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Alan Jagolinzer

Professor of Financial Accounting
Director, Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability (CFRA)

BS (Pennsylvania State University), MBA (Syracuse University), PhD (Pennsylvania State University)

Research interests

Financial reporting; international accounting; corporate governance; executive compensation and incentives; insider trading.

Subject group: Accounting

Professional experience

Professor Jagolinzer is a member of the editorial boards of The Accounting Review and The Journal of International Accounting Research. In 2015, he was a Fellow of the International Accounting Standards Board, London.

Previous appointments

Professor Jagolinzer was an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Colorado-Boulder and an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Awards & honours

  • Robert S. Wasley Teaching Award, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder, 2016
  • MBA Distinguished Teaching Award, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 2010
  • Sloan Masters Program Teaching Excellence Award, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 2009

Selected publications

Here are a selection of Alan Jagolinzer’s publications. Please see the “Selected publications” tab above for a more comprehensive list.

Hanley, K.W., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Nikolovac, S. (2018) “Strategic estimation of asset fair values.” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 66(1): 25-45 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jacceco.2018.01.004)

Armstrong, C.S., Blouin, J.L., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Larcker, D.F. (2015) “Corporate governance, incentives, and tax avoidance.” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 60(1): 1-17 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jacceco.2015.02.003)

Henderson, M.T., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Muller III, K.A. (2015) “Offensive disclosure: how voluntary disclosure can increase returns from insider trading.” Georgetown Law Journal, 103(5): 1275-1306

Brochet, F., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Riedl, E.J. (2013) “Mandatory IFRS adoption and financial statement comparability.” Contemporary Accounting Research, 30(4): 1373–1400 (DOI: 10.1111/1911-3846.12002)

Jagolinzer, A.D., Larcker, D.F. and Taylor, D.J. (2011) “Corporate governance and the information content of insider trades.” Journal of Accounting Research, 49(5): 1249-1274 (DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-679X.2011.00424.x)

Armstrong, C.S., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Larcker, D.F. (2010) “Chief executive officer equity incentives and accounting irregularities.” Journal of Accounting Research, 48(2): 225-271 (DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-679X.2009.00361.x)

Armstrong, C.S., Barth, M.E., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Riedl, E.J. (2010) “Market reaction to the adoption of IFRS in Europe.” The Accounting Review, 85(1): 31-61 (DOI: 10.2308/accr.2010.85.1.31)

Journal articles

Jagolinzer, A.D., Matsunaga, S.R. and Yeung, P.E. (2007) “An analysis of insiders’ use of prepaid variable forward transactions.” Journal of Accounting Research, 45(5): 1055-1079 (DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-679X.2007.00260.x)

Jagolinzer, A.D. (2009) “SEC rule 10b5-1 and insiders’ strategic trade.” Management Science, 55(2): 224-239 (DOI: 10.1287/mnsc.1080.0928)

Armstrong, C.S., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Larcker, D.F. (2010) “Chief executive officer equity incentives and accounting irregularities.” Journal of Accounting Research, 48(2): 225-271 (DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-679X.2009.00361.x)

Armstrong, C.S., Barth, M.E., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Riedl, E.J. (2010) “Market reaction to the adoption of IFRS in Europe.” The Accounting Review, 85(1): 31-61 (DOI: 10.2308/accr.2010.85.1.31)

Jagolinzer, A.D., Larcker, D.F. and Taylor, D.J. (2011) “Corporate governance and the information content of insider trades.” Journal of Accounting Research, 49(5): 1249-1274 (DOI: 10.1111/J.1475-679X.2011.00424.x)

Brochet, F., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Riedl, E.J. (2013) “Mandatory IFRS adoption and financial statement comparability.” Contemporary Accounting Research, 30(4): 1373–1400 (DOI: 10.1111/1911-3846.12002)

Henderson, M.T., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Muller III, K.A. (2015) “Offensive disclosure: how voluntary disclosure can increase returns from insider trading.” Georgetown Law Journal, 103(5): 1275-1306

Armstrong, C.S., Blouin, J.L., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Larcker, D.F. (2015) “Corporate governance, incentives, and tax avoidance.” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 60(1): 1-17 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jacceco.2015.02.003)

Hanley, K.W., Jagolinzer, A.D. and Nikolovac, S. (2018) “Strategic estimation of asset fair values.” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 66(1): 25-45 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jacceco.2018.01.004)

Jagolinzer, A.D., Larcker, D.F., Ormazabal, G. and Taylor, D.J. (2020) “Political connections and the informativeness of insider trades.” Journal of Finance (DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2836053) (published online Mar 2020)

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Teaching prizes

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IFRS.org: Speech: IASB Chair on what sustainability reporting can and cannot achieve

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MarketWatch: Executives and directors are insider trading on advance knowledge of audit issues, study says

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Contact details

Alan Jagolinzer
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Tel: +44 (0)1223 761073

[email protected]