Ben Lourie

Associate Professor of Accounting

Ben Lourie is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Paul Merage School of Business. His research interests include financial analysts, market efficiency and financial accounting. His dissertation examines if the “revolving-door” phenomenon whereby analysts are hired by firms that they cover poses a threat to their independence. The dissertation was mention in publications such as Financial Times, Bloomberg and Business Insider.

Lourie received his bachelor degree in Economics from Tel Aviv University in Israel and his PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Business. During the 5 years between his undergraduate and graduate studies, Lourie worked as Manager in Deloitte Management Consulting and as an instructor in Tel Aviv University.