Professor Eli Amir visits London Business School from Tel Aviv University’s Recanati Graduate School of Management, where he is Professor of Accounting. Until August 2012, he was a Professor at London Business School, and from 2000 until 2003 he was the Chairman of the Israel Accounting Standards Board.
His research focuses on financial analysis, capital markets, the economic consequences of business corruption, pension asset allocation, auditing and the association between personal attributes and corporate decisions. He has published articles in leading academic journals.
Professor Amir teaches courses in financial accounting, advanced financial statement analysis, financial analysis of mergers and acquisitions and empirical research in accounting.
He received his BA degree in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University and his PhD in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a certified public accountant in Israel.