Jason Sandvik

Assistant Professor of Finance
Jason Sandvik

McClelland Hall 315K
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108


Areas of Expertise

CEO/Corporate Activism
Corporate Finance
Disclosure Policy
Labor Economics

Jason Sandvik is an Assistant Professor of Finance. Prior to joining Eller in 2022, he earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Utah and worked at Tulane University. His research interests include empirical corporate finance, labor economics, and disclosure policy. His work has been published in top academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Management Science, and the Journal of Accounting Research. His work has been cited in major media outlets such as the Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes


  • FIN 413 Valuation Modeling - Spring
  • FIN 513 Valuation Modeling - Spring


  • "Workplace Knowledge Flows," with R. Saouma, N. Seegert, and C. Stanton. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1315, No. 3, 2020, 1635-1680.
  • "Board Monitoring, Director Connections, and Credit Quality," Journal of Corporate Finance, 65, 2020, 101726. 
  • "Employee Responses to Compensation Changes: Evidence from a Sales Firm," with R. Saouma, N. Seegert, and C. Stanton. Management Science, 67, No. 12, 2021, 7687-7707. 
  • "CEO Pay Ratio Voluntary Disclosures and Stakeholder Reactions," with L. LaViers and D. Xu. Review of Accounting Studies, Oct. 2022, 1-42.
  • "Creativity Contests: A Field Experiment on Eliciting Employee Creativity," with J. Bol and L. LaViers. Journal of Accounting Research, 61, No. 1, 47-94.
  • "Clawback Provisions and Firm Risk," with I. Babenko, B. Bennett, J. Bizjak, and J. Coles. Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 12, No. 2, 191-239.
  • "CEO Activism and Firm Value," with A. Mkrtchyan and V. Zhu. Management Science, (forthcoming).



  • PhD in Finance, University of Utah, 2019
  • BS Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2014