Law and Finance Speaker Series: Brian Bushee

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Law and Finance Speaker Series: Brian Bushee

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Date and Time

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room 215

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Brian Bushee

The University of Pennsylvania

Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Professor Bushee’s research focuses on the impact of information intermediaries—such as institutional investors, sell-side analysts, and the business press—on corporate disclosure decisions and on the stock market pricing of information. His articles have appeared in top-tier academic journals such as Journal of Accounting ResearchJournal of Accounting and Economics, and Accounting Review, as well as in practitioner journals such as Journal of Applied Corporate Finance and Investor Relations Quarterly. His dissertation won the American Accounting Association’s Competitive Manuscript Award. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting ResearchJournal of Accounting and EconomicsAccounting Review, and Review of Accounting Studies.

Professor Bushee teaches an MBA elective titled Problems in Financial Reporting and has taught the MBA introductory financial accounting course at Wharton, Harvard, and Chicago. He also teaches in the Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists and in a number of Wharton Executive Education Programs. He has won the MBA Excellence in Teaching Award and the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award, which is awarded to the one faculty member “who has exemplified outstanding teaching quality during the last year.” He has also won the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania.

Before joining Wharton in 2000, Professor Bushee was an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Business School and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. He has also worked as a Senior Credit Analyst for CoreStates Financial Corp. and as a National Office Researcher for Coopers and Lybrand L.L.P. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and A.B. from Duke University.


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