N. Bugra Ozel

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone: (310) 206-6462




N. Bugra Ozel is an assistant professor in the Accounting area. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from Columbia University in 2010. Ozel's research area is empirical financial accounting. His research primarily relates to the role of accounting disclosures in capital markets. In particular, he examines how the issuance and structure of corporate debt securities relate to the accounting disclosures and firm performance. His research also examines the associations between accounting-based performance measures and asset prices at the aggregate (economy/industry) -level, with a focus on the role of the financial crisis on these associations. His research aims to generate insights for researchers, regulators, and policymakers. Ozel teaches Financial Accounting in the FEMBA program at UCLA Anderson. In the past he taught Empirical Financial Accounting in the Ph.D. program.


Ph.D. Accounting, 2010, Columbia University
M.Phil. Accounting, 2007, Columbia University
B.S. Industrial Engineering, 2005, Istanbul Technical University
B.S. Management Engineering, 2004, Istanbul Technical University


Corporate Finance, Financial Contracting, Financial Institutions, Fixed-Income Securities, Financial Statement Analysis, Information in Financial Markets