Jason Smith

Director - China Cooperative Academic Programs and Associate Professor

  • China Cooperative Academic Programs
  • Economics and Finance

Jason Smith


Ph.D., Finance, Washington University in St. Louis, 2006
M.S.B.A., Finance, Washington University in St. Louis, 2004
M.S., Mathematics Student, University of Kentucky, 2001
B.S., Finance, with Honors, Purdue University, 2000


Jason Smith received his PhD in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining Utah State University, he was a faculty member at the University of Kentucky. Before attending graduate school, Jason worked as a Commercial Loan Officer for 1st Source Bank. He is a member of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, and the Financial Management Association. His research interests are in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, the economics of information, and financial markets. Jason enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors.


Professor Research: Dr. Jason Smith, Corporate Finance Research