Brendan Daley is the Ralph S. O’Connor Associate Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests are in economic theory and finance, especially focusing on the role of information in markets. His current research program investigates the effect of information, such as that obtained from ratings or due diligence, on market prices, trade volume, and efficiency. In addition, his work investigates the consequences of informational frictions in an array of settings such as in entrepreneurship, real estate, and bilateral negotiations. Professor Daley received his Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and his PhD from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.