Joshua Ronen

Joshua Ronen

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

Professor Ronen has been with NYU Stern for more than 30 years. His primary research areas include capital markets, disclosure, earning management, economic impact, financial reporting, legal liability of firms, and transfer pricing. Professor Ronen has written numerous books including Accounting and Financial Globalization, Off-Balance Sheet Activities, Entrepreneurship and Smooth Income Numbers: Objectives, Means and Implications. He has been published in many journals and publications including The New York Times, Journal of Financial Markets, The Accounting Review, and Journal of Accounting Research and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 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, and Hebrew University, 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.

Professor Ronen received his Bachelor of Arts in economics and accounting at Hebrew University in Israel, and his Doctor of Philosophy from Stanford University. Professor Ronen is also a licensed C.P.A. in Israel.


Ph.D., Business Administration, Stanford University
B.A., Accounting and Economics, Hebrew University, Tel Aviv

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Recent news, presentations, and publications

The Objectives of Financial Statements (AICPA), Vol I, 1973 (Associate Director of Research)

Corporate Financial Information for Government Decision Making (co-authored with Simcha Sadan), Financial Executives Foundation, New York, 1975

Relevant Financial Statements (co-authored with George H. Sorter), Arno Press, 1978

Accounting, A Management Approach, sixth edition (co-authored with Shillinglaw and Gordon), Richard D. Irwin, 1979

Smoothing Income Numbers: Objectives, Means and Implications (co-authored with Simcha Sadan,) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1981

Entrepreneurship, ed., Lexington Books Publishing Company, 1983

Off-Balance Sheet Activities, ed., with A. Saunders and A. C. Sondhi, Quorum Books, 1990

Accounting and Financial Globalization, ed., Quorum Books, 1991

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