Maclean Gaulin




Public narrative disclosures, information acquisition, information supply and demand, textual analysis.


Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), Washington DC, USA

IPA Visiting Financial Economist (2022 - 2023)

University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Assistant Professor (2017 - 2023)


Working Papers

Grants and Awards


$455,000 COVID-19 Economic Impact (Principal Investigator)


$10,000,000 Health and Economic Recovery Outreach (Contract #AR3473)

  • Professional MBA Teaching Award, Managerial Accounting (ACCTG 6001)


University of Utah

Professional MBA Managerial Accounting (ACCTG 6001)

Online MBA Managerial Accounting (ACCTG 6001)

EDGAR data in Python short-course (link)

Rice University

Financial Accounting (BUSI 305)


University of Utah

HERO Project Logistics and Planning (2020-2021)

Curriculum Committee (2020)


Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Houston, TX USA

Ph.D., Accounting (2017)

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN. (2003–2007)

B.S. Electrical Engineering (Summa cum-laude), Minor Economics

Presentations and Conferences

2023:University of Notre Dame
2022:University of Miami
2021:Rice University, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting (Discussant of Voluntary Performance Disclosures in the CD&A by Heidi A. Packard, Andrea Pawliczek, and A. Nicole Skinner; link)
2020:Utah Winter Accounting Conference (Discussant of Are Social Media Analysts Disrupting the Information Content of Sell-Side Analysts' Reports? by Michael Drake, James Moon, Brady Twedt, and James Warren; link)
2019:University of Colorado (Presentation), Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting (Discussant of Too Much of a Good Thing? Risk Disclosure and Corporate Innovation by Shiu-Yik Au and Hongping Tan; SSRN), CARE Conference on Financial Regulation Effectiveness and the Role of Academic Research
2018:Rotman CPA Ontario Centre for Accounting Innovation Research Conference (Presentation), AAA New Faculty Consortium, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting, Summer Finance and Accounting Conference, Hebrew University
2017:University of British Columbia (Presentation), University of Chicago (Presentation), University of Utah (Presentation), University of Rochester (Presentation), Chapman University (Presentation), UCLA (Presentation), Southern Methodist University (Presentation), SEC Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (Presentation)
2015:Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting. (Discussant of The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Firm Transparency and Information Production by Audra Boone and Joshua White; SSRN), Lone Star Accounting Conference
2014:Olin Business School conference. (Co-discussant of Textual Analysis and International Financial Reporting: Large Sample Evidence by Mark Lang and Lorien Stice-Lawrence; SSRN), AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting, International Accounting section of the AAA, Lone Star Accounting Conference

Updated: 2023-08-01