Simon Business School

Faculty Profile

Jason Jie Xiao
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Phone: 585.276.6673
Office: 3-149 Carol Simon Hall


Professor Xiao received his doctoral degree in Accounting from the Wharton School. His research broadly focuses on agency conflicts, contracting, corporate governance, and executive compensation.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Agency Conflicts; Incentives; Spillover Effects; Corporate Governance and Compensation

Professional History

Assistant Professor of Accounting
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
July 2016 -


University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - 2016
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - 2016
Ph D
The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business - 2011
Business Administration

Current Research Programs

Bank Relations and Borrower Corporate Governance Structures
Banking Market Development and Spillovers to Stock Market Liquidity
Diffusion of Corporate Governance from Influential Adopters
Earnings per Share Goals and CEO Incentives
Private Information Acquisition via Freedom of Information Act Requests Made to the Securities and Exchange Commission
Sensitivity to Economic Uncertainty and Firms’ Disclosure Decisions
Whose Voting Incentives do Proxy Advisors Consider?
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