Wisconsin School of Business

John Wild

Professor - Accounting & Information Systems

John J. Wild is a distinguished professor of business and accounting at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business.

His research interests include financial accounting and reporting, business analysis and valuation, international financial markets, corporate governance, and earnings quality. Professor Wild’s research articles appear in The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and other academic journals.

He has received numerous teaching awards from the Wisconsin School of Business as well as from Michigan State University. He has also taught at the University of Manchester, England.

He is past associate editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and serves on several editorial boards. Professor Wild is a frequent speaker at universities and national and international conferences, and is the author of several best-selling books in accounting and business.

Professor Wild earned his Ph.D. in business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 

Undergraduate Courses


Financial Statement Analysis
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(ACC 603 Section 1), Fall 2008.

Financial Statement Analysis
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 2), Fall 2009.

Financial Statement Analysis
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 3), Fall 2009.

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of financial statements, including profitability and ratio analysis, cash flow analysis, accounting-based equity valuation, market impact of accounting choices, earnings quality, earnings management, mergers and acquisitions, intangibles, accounting-based trading strategies, accounting and credit ratings, and international accounting.
(AIS 603 Section 1), Fall 2006.

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of financial statements, including profitability and ratio analysis, cash flow analysis, accounting-based equity valuation, market impact of accounting choices, earnings quality, earnings management, mergers and acquisitions, intangibles, accounting-based trading strategies, accounting and credit ratings, and international accounting.
(AIS 603 Section 3), Fall 2006.

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of financial statements, including profitability and ratio analysis, cash flow analysis, accounting-based equity valuation, market impact of accounting choices, earnings quality, earnings management, mergers and acquisitions, intangibles, accounting-based trading strategies, accounting and credit ratings, and international accounting.
(AIS 603 Section 2), Fall 2006.

Financial Statement Analysis
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 1), Fall 2010.

Financial Statement Analysis
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 2), Fall 2010.

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 1), Fall 2007.

Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
Course DescriptionAnalysis and interpretation of accounting statements with emphasis on structure, terminology, ratio analysis and preparation of interpretive reports.
(AIS 603 Section 2), Fall 2007.

Accounting Principles--COURSE COORDINATOR
Course DescriptionIntroduction to Accounting
(ACC 300), Spring 2008.

Accounting Principles -- Faculty Coordinator
Course DescriptionIntroduction to Accounting
(AIS 300), Fall 2007.

Accounting Principles -- Faculty Coordinator
Course DescriptionIntroduction to Accounting
(AIS 300), Spring 2007.

Accounting Principles -- Faculty Coordinator
Course DescriptionIntroduction to Accounting
(AIS 300), Fall 2006.

Accounting Principles -- Faculty Coordinator
Course DescriptionIntroduction to accounting.
(AIS 300), Spring 2006.



Graduate Courses


Seminar in Accounting Research
Course DescriptionMethods of inquiry and research methodology in accounting. Analysis of current research, with the emphasis on empirical research in accounting.
(ACC 971), Spring 2002.

PhD Seminar -- Archival / Empirical Research in Accounting
Course DescriptionMethods of inquiry and research methodology in accounting. Analysis of current research, with the emphasis on empirical research in accounting.
(AIS 971 Section 1), Spring 2007.

Smr-Accounting Research
Course DescriptionMethods of inquiry and research methodology in accounting. Analysis of current research, with the emphasis on empirical research in accounting.
(ACCT 971 Section 1), Spring 2008.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2001.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2001.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2002.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2002.

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Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2002.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2003.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2003.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2003.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2004.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2004.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Fall 2004.

Financial Accounting
Course DescriptionPrinciples, concepts and procedures of financial accounting essential to the proper preparation, understanding and interpretation of accounting information.
(ACC 700), Spring 2001.



Professional Organizations


American Accounting Association

American Accounting Association


Editorial and Reviewing Activities


Contemporary Accounting Research - January 2013 - December 2013
Editorial Decision Maker to Accept/Reject Paper


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John Wild

 
Professor | Accounting & Information Systems
(608) 262-8122
4295 Grainger Hall