Jason Smith

Director - China Cooperative Academic Programs and Associate Professor

Department(s):
  • China Cooperative Academic Programs
  • Economics and Finance

Jason Smith

Education

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

Biography

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.

News Articles

Teaching & Research (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Summer 2017)
Notable Faculty Research (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2013)

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Jackson, J.J, Smith, J., (2019). Innovation of Agricultural Biotechnology with Experimental Use Licensing. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Caliendo, F.N, Guo, N.L, Smith, J., (2018). Policy Uncertainty and Bank Bailouts. journal of financial markets, 39, 111-125.
  • Shah, A., Shah, H.A, Smith, J., Labianca, G., (2017). Judicial Efficiency and Capital Structure: An International Study. Journal of Corporate Finance
  • Faulkender, M., Smith, J., (2016). Taxes and Leverage at Multinational Corporations. Journal of Financial Economics, 122:1, 1-20.
  • Jackson, J.J, Smith, J., (2015). A Framework for Non-drastic Innovation with Product Differentiation. Economics Bulletin
  • Blau, B.M, Smith, J., (2014). Autocorrelation in Daily Short-Sale Volume. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
  • Smith, J., (2014). Does the Market Matter More than Investment?. Journal of Empirical Finance
  • Smith, J., Halgin, D., Kidwell-Lopez, V., Labianca, G., Brass, D., Borgatti, S., (2014). Power in Politically Charged Networks. Social Networks
  • Flannery, M., Faulkender, M., Hankins, K., Smith, J., (2012). Cash Flows and Leverage Adjustments. Journal of Financial Economics, 1-3, 632-646.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2020
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2020
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2019
International Finance, Spring 2019
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2019
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2018
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2018
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Spring 2018
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Spring 2018
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2018
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2017
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2017
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2017
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2017
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2017
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2017
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2017
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2017
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2017
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Summer 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Summer 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Summer 2017
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Spring 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Spring 2017
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Spring 2017
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2016
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016
FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Fall 2016
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2016
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2016
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Summer 2016
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Summer 2016
FIN 4300 - International Finance, Summer 2016
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2016
ECN 6600 - Advanced Financial Economics, Fall 2015
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2015
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Fall 2015
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2015
ECN 6600 - Advanced Financial Economics, Fall 2014
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2014
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2014
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2014
ECN 6600 - Advanced Financial Economics, Fall 2013
FIN 6410 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2013
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2013
FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2013
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2012
ECN 5600 - Financial Economics, Fall 2012