University of Texas at
Dallas, School of Management
Ashbel Smith Professor of Accounting, 2014-present
Professor of Accounting, 2013-present
Associate Professor of Accounting, 2010 - 2013
New York University, Stern
School of Business
Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2005 - 2010
University of Pennsylvania,
The Wharton School
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2009 - 2010
University of Southern
California, Marshall School of Business
Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2004 - 2005
Ph.D.: Accounting, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, (June
M.B.A.: Finance, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, (July 1999).
B.A.: Economics and Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel,
Journal of Accounting and
Journal of Accounting and
The International Journal of
JAAF: A Journal of
Accounting, Finance, and Law
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Research: Financial Reporting and
Disclosure; Economics Consequences of Discretionary Accounting Choices;
Teaching: Introductory Financial
Accounting; Intermediate Financial Accounting; Financial Statement
Analysis; Security Analysis and Valuation.
Corporate Governance Reform and Executive Incentives: Implications for Investments
and Risk Taking. (With A. Dey and T. Lys). Forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research.
Corporate Governance and the
Information Environment: Evidence from State Antitakeover Laws (With C.
Armstrong and K. Balakrishnan), Journal
of Accounting and Economics 53 (1-2): February- April 2012: 185-204.
Warranty Reserve: Contingent
Liability, Information Signal, or Earnings Management Tool? (With M.
Darrough, R. Huang, and T. Zach), The
Accounting Review 86 (2), March 2011: 569-604.
The Financial Reporting
Environment: Review of the Recent Literature. (With A. Beyer, T. Lys, and
B. Walther), Journal of Accounting
and Economics 50 (2-3), December 2010: 296-343.
The Use of Advertising
Activities to Meet Earnings Benchmarks: Evidence from Monthly Data. (With
R. Mashruwala and T. Zach), Review of
Accounting Studies 15 (4), December 2010: 808-832.
Accrual-Based and Real
Earnings Management Activities around Seasoned
Equity Offerings. (With P. Zarowin), Journal
of Accounting and Economics 50(1), May 2010: 2-19 (Lead Article).
The ‘Numbers Game’ in the
Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Eras. (With E. Bartov), Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance 24(4), Fall 2009:
Venture Capital Financing and
the Informativeness of Earnings. (With N. Langberg), Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 16(2), August 2009: 171-190.
Does Information Risk Really Matter? An Analysis of the
Determinants and Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting Quality, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics
15 (2), August 2008: 69-90.
Real and Accrual-based Earnings Management in the Pre-
and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Periods, (With A. Dey and T. Lys), The Accounting Review, May 2008, 82
Earnings Announcement Premia and the Limits to Arbitrage, (With A. Dey,
T. Lys and S. Sunder), Journal of
Accounting and Economics, July 2007, 43: 153-180 (Lead Article).
Another Look at GAAP Versus The Street: An Empirical Assessment of Measurement Error
Bias, (With R. Hann and M. Ogneva), Review
of Accounting Studies, September 2007, 12: 271-303.
Weighing the evidence on the
relation between external corporate financing activities, accruals and
stock returns, (With T. Lys), Journal
of Accounting and Economics,
October 2006, 42: 87-105.
A Note on Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts Errors Distribution. (With T.
Lys), Journal of Accounting and
Economics, December 2003, 36: 147-164.
Substitution between Diesel and Petrol Engines in Private Automobiles:
Effects on the Israeli Economy, (With E. Sandrow),
Israeli Taxation Quarterly,
Decisions by Company (Net Stock Anomalies)”. In Handbook of Investment
(Ed. Leonard Zacks). John Wiley Publishing, 2011
with T. Lys and T. Zach).
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My Papers on SSRN
Seminar in Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas, PhD Program
Accounting I & II, University of Texas at
Dallas, MS Accounting Program
Statement Analysis, University of Texas at Dallas
Accounting Systems, University of Texas at Dallas
Financial Accounting, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), M.B.A Program
Statement Analysis, New York University, M.B.A. Program
Statement Analysis, University of Southern California, M.B.A. Program