Jayson Talakai

Assistant Professor

Department(s):
  • School of Accountancy

Jayson Talakai

Education

PhD, Accounting, Texas Tech University, 2016
BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University Hawaii, 2009

Biography

Jayson Talakai is among the first Tonga PhD's in Accounting. He completed his degree from Texas Tech University in August 2016. Dr. Talakai earned his B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University - Hawaii in 2009. Prior to obtaining his PhD he worked as a Staff Accountant at the University of Utah. Dr. Talakai's research focuses on information acquisition, individual investors' cognitive constraints, and market efficiency. He has published in Accounting Horizons and Oil, Gas, and Energy Quarterly. Dr. Talakai and his wife have five children, four girls, and one boy.

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Oler, D.K, Oler, M.J, Skousen, C., Talakai, J., (2016). Has Concentration in the Top Accounting Journals Changed Over Time?. Accounting Horizons, 30:1, 63-78.
  • Talakai, J., Skousen, C., Oler, D., (2015). What is the Dollar Value of LIFO?. Oil, Gas, and Energy Quarterly, June:4, 569-576.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ACCT 3110 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I, Fall 2020
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Fall 2020
ACCT 3110 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I, Spring 2020
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Spring 2020
ACCT 3110 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I, Fall 2019
ACCT 3110 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I, Fall 2019
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Fall 2019
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2019
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Spring 2019
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2018
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Fall 2018
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2018
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Spring 2018
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2017
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Fall 2017
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Spring 2017
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Spring 2017
ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles, Fall 2016
ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II, Fall 2016