Prof. Nisan Langberg

מנהלת ביה"ס למנהל עסקים סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Nisan Langberg
Phone: 03-6406300
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 452


Ph.D. Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management July 2004. Title of dissertation “Entrepreneurial Financing” supervised by Michael Fishman (Chair), Artur Raviv, Bill Rogerson, Annette Vissing-Jorgensen.


MA Economics Haifa University and Technion 1999


MA Statistics Haifa University 1998


BA Economics and Statistics Haifa University 1997


Research Fields

Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Management, Information Economy


N. Langberg “Optimal Financing for Growth Firms.” Journal of Financial Intermediation (2008) Vol. 17, pp. 379-406.


P. Kumar, N. Langberg,  “Corporate Fraud and Investment Distortions in Efficient Capital Markets” RAND Journal of Economics (2009) Vol. 40, pp. 144-172. 


D. Cohen, N. Langberg, “Venture Capital Financing and the Informativeness of Earning,”,  Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (2009) Vol. 16(2), pp. 505-


N. Langberg, K. Sivaramakrishnan, “Voluntary Disclosures and Analyst Feedback", Journal of Accounting Research (2010) Vol. 48(3), pp. 603-646.


P. Kumar, N. Langberg, K. Sivaramakrishnan, “Voluntary Disclosure, Corporate Control, and Investment,”  Journal of Accounting Research (2012) Vol. 50 (4), pp. 1041-1076.  


P. Kumar, N. Langberg “Information Manipulation and Rational Investment Booms and Busts,” Journal of Monetary Economics (2013) Vol. 60 (4) pp. 408-425.


Kumar, Praveen, Nisan Langberg, “Optimal Incentive Contracts and Information Cascades,” The Review of Corporate Finance Studies (2014) Vol. (3) pp. 123-161


P. Kumar, N. Langberg, K. Sivaramakrishnan “Voluntary Disclosure with Informed trading in the IPO market”, Journal of Accounting Research (2016) Vol. 54 (5) pp. 1365 - 1394



Awards, Honors and Grants

1998, 1999

1998, 1999

Deans Awards – Haifa University: Excellence in Economics

Deans Awards – Haifa University: Excellence in Statistics


Fellowship, Kellogg School of Management

January 2003

AFA Travel Grant ($1,000), AFA conference in Atlanta


Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance (finalist)


C.T. Bauer College of Business summer support


Melcher Research Excellence, C.T. Bauer College of Business


Noted in ranking of accounting researchers in the area of analytical/financial as ranked author number 6 for contributions in the last six years (ranking by Brigham Young University, Provo, UT)


Dan Suesskind Award for Excellence in Financial Research and Management


Raymond Ackerman Family Corporate Governance paper award/grant


Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching TAU


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