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Michael Jung

Michael Jung

Joined Stern 2010

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-82
New York, NY 10012



Michael Jung joined New York University's Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in July 2010.

Professor Jung's research interests relate to firms' financial communication and disclosure practices and the interactions between corporate managers, institutional investors and sell-side analysts. His papers are published or forthcoming in Review of Accounting Studies (RAST), Journal of Accounting Research (JAR), The Accounting Review (TAR), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), and Journal of Financial Reporting (JFR).

Professor Jung taught Principals of Financial Accounting to undergraduate students and Financial Accounting and Reporting to part-time MBA students from 2010 to 2012. He now teaches Financial Accounting and Reporting to Stern's full-time MBA students.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Jung was an equity research analyst for SG Cowen Securities, covering the telecommunications and networking industry. He also worked for Ernst & Young in its bankruptcy and restructuring group. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

Professor Jung received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley; his M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from NYU Stern School of Business; and his Ph.D. in Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interests

  • Firms' Voluntary Disclosure Practices
  • Influence of Institutional Investors and Analysts
  • Capital Market Effects of Firms' Accounting Choices

Courses Taught

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Principles of Financial Accounting

Academic Background

B.S., Civil Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

M.B.A., Finance and International Business
NYU Stern

Ph.D., Accounting
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Awards & Appointments

Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow 2009
AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow 2009
Robert R. Nathan Memorial Foundation Doctoral Fellow 2009
The Wharton School Fellowship for Doctoral Studies 2006
New York University Stern School Scholar Distinction 1999
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 1999
New York University Stern School Director's Fellowship 1997
Army Reserve Officer Trainer Corps (ROTC) Engineering Award 1992
Civil Engineers in California Government Scholarship 1991

Selected Publications

Brian J. Bushee, Michael J. Jung, and Gregory S. Miller (2017)
Do Investors Benefit from Selective Access to Management?
Journal of Financial Reporting (forthcoming)

Michael J. Jung, James. P. Naughton, Ahmed Tahoun, and Clare Wang (2017)
Do Firms Strategically Disseminate? Evidence from Corporate Use of Social Media
The Accounting Review (Forthcoming)

Michael J. Jung, M.H. Franco Wong, and X. Frank Zhang (2017)
Buy-Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls
Journal of Accounting Research (Forthcoming)

Michael J. Jung, Jessica Keeley, and Joshua Ronen (2017) (2017)
The Predictability of Analyst Forecast Revisions
Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance (Forthcoming)

Jing Chen, Michael J. Jung, and Joshua Ronen (2017)
The Confirmation Effect of Analyst Recommendation Reiterations
Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 2017, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp.576-592.

Jing Chen and Michael J.Jung (2016)
Activist Hedge Funds and Firm Disclosure
Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 29, pp.52-63.

Michael J. Jung, M. H. Franco Wong, and X. Frank Zhang (2015)
Analyst Interest as an Early Indicator of Firm Fundamental Changes and Stock Returns
The Accounting Review, 2015, Vol. 90, No. 3, pp. 1049-1078.

Sophia Hamm, Michael J. Jung, and Clare Wang (2015)
Making Sense of One Dollar CEO Salaries
Contemporary Accounting Research, 2015, Vol. 32, No.3, pp 941-972.

Michael J. Jung (2013)
Investor Overlap and Diffusion of Disclosure Practices
Review of Accounting Studies, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 167-206.

Brian J. Bushee, Michael J. Jung, and Gregory S. Miller (2011)
Conference Presentations and the Disclosure Milieu
Journal of Accounting Research, 2011, Vol. 49, No. 5, pp. 1163-1192.