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Jaron H. Wilde

Jaron H. Wilde Accounting

Assistant Professor

W280  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Accounting, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2013
  • MAc in Accounting (taxation emphasis), Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2004
  • BS in Accounting, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, 2004


  • Taxation and financial reporting, with an emphasis on the effect of political processes and monitors on firms’ business decisions and reporting behavior.


  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student, Mays Business School, 2012
  • J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, AAA/Deloitte, 2012
  • Outstanding MAcc Student Award (Tax Stem), Brigham Young University, 2005
  • Graduate National Champion Team, Deloitte Tax Case Competition, 2004
  • National Finalist Team, PwC xTax Competition, 2003
  • Undergraduate National Champion Team, Deloitte Tax Case Competition, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Are State Tax Amnesty Programs Associated with Financial Reporting Irregularities?, Neal Buckwalter, Nathan Sharp, Jaron H. Wilde, David Wood, Public Finance Review, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Investment Opportunity Sets, Operating Uncertainty, and Capital Market Pressure: Determinants of Investments in Tax Shelter Activities?, Sean McGuire, Thomas Omer, Jaron H. Wilde, Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming

          Work In Progress

          • Are accounting estimates affected by managerial sentiment?, Samuel J. Melessa, Christopher Small, Jaron H. Wilde

          Prior Positions

          • Assistant Controller, Freightliner of Utah, LLC, West Valley City, UT, May 2005 - May 2009
          • Tax Consulting Associate, Ernst & Young, LLP, Woodland Hills, CA, January 2005 - April 2005

                    Licensures and Certifications

                    • CPA, State of Arizona