Nicholas Guest

Nicholas Guest

  • Assistant Professor

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Faculty Area

Faculty Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Investments
  • Quantitative Modeling
  • Financial Media


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


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Professor Nicholas Guest is an assistant professor of accounting at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research focuses on the users of public firms' financial data, especially active equity investors and financial journalists. He has written several studies examining trading decisions and media coverage surrounding firms' quarterly earnings announcements.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • MIT Sloan Thesis Prize, First Place (2018) MIT Sloan
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2017) Deloitte Foundation

Recent Courses

  • NBA 5090/LAW 5090 - Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • NBA 5060/LAW 6060 - Financial Statement Analysis
  • AEM 3520 - Financial Statements Analysis

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
  • MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016
  • MAcc Brigham Young University, 2013
  • BS Brigham Young University, 2013