Randolph Paul Beatty

Expert on economic impact of regulatory intervention, securities valuation and industrial organization economics of initial public offerings
  • Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting
Office: (213) 740-5552


  • financial statement analysis
  • initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • private firm valuation
  • corporate control
  • bankruptcy
  • financial accounting
  • managerial accounting
  • regulatory economics
  • capital expenditure decisions

Additional Information

  • Articles published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Strategic Management Journal
  • Distinguished Professor of Accounting, Southern Methodist University (1992-2001)
  • One of Business Week’s 12 Masters of the Classroom (1994)
  • Faculty, Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago (1987-91)
  • Faculty, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1981-87)
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1982)
  • Master of Accounting Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign