What is the central theme of The End of Accounting?

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Baruch Lev (Author & Professor, NYU Stern School of Business)

Professor Baruch Lev provides an overview of his book, The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for investors and Managers, that he co-wrote with Feng Gu. He discusses the purpose of the book with Sarder TV correspondent, Tracey Fitzpatrick, including his point that company financial reports are no longer relevant in determining the health of a company. The discussion covers who uses these investment reports and why the continuing use of the current financial reporting model is bad news for the economy and for investors.


About Author

Baruch Lev

Author & Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Baruch Lev is the Philip Bardes Professor of Accounting and Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. 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 six books, including the most recent: The End of Accounting, published in 2016. Professor Lev has received numerous awards and prizes, including two honorary doctorates.

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Tracey Fitzpatrick

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Sarder TV Anchor & Former Market News Video Anchor

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