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Eli Amir

BA (Tel Aviv) MSc PhD (University of California, Berkeley)
Visiting Professor of Accounting

Subject area:


'Conditional versus unconditional persistence of RNOA components: Implications for valuation’ (with I Kama and J Livnat), Review of Accounting Studies (2011); ‘The Effect of pension accounting on corporate pension asset allocation’ (with D Oswald and Y Guan), Review of Accounting Studies (2010); ‘Accounting, valuation and duration of football player contracts’ (with G Livne), Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting (2004); ‘Do financial analysts get intangibles?’ (with B. Lev and T. Sougiannis), European Accounting Review (2003); ‘Analysts’ interpretation and investors’ valuation of tax carry forwards’ (with T Sougiannis), Contemporary Accounting Research (1999); ‘Overreaction and underreaction in analysts’ forecasts’ (with Y. Ganzach), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1998); ‘Recognize, disclose or delay; Timing the adoption of SFAS No. 106’ (with A. Ziv) Journal of Accounting research (1997);

Professional qualifications


Research interest

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.

Other activities

Chairman of the Israel Accounting Standards Board.


Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University; Professor, Columbia University; Chairman, Israel Accounting Standards Board.

Contact Details

Email: eamir@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8121
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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