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Eli Amir

Visiting Professor of Accounting

  • BA (Tel Aviv), MSc and PhD (University of California, Berkeley), CPA (Israel)

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.


2011

Conditional versus Unconditional Persistence of RNOA Components: Implications for Valuation

Amir E; Kama I; Livnat J

Review of Accounting Studies

2010

The Effect of Pension Accounting on Corporate Pension Asset Allocation

Amir E; Guan Y; Oswald D

Review of Accounting Studies

2007

Association of R&D and capital expenditures with subsequent earnings variability

Amir E; Guan Y; Livne G

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

2004

Accounting, valuation and duration of football player contracts

Amir E; Livne G

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

2003

Do financial analysts get intangibles?

Amir E; Lev B; Sougiannis T

European Accounting Review

2001

Aggregation and valuation of deferred taxes

Amir E; Kirschenheiter M T; Willard K

Review of Accounting Studies

1999

Analysts' interpretation and investors' valuation of tax carryforwards

Amir E; Sougiannis T

Contemporary Accounting Research

Accounting recognition and the determinants of pension asset allocation

Amir E; Benartzi S

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance

1998

Accounting for income taxes

Amir E; Madar R

Rohe Hachesbon

Overreaction and underreaction in analysts' forecasts

Amir E; Ganzach Y

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

1997

Economic consequences of alternative adoption rules for new accounting standards

Amir E; Ziv A

Contemporary Accounting Research

Valuation of deferred taxes

Amir E; Kirschenheiter M T; Willard K

Contemporary Accounting Research

Reported income and the expected rate of return on pension assets

Amir E; Benartzi S

Journal of Financial Statement Analysis

Recognise, disclose or delay: timing the adoption of SFAS no. 106

Amir E; Ziv A

Journal of Accounting Research

Accounting for income taxes

Amir E

Kassirer Institute of Accounting Research

Adoption choices of SFAS no. 106: implications for financial statement analysis

Amir E; Livnat J

Journal of Financial Statement Analysis

Firms' choice of estimation parameters: empirical evidence from SFAS 106

Amir E; Gordon E

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Information content of the president's letter to shareholders

Amir E; Abrahamson E

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

1994

Consolidated financial statements: theory and practice

Amir E; Rohen U

Rohe Hachesbon

Segment disclosures: theory and practice

Amir E; Fuerst O

Rohe Hachesbon

  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis (Elective) E422 SUM15
  • Financial Analysis of Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Corporate Restructurings E107 SUM15

Research Interests

Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate governance, Pension asset allocation, Role of financial information in capital markets; Reliability of accounting figures; The impact of accounting conservatism and auditor independence on capital markets.