Joshua Ronen


Joshua Ronen is a professor of accounting at New York University Stern School of Business. Professor Ronen teaches courses in managerial accounting, financial accounting, advanced topics in financial accounting and financial statements analysis.

His primary research areas include capital markets, disclosure, earning management, economic impact of accounting rules and regulations, financial reporting, legal liability of firms, transfer pricing, agency theory, corporate governance, and fair valuation.

Professor Ronen has written numerous books including Accounting and Financial Globalization, Off-Balance Sheet Activities, Entrepreneurship, Smoothing Income Numbers: Objectives, Means and Implications, and Earnings Management. He has been published in many academic journals including and publications including The New York Times, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Abacus, Management Science, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, and Journal of Financial Markets. Additionally, he is the co-editor of the Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting.

In addition to his work at NYU Stern, Professor Ronen has lectured at University of Canterbury, Tel-Aviv University, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, National University of Mexico, University of Toronto, University of Chicago, Hebrew University, and London School of Economics among many others. He has also been a consultant for numerous organizations, including especially law firms as expert witness in the area of securities litigation. His suggestions for reform in the accounting profession have received critical acclaim by legislators and in the media.