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Jacob Jaggi

Assistant Professor


Phone: (509) 335-5391


  • PhD (University of Arizona)
  • MBA (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
  • BA (Utah State University)

Jacob Jaggi

Jacob Jaggi is an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting. He currently teaches intermediate accounting courses. Jacob's primary research interests include corporate governance, monitoring mechanisms (including audit committees and internal/external auditing), and debt contracting. Prior to earning a PhD at the University of Arizona, Jacob worked in several accounting capacities, including as internal auditor, controller, and SEC reporting analyst, and in several industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and non-profit.

Research Interests

audit process
audit quality
corporate governance
financial accounting
financial reporting
financial reporting quality
internal control

Teaching Interests

financial accounting

Journal Articles

  • Musaib Ashraf, Preeti Choudhary, Jacob Jaggi Are Audit Committees Overloaded? Evidence From The Effect Of Financial Risk Management Oversight On Financial Reporting Quality Management Science, 2024
  • Jacob Jaggi, Jason Porter Ethics in Financial Reporting Methods: The Case of Vontsira, Inc. Issues in Accounting Education, 2023
  • Jacob Jaggi When does the internal audit function enhance audit committee effectiveness? The Accounting Review, 2023
  • Lin Cheng, Jacob Jaggi, Spencer Young Does Restricting Managers’ Discretion through GAAP Impact the Usefulness of Accounting Information in Debt Contracting? Contemporary Accounting Research, 2022
  • Mei Cheng, Jacob Jaggi, Spencer Young Customer Concentration of Targets in Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2021