Miller-Sherrerd Professor; Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School
Financial reporting, cost analysis, incentive compensation plans
Richard Lambert teaches a wide range of courses in the areas of financial reporting, cost and management accounting, and compensation and performance measurement. He is a recipient of the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence at Wharton. Professor Lambert’s research examines a variety of issues in financial reporting, performance measurement, and compensation plan design. In particular, he has done extensive research into accounting-based and stock-based forms of compensation, including stock option plans. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Accounting Research and The Review of Accounting Studies. His latest book is entitled Financial Literacy for Managers: Finance and Accounting for Better Decision-Making, Second Edition.
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Learn how to use financial data to make more-informed business decisions and to evaluate your firm’s performance. Examine core concepts of finance and accounting in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner.