Thomas Philippon is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Professor Philippon received his Ph.D. in Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology(2003), M.A. in Economics Delta-Ehess (1988) and M.A. in Physics Ecole Polytechnique (1997). His research interests include macroeconomics, corporate finance, business cycles, corporate governance, earnings management, and unemployment.