Dr. Ran Barniv - 2011 Distinguished Scholar Award Recipient - Video
Dr. Ran Barniv is globally recognized as one of the top accounting scholars and regularly presents his scientific work at primary international and national conferences. His research interests are in financial accounting and international accounting with a focus on regulation of corporations and capital markets and financial analyst performance. His scientific findings have an impact on academic research paradigms and indicate that regulations of crises and capital markets have some positive effects on accounting standard setters, corporations, financial analysts and investors.
Since joining Kent State in 1990, Barnivâ€™s publication record is exceptional, focusing on quality rather than quantity. He published many articles, including 11 in the top 10 out of 350 accounting journals, seven in the last five years. He has published two articles on regulation and accounting effects in the top-rated accounting journal, The Accounting Review, which has a 90-95 percent annual rejection rate.