Rick Antle is the William S. Beinecke Professor of Accounting at the Yale School of Management, where he served as Senior Associate Dean from 1999 to 2005. Rick received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, and began his academic career as a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago. He is an expert in areas involving the interface of accounting, finance and economics. His widely cited research has focused on such topics as executive compensation and performance evaluation, resource allocations within firms, and the industrial organization of the auditing industry. Rick was an associate editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and was on the editorial boards of the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, British Accounting Review, and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. With Stanley J. Garstka, he co-authored Financial Accounting, a textbook that was used at all levels (including executive programs) for the first course in accounting.