Daniel Bradley

Daniel Bradley

Room: BSN 3134
Phone: (813) 974-6358
Fax: (813) 974-3084

Daniel Bradley is a professor of the Muma College of Business Finance Department and holds the Lykes Chair in Finance and Sustainability. He currently teaches the capstone MBA course, Integrated Business Applications, a graduate investment analysis course, and a PhD-level empirical finance course. He received the college's research award in 2013. 

His research broadly focuses on corporate finance with a particular focus on securities issuance and analyst behavior. He has published in most of the journals in the field including the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and others. He has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and other media outlets. He currently serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Financial Research

He holds a PhD from the University of Kentucky and earned a BA and an MBA 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

  • "Are analysts' recommendations informative? Intraday evidence on the impact of time stamp delays," 2014, with Jonathan Clarke, Suzanne Lee, and Chayawat Ornthanalai, Journal of Finance 69, 645-674.
  • "The influence of political bias in state pension funds" with Christos Pantzalis and Xiaojing Yuan, Journal Financial Economics, Forthcoming
  • "The role of top VCs in IPO markets," with Incheol Kim and Laurie Krigman, Journal Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
  • "Does knowledge matter? Industry experience and analyst performance" with Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Finance
  • "The causal effect of labor unions on innovation" with Incheol Kim and Xuan Tian, Revise and Resubmit, Management Science


  • VP Programming, Eastern Finance Association
  • Associate Editor, Journal Financial Research
  • Graduate Policy Committee, Chair
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review Financial Studies, Financial Management, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance among others.