Daniel Bradley

Daniel Bradley

Professor, Lykes Chair in Finance and Sustainability
Room: BSN 3131
Phone: 813-974-6358
Fax: 813-974-3084

Daniel Bradley is a professor in the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance and holds the Lykes Chair in Finance and Sustainability. He currently teaches MBA, Executive MBA, and a PhD empirical seminar course. He received the Muma College of Business Research Award in 2013, 2017-19, the USF Outstanding Research Faculty Award in 2018 and was named a Fulbright Core recipient in 2018 where he did research at ISCTE in Lisbon.

His research broadly focuses on corporate finance and investments with a particular focus on analyst behavior. He has published more than 30 academic articles in most of the journals in the field including the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisManagement Science, the Journal of Accounting and Economics and others. He has been cited in the Wall Street JournalUSA Today and other media outlets.

He earned a PhD from the University of Kentucky and received an MBA and a bachelor's degree from the University of Central Florida. Bradley was granted the CFA designation in 1998.


  • GEB 6896 - IBA II
  • FIN 6515 - Investments
  • FIN 7930 - Special Topics in Finance

Recent Research

  • “The Speed of Information and the Sell-Side Research Industry,” with Jonathan Clarke and Linghang Zeng, forthcoming Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
  • “Ties That Bind: The Value of Professional Connections to Sell-Side Analysts,” with Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, forthcoming, Management Science.
  • “The Boss Knows Best: Directors of Research and Subordinate Analysts,” with Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, (2019), Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis 54, 1403-1446.
  • “Discussion of Analysts’ Stock Ownership and Stock Recommendations,” (2018), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 66, 499-505 (Based on 2017 Wharton JAE Conference discussion, not refereed).
  • “Are all Analysts Created Equal? Industry Expertise and Monitoring Effectiveness of Financial Analysts," with Sinan Gokkaya, Xi Liu and Fei Xie, (2017), Journal of Accounting and Economics 63, 179-206.


  • Vice president of programming, Eastern Finance Association
  • Associate editor, Journal Financial Research
  • Chair, Graduate Policy Committee
  • Ad hoc reviewer: the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review Financial Studies, the Financial Management, the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, among others.