Henry Friedman is an associate professor of accounting. His research relates broadly to how information is produced and used in firms and capital markets. Using theoretical models and archival data, he studies issues involving corporate governance, regulation, disclosure, lobbying, investor preferences for corporate social responsibility, audit quality and non-audit services, reference rate reform, executive compensation, entrepreneurship and common ownership. His research has been published widely in accounting, finance and management journals.
At UCLA Anderson, Friedman teaches introductory financial accounting and runs an online pre-term course to help entering students prepare for their first-year accounting class. Friedman previously taught at Wharton (core managerial accounting) and MIT (core financial accounting).
Ph.D. Accounting 2012, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. Accounting 2012, University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Economics 2007, University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering 2007, University of Pennsylvania