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Joshua Livnat Ph.D

Senior Advisory Council

Joshua Livnat, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Accounting at New York University Stern School of Business. Dr. Livnat has also taught at Vanderbilt University, University of California at Berkley, Northwestern University, and Hebrew University in Israel. He presently serves as a Managing Director and Senior Advisor at QMA, the quantitative equity and multi-asset specialist of PGIM, the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc.

Dr. Livnat’s recent research includes the design of factors for equity investments, applications of natural language processing in finance, machine learning algorithms and statistical methods in the areas of portfolio construction, performance measurement, and company valuations. He has been published in many journals including Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting & Economics, The Accounting Review, Journal of Finance and Financial Analysts Journal. Dr. Livnat also co-authored the book Cash Flow and Security Analysis.

Dr. Livnat received his Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy from New York University in accounting and quantitative analysis, and his Bachelor of Science from Hebrew University in mathematics and statistics.