Jaron H. Wilde

Jaron H. Wilde


Assistant Professor

  W280  Pappajohn Business Building
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 monitors and regulation on firms’ tax and financial 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, vol 42, 2014, 774-799
  • 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, vol 36, 2014, 1-26

Working Papers

  • Does Managerial Sentiment Affect Accrual Estimates? Evidence from the Banking Industry, Paul Hribar, 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