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Ron Shalev

Ron Shalev

Joined Stern 2011

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-83
New York, NY 10012


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Ron Shalev joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting, Taxation and Business Law in September 2012, after being a Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting during the 2011-12 academic year.

Professor Shalev's research interests include the causes and effects of mergers and acquisitions, intangible assets, and the effect of performance measures in compensation contracts on managerial discretion and accounting choices.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Shalev was an Assistant Professor in the Accounting department of Olin Business School at Washington University in St Louis. Previously, he held a number of executive positions; the most recent were chief financial officer of Goldnet Communications and chief executive officer of CreditGuard, both in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Professor Shalev received an L.L.B. in Law and an M.A. in Economics from The Hebrew University, an I.E.M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Accounting from Columbia University.

Research Interests

  • Causes and effects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Performance measures in compensation contracts
  • Intangible assets

Academic Background

Ph.D., Accounting, 2007
Columbia University

I.E.M.B.A., 2002
Northwestern University

M.A., Economics, 1997
The Hebrew University

L.L.B., Law, 1995
The Hebrew University

Selected Publications

Ron Shalev and Hagit Levy (2016)
Bond Repurchase Objectives and the Repurchase Method Choice
Forthcoming, Journal of Accounting and Economics

Ron Shalev, Richard Frankel and Hagit Levy (2015)
Factors Associated with theYear-End Decline in Working Capital
Forthcoming, Management Science

Ron Shalev and Xiumin Martin (2015)
Target Firm-Specific Information and Acquisition Efficiency
Forthcoming, Management Science

Ron Shalev, Ivy Zhang and Yong Zhang (2013)
CEO Compensation and Fair Value Accounting: Evidence from Purchase Price Allocation
Journal of Accounting Research, September 2013, 51(4):819 – 854

Ron Shalev (2009)
The Information Content of Business Combination Disclosure Level
The Accounting Review, January 2009, 84(1): 239-270

Areas of Expertise


  • Mergers & Acquisitions