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Research Interests

Examines the economic consequences of financial reporting practices, and how regulatory and technological changes shape a firm's information environment, with a particular interest on issues related to employee benefits and pension plans.

Education/Academic qualification

DBA, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston, MA

… → 2011

JD, Harvard Law School, Harvard University

… → 2010

Mathematics, BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

… → 1996

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 102 Citations
  • 10 Working paper
  • 8 Article

Regulatory oversight and trade-offs in earnings management: evidence from pension accounting

Naughton, J., Jun 15 2019, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 24, 2, p. 456-490 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pension accounting
Earnings management
12 Citations (Scopus)

Do firms strategically disseminate? evidence from corporate use of social media

Jung, M. J., Naughton, J., Tahoun, A. & Wang, C., Jul 1 2018, In : Accounting Review. 93, 4, p. 225-252 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social media
Earnings announcements

SEC monitoring of foreign firms’ disclosures in the presence of foreign regulators

Naughton, J., Rogo, R., Sunder, J. & Zhang, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Review of Accounting Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foreign firms
Home country

Do Changes in Accounting Standards affect Corporate Credit Ratings?

Basu, R. & Naughton, J. P., Jan 2016, 48 p.

Research output: Working paper

Credit rating
Accounting standards
Financial statements
Social media
Earnings announcements