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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Michael J. Jung

Title Associate Professor of Accounting
Email mjung@nospam62c6526b699e4.udel.edu
Office 221 Purnell Hall


Michael Jung joined the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics as an associate professor of accounting in July 2019. Previously, he spent eight years at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and held a one-year visiting position at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Additionally, he taught introductory and intermediate financial accounting to undergraduate and MBA students for over 10 years.

His published research is in the areas of corporate disclosure and social media, institutional investors and financial analysts. Jung’s peer-reviewed articles have been published in top-tier journals including Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Review of Accounting Studies.

Prior to joining academia, Jung worked as an equity sell-side analyst with SG Cowen Securities and a restructuring consultant with Ernst & Young, and his industry certifications include the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) designation. He earned a bachelor of science in civil engineering from U.C. Berkeley, an MBA in finance from NYU and a doctorate in accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Ph.D. in accounting, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
  • MBA in finance, New York University, Stern School of Business
  • B.S. in civil engineering, University of California at Berkeley, College of Engineering

Select Publications

  • Bushee, B.J., M.J. Jung, G.S. Miller. 2011. “Conference Presentations and the Disclosure Milieu.” Journal of Accounting Research, 49(5): 1163-1192.
  • Jung, M.J. 2013. “Investor Overlap and Diffusion of Disclosure Practices.” Review of Accounting Studies, 18(1): 167-206.
  • Hamm, S.J.W., M.J. Jung, and C. Wang. 2015. “Making Sense of One Dollar CEO Salaries.” Contemporary Accounting Research, 32(3): 941-972.
  • Jung, M.J., M.H.F. Wong, and X.F. Zhang. 2015. “Analyst Interest as an Early Indicator of Firm Fundamental Changes and Stock Returns.” The Accounting Review, 90(3): 1049-1078.
  • Chen, J., and M.J. Jung. 2016. “Activist Hedge Funds and Firm Disclosure.” Review of Financial Economics, 29: 52-63.
  • Chen, J., M.J. Jung, and J. Ronen. 2017. “The Confirmation Effect of Analyst Recommendation Reiterations.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 32(4): 576-592.
  • Bushee, B.J., M.J. Jung, G.S. Miller. 2017. “Do Investors Benefit from Selective Access to Management?” Journal of Financial Reporting, 2(1): 31-61.
  • Jung, M.J., M.H.F. Wong, and X.F. Zhang. 2018. “Buy-Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls.” Journal of Accounting Research, 56(3): 913-952.
  • Jung, M.J., J. Naughton, A. Tahoun, and C. Wang. 2018. “Do Firms Strategically Disseminate? Evidence from Corporate Use of Social Media.” The Accounting Review, 93(4): 225-252.
  • Jung, M.J., J. Keeley, and J. Ronen. 2019. “The Predictability of Analysts Forecast Revisions.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 34(3): 434-457.
  • Bozanic, Z., J. Chen, and M.J. Jung. 2019. “Analyst Contrarianism.” Journal of Financial Reporting, in-press.

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper Award, Cal. State Fullerton / Haskell & White Conference, 2018
  • AAA FARS Outstanding Discussion Award, 2018
  • AAA FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, 2017-2018
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2009
  • Robert R. Nathan Memorial Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2009
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2009
  • The Wharton School Fellowship for Doctoral Studies, 2006-2010

Curriculum Vitae

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