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William Bradford
Endowed Professor of Business & Economic Development
Professor of Finance & Business Economics
University of Washington

bradford@u.washington.edu

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William D. Bradford has served as Endowed Professor of Business and Economic Development, and Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business since 1999. From 1994 to 1999 he was Dean of the UW Business School and holder of the Kirby Cramer Chair at the University of Washington. He has also served as Faculty Director of the Business School’s Business and Economic Development Center since 2005.

William D. Bradford served as Assistant and Associate Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He then became Professor of Finance at the Smith School of Business, at College Park (UMCP); where he was also served as Chair of the Finance Department and then Associate Dean and Acting Dean.

Professor Bradford serves on the Board of Directors of the Commerce Bank (Seattle), and was a member of the board of directors of the Russell Trust Company from 2000 to 2008. His teaching interests include Corporate Finance, Banking, Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital. His areas of research include Venture Capital, Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Finance and Banking. In addition to the schools above, he has taught at Ohio State, New York University, UCLA and Yale University. He has been a consultant to numerous firms and has had international lectureships in corporate finance and entrepreneurship in the UK, Indonesia, Egypt, the Ivory Coast, South Korea, Canada, China and South Africa. He has authored or co-authored three books and more than 50 articles on finance during his career. Professor Bradford’s teaching areas are Entrepreneurial Finance, Venture Capital, Managerial Finance, and Management of Financial Institutions.


Research Interests
Minority and Small Business, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance.

Journal Publications & Working Papers
1. Bradford, William, Chao Chen, and Song Zhu, 2017, Conservative Accounting, IFRS Convergence and Cash Dividend Payments: Evidence from China, European Financial Management.
2. Bates, Timothy, William Jackson, and William D. Bradford, 2015, Are Minority-Owned Businesses Under-served by the Private Equity Market? Evidence from the Venture-Capital Industry, Small Business Economics.
3. Bradford, William D., 2014, The ‘Myth’ that Black Entrepreneurship Can Reduce the Gap in Wealth between Black and White Families, Economic Development Quarterly.
4. Bradford, William D., Chao Chen, and Song Zhu, 2013, Cash Dividend Policy, Corporate Pyramids, and Ownership Structure: Evidence from China, International Review of Economics and Finance.
5. Jackson, William E., Timothy Bates, and William D. Bradford, 2012, Does Venture Capitalist Activism Improve Investment Performance?, Journal of Business Venturing.
6. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 2009, The Impact of Institutional Sources of Capital Upon the Minority-Oriented Venture Capital Industry, Small Business Economics.
7. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 2008, Venture Capital Investment in Minority Business, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
8. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 2007, Traits and Performance of the Minority Venture-Capital Industry, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
9. Bradford, William D. , 2007, Distinguishing Economically from Legally Formal Firms: Targeting Business Support to Entrepreneurs in South Africa’s Townships, Journal of Small Business Management.
10. Bates, Timothy, William D. Bradford, and Julia Rubin, 2006, The Viability of the Minority-Oriented Venture Capital Industry Under Alternative Financing Arrangements, Economic Development Quarterly.
11. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 2004, Analysis of Venture-Capital Funds That Finance Minority-Owned Businesses, The Review of Black Political Economy .
12. Bradford, William D., and Chao Chen, 2004, Creating Government Financing Programs for Small- and Medium –Sized Enterprises in China, China & World Economy.
13. Bradford, William D., 2003, The Wealth Dynamics of Entrepreneurship for Black and White Families in the U.S., Review of Income and Wealth.
14. Bradford, William D., 2003, The Savings and Credit Management of Low-Income, Low-Wealth Black and White Families, Economic Development Quarterly.
15. Bradford, William D., 2000, Black Family Wealth in the United States, State of Black America.
16. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 1995, Look Before You Leap: The Franchise Route to Self-Employment,, The Review of Black Political Economy.
17. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 1992, Factors Affecting New Firm Success and their Use in Venture Capital Financing,, Journal of Small Business Finance.
18. Bradford, William D., 1990, Conclusions and Policy Implications, Ethnic Entrepreneurs.
19. Bradford, William D., 1988, Performance, Prospects and Role in Minority Business Capital Formation, Minority Financial Institutions.
20. Bradford, William D., 1987, The Issue Decision of Manager-Owners Under Information Asymmetry,, Journal of Finance.
21. Bradford, William D., 1986, The Performance of Black Banks, Black Enterprise.
22. Bradford, William D., 1985, The Potential and Problems of Black Financial Institutions, The State of Black America.
23. Bradford, William D., 1984, Minority Business: Recent Experience and Recommendations, Small Business Economics.
24. Bradford, William D., 1982, The Deposit Demand of Minority Savings and Loan Associations, Journal of Bank Research .
25. Bradford, William D., 1981, The Cash Flow Implications of Variable Rate Mortgages, Special Publications Series Research Report.
26. Bradford, William D., 1981, Recent Experience of Minority Savings and Loan Associations of California, Special Publications Series Research Report.
27. Bradford, William D., 1981, The Cash Flow Implications of Alternate Mortgage Instruments, Savings and Loan Asset Management Under Deregulation.
28. Bradford, William D., 1980, Mortgage-Backed Bonds for Savings and Loan Associations: Management and Public Policy Issues, New Sources of Capital for the Savings and Loan Industry.
29. Bates, Timothy, and William D. Bradford, 1980, The Portfolio Behavior of Black-Owned Commercial Banks, Journal of Finance.
30. Bradford, William D., 1979, Financing Minority Business: The Impact and Interaction of Federal Government Programs, Journal of Minority Business Finance.
31. Bradford, William D., 1979, Mortgaged-Backed Securities: How Profitable Are They?, Federal Home Loan Bank Board Journal.
32. Bradford, William D., 1979, The Performance and Problems of Minority Savings and Loan Associations, Federal Home Loan Bank Board Journal.
33. Bradford, William D., 1979, Academic Press, Financing Black Economic.
34. Bradford, William D., 1978, Minority Savings and Loan Associations: Hypotheses and Tests, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
35. Bradford, William D., Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., and Lewis Spellman, 1978, The Efficiency and Profitability of Minority Controlled Savings and Loan Associations, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
36. Bradford, William D., 1978, The Performance of Merging Savings and Loan Associations, Journal of Business Research.
37. Spellman, Lewis, Alfred E. Osborne, and William D. Bradford, 1977, The Operating Efficiency of Black Savings and Loan Associations, Journal of Finance.
38. Bradford, William D., and Timothy Bates, 1977, Loan Default Amongst Black Entrepreneurs Forming New Central City Businesses, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business.
39. Bradford, William D., and Alfred E. Osborne, Jr., 1976, The Entrepreneurship Decision and Black Economic Development, American Economic Review.
40. Bradford, William D., 1976, Monetary Position, Unanticipated Inflation and Changes in the Value of the Firm, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business.
41. Bradford, William D. and Timothy Bates, 1976, An Evaluation of Alternative Strategies for Expanding the Number of Black-Owned Businesses, Review of Black Political Economy.
42. Bradford, William D., 1976, A Financial Analysis of Minority Savings and Loan Associations, Black Economic Development.
43. Bradford, William D., 1975, Valuation, Leverage and the Cost of Capital in the Case of Depreciable Assets: Comment, Journal of Finance.
44. Bradford, William D., 1974, Price-level Restated Accounting and the Measurement of Inflation Gains and Losses, The Accounting Review.
45. Bradford, William D., 1974, Inflation and the Value of the Firm: Monetary and Depreciation Effects, Southern Economic Journal.
46. Bradford, William D., 1973, Commercial Banks and Inner City Economic Development: Theory, Comments and Development of a Model, Review of Black Political Economy.

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