- Assistant Professor
- Quantitative Modeling
- Financial Media
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor Nicholas Guest is an assistant professor of accounting at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research focuses on the market for public firms' financial data, especially earnings and textual disclosure.
He has two main streams of research. One examines the characteristics of the earnings, other accounting data, and text provided in firms' disclosures. The other focuses on the users of those disclosures, especially active equity investors and financial journalists. This work has been published in top academic journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and Management Science.
- Drake, Michael; Guest, Nicholas; Twedt, Brady. "The Media and Mispricing: The Role of the Business Press in the Pricing of Accounting Information"The Accounting Review. 89.5 (2014): 1673-1701
- Guest, Nicholas. "The Information Role of the Media in Earnings News"Journal of Accounting Research. 59.3 (2021): 1021-1076
- Guest, Nicholas; Kothari, S.; Pozen, Robert. "Why Do Large Positive Non-GAAP Earnings Adjustments Predict Abnormally High CEO Pay?"The Accounting Review. (forthcoming).
- Guest, Nicholas; Kothari, S.; So, Eric. "Flight-to-Earnings: The Role of Earnings in Periods of Capital Scarcity"Management Science. (forthcoming).
Awards and Honors
- MIT Sloan Thesis Prize, First Place (2018) MIT Sloan
- Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2017) Deloitte Foundation
- BYU School of Accountancy Director's Award (2013) Brigham Young University
- Beta Alpha Psi "Oustanding Officer" Scholarship (2012) Brigham Young University
- NBA 5090/LAW 5090 - Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
- NBA 5060/LAW 6060 - Financial Statement Analysis
- AEM 3520 - Financial Statements Analysis
- PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
- MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016
- MAcc Brigham Young University, 2013
- BS Brigham Young University, 2013