Brad Badertscher

Brad Badertscher

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Professor of Accountancy

Office: 371 Mendoza College of Business
Phone: 574-631-5197

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Areas of Expertise

Financial accounting

Badertscher is a professor of accountancy and the PwC Faculty Fellow. Badertscher researches financial accounting issues, focusing on financial report quality. In recent papers, he examined fair value accounting, tax aggressiveness and private firm accounting. Badertscher teaches an accounting research class as well as Measurement and Disclosure II, an intermediate-level financial accounting course. Badertscher earned his MBA and Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Iowa.


Badertscher analyzes the “Buffett Rule”


Corporate tax overhaul doesn’t go far enough
The Buffett Rule is not a simple tax on the wealthy
Why Romney and Buffett pay lower tax rates


Notre Dame researchers shed light on massive, but little-known, quarterly information release in the banking industry
Research: Is fair value really fair?


USA Today — Apple-EU tax clash has others asking: Who’s next?
Los Angeles Times — Apple’s $14.5 billion EU tax bill highlights overseas earnings hoard
Associated Press — Europe hits Apple with a $15 billion-plus tax bill
Reuters — What might be hiding in Romney’s tax returns?
The Washington Post — Experts react to Obama’s corporate tax proposal
Los Angeles Times — Romney tax returns likely to stoke debate over economic fairness