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Ben Lourie

Ben Lourie

Assistant Professor
Accounting

SB2 322

blourie@uci.edu  

Education

PhD in Accounting, UC Los Angeles
BA in Economics, Tel Aviv University

Research Interest

Financial Analysts

Market Efficiency

Financial Accounting

Earnings Management


Ben Lourie is an Assistant 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.

Selected Publications, News & Honors

Teaching

Tools for Empirical Research (PhD students)

Instructor

Pennsylvania State

2014

Financial Accounting (International Executive MBA)

Teaching Assistant to Professor Carla Hayn

 UCLA

2010-2014

Financial Accounting (MBA)

Teaching Assistant to Professor Brett Trueman

 UCLA

2014

Financial Accounting (FEMBA)

Teaching Assistant to Professor Bugra Ozel

 UCLA

2012-2013

Financial Statement Analysis (MBA)

Teaching Assistant to Professor Bruce Miller

UCLA

2011

Microeconomics (Preparation Course)

Instructor

Tel Aviv Univ

2008-2009