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Benjamin Segal

Business faculty - Benjamin Segal

Associate Professor
Edward M. Stroz and Sally Spooner Endowed Chair in Accounting
Accounting and Taxation
Joined Fordham: 2014

General Information:
45 Columbus Avenue, Room 621,
New York, NY 10023

Email: bsegal1@fordham.edu

Biography

Benjamin Segal holds the Edward M. Stroz and Sally Spooner Endowed Chair in Accounting and is an assistant professor of accounting at the Gabelli School of Business.

He received his PhD in accounting from the Stern School of Business at NYU. In addition, he received an MBA in finance, a BA in economics and an LLB in law from Tel-Aviv University.

Prior to arriving at Fordham, Professor Segal directed and taught in executive, MFIN and MBA programs at INSEAD, as well as the University of California, Davis, and at NYU. His teaching interests include financial reporting and the analysis of financial information.

Professor Segal's research interests include corporate governance, the information content of financial statements and analyst reports, valuation effects of accounting regulation, goodwill and intangible asset impairment and earnings management.

His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and has appeared in leading journals including Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Journal of Investing and European Accounting Review.

Education

  • PhD, accounting, New York University
  • LLB, law, Tel-Aviv University
  • MBA, finance, Tel-Aviv University
  • BA, economics, Tel-Aviv University

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Information content of financial statements and analyst reports
  • Valuation effects of accounting regulation
  • Goodwill and intangible asset impairment
  • Earnings management

Publications