 2012, University of Washington
  • BS 2004, Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Business
  • MA 2004, Brigham Young University

Research Interests

Information intermediaries, textual analysis, and financial reporting

Selected Publications

  • "Measurement Error, Fixed Effects, and False Positives in Accounting Research", Review of Accounting Studies, with Jung Kim, Joshua Lee, Daniel Taylor, 2023
  • "Private Lenders' Use of Analyst Earnings Forecasts When Establishing Debt Covenant Thresholds", The Accounting Review, with Andrew Call, John Donovan, 2022
  • "The impact of the CEO’s personal narcissism on non-GAAP earnings", The Accounting Review, forthcoming, with Ahmed Abdel- Meguid, Kari Olsen, Mark Soliman, 2021
  • "Measuring Credit Risk Using Qualitative Disclosure", Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming, with John Donovan, Kevin Koharki, Joshua Lee, 2021
  • "The Market’s Reaction to Changes in Relative Performance Rankings", Review of Accounting Studies, 672–725, with Hojun Seo, Mark Solimon, 2020
  • "The Effect of Ordering on Information Acquisition Activities", with Zawadi Lemayian, Richard Frankel, Zachary Kaplan
  • "The role of sell-side analysts after accusations of managerial misconduct", The Accounting Review, Issue 1, 183-203, 2019
  • "The effect of industry co-location on analysts' information acquisition costs", The Accounting Review, Issue 6, 103-127, with Josh Lee, Dawn Matsumoto, 2017
  • "Using Unstructured and Qualitative Disclosures to Explain Accruals", Journal of Accounting and Economics, Issue 2-3, 209-227, with Richard Frankel, Joshua Lee, 2016
  • "Do Managers Define Non-GAAP Earnings to Meet or Beat Analyst Forecasts?", Journal of Accounting and Economics, Issue 1, 40-56, with Jeffrey Doyle, Mark Soliman, 2013