Assistant Professor of Accountancy
Riddha Basu is an assistant professor of Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business. His research interests focus on examining interactions between information intermediaries and a firm’s financial disclosure and economic choices, with a particular interest in the role of credit rating agencies. He uses empirical archival methodologies to answer key questions that broaden our understanding the role played by information intermediaries in a firm’s decision-making process. His goal as a professor is to develop students’ understanding of accounting at an intuitive level, using real world examples, and also engage students in conversation in class.