Baruch Lev is the Philip Bardes Professor of Accounting and Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. In his current position, Professor Lev teaches courses in accounting,
financial analysis and investor relations. His primary research areas of interest include corporate governance; earnings management; financial accounting; financial statement analysis; intangible assets/intellectual capital; capital markets; and mergers and acquisitions. Professor Lev is the author of six books including Intangibles: Management, Measurement, and Reporting, Winning Investors Over (2012), and most recently: The End of Accounting and The Path Forward for Investors and Managers (Wiley, 2016). Lev has published over 100 research studies in the leading accounting, finance and economic journals and received numerous awards and honorary doctorates. Before joining NYU, Professor Lev held academic positions at the University of Chicago, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, where he was dean of the business school, and University of California at Berkeley (jointly appointed by the business and law schools). Lev’s practical experience includes auditing, and investment banking. He was also a partner in a consulting firm.