Baruch Lev is the Philip Bardes Professor of Accounting and Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. In his current positions, Professor Lev teaches courses in accounting, financial analysis and investor relations. Professor Lev has been with NYU for 17 years. 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 five books including Intangibles: Management, Measurement, and Reporting, and Financial Statement Analysis: A New Approach. His recent book is: Winning Investors Over (2012). Lev has published over 100 research studies in the leading accounting, finance and economic journals. Professor Lev has received numerous awards and honorary doctorates. He earned his Ph.D. in Accounting/Finance in 1968 from the University of Chicago.