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Matthew Shaffer

  • Assistant Professor of Accounting

Matthew Shaffer is an assistant professor at USC's Marshall Business School. He received his doctoral degree from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree from Yale. His research focuses on valuation and corporate governance, especially valuation practice in institutional settings such as M&A. His work has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, and presented at leading conferences in accounting, finance, and law. He teaches the core undergraduate introductory accounting course, BUAD 280.

Matthew Shaffer

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Governance
Financial Intermediaries
Financial Statement Analysis
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)


Leventhal School of Accounting