Henry L. Friedman

Associate Professor of Accounting

About

Henry Friedman’s research interests relate broadly to how information is produced and used in firms and capital markets involving issues related to incentive provision, price formation, managerial expropriation and investor beliefs. He has investigated interactions between incentive compensation, reporting quality and the role and responsibilities of the CFO, with an emphasis on the effects of CEO power over the CFO in the reporting process.

Read Full Bio 
Topics
Photo of Henry L. Friedman

6 Articles

Two blue cartoon characters unravel a scribble knot black thread Research Brief / Markets

Separating Auditing from Consulting: More Complex than it Seems

Market concentration, price and quality drive choice of firms

Digital map Research Brief / Markets

Does Better Corporate Disclosure Boost Markets?

Stronger financial reporting standards seem to mean more for growth of countries’ credit markets than their stock markets

Politicians looking at a report Feature / Government

Might More Lobbying Groups, Rather than Fewer, Be Good for Industry and the Public?

Make the influence industry more competitive, a theoretical study suggests

Closeup shot of newspapers Research Brief / Finance

Does Big News Drown Out Corporate Earnings Disclosures?

Henry Friedman’s research finds, surprisingly, that major economic news actually heightens attention paid to company announcements

LED stock market ticker Research Brief / Stock Returns

Low-Quality Earnings: The Uncoupling of Stock Price from Fundamentals

Studying Chinese A and B shares reveals investor uncertainty

Meeting in a boardroom Research Brief / Gender Gap

You Have Women on Your Board? Gender Inequality and the Choices of Foreign Fund Manager

How investment data and country rankings correlate on treatment of women