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Professor Aloke Ghosh Receives
Research Award from CFA Institute

NEW YORK, NY- September 19, 2014 – The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Institute awarded Aloke (Al) Ghosh, Professor of Accountancy in the Zicklin School of Business, a CFA Program Partner Research Award for his paper titled, “Are U.S. Cross Listed Chinese Companies Tainted by the Poor Audit Quality of Reverse Mergers? The Role of Depository Banks.”

The award was presented during the CFA Institute Conference July 16-18. Co-author of the paper Elisabeth Peltier Wagner, Assistant Professor of Accountancy at Concordia University in Canada, presented the paper during the conference. Wagner earned a Ph.D. in Accountancy from Baruch College in 2011.

Professor Ghosh is an expert in a variety of areas in finance including financial reporting, statement analysis, auditing, and capital markets based research. He earned his Ph.D. from the Freeman School of Business and Department of Economics at Tulane University and has published research in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, and The Journal of Finance.




About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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