Eli Amir received his B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He also served as a Professor and Chairman of the Accounting Department at London Business School and as an Associate Professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. From 2000 to 2003 he served as Chairman of the Israel Accounting Standards Board.
Prof. Eli Amir
Fields of Research
The role of accounting information in capital markets, Reliability of accounting information, Pension asset allocation, The economic consequences of business corruption and crime.
Amir, E., Y. Guan and D. Oswald. 2010. The Effect of Pension Accounting on Corporate Pension Asset Allocation. Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 15 (June), pp. 345-366.
Amir, E., Y. Guan and G. Livne. 2011. Auditor Independence, Bond rating and the Cost of Capital Before and After Sarbanes-Oxley: The Case of Newly Issued Public Debt. European Accounting Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, 633–664.
Amir, E., I. Kama, and J. Livnat. 2011. Conditional versus Unconditional Persistence of RNOA Components: Implications for Valuation. Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2 (June).
Amir, E., J.P. Kallunki, H. Nilsson. 2013. The Association between Individual Audit Partners’ Risk Preferences and the Composition of their Client Portfolios. Review of Accounting Studies 18 (September).
Amir, E., E. Einhorn, and I. Kama. 2013. Extracting Sustainable Earnings from Profit Margins. European Accounting Review 22 (4): 685-718.
Amir, E., E. Einhorn, and I. Kama. 2013. The Role of Disaggregated Accounting Data in Detecting and Suppressing Earnings Management. Review of Accounting Studies (Forthcoming).
Amir, E., J.P. Kallunki, and H. Nilsson. 2013. Criminal Convictions and Risk Taking. Australian Journal of Management (Forthcoming).