New York University,
Stern School of Business
Assistant Professor of Accounting, (June
2005 - present).
Associate Editor, Journal of Accounting and Economics
For the current academic
Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
Visiting Assistant Professor of
Ph.D.: Accounting, Northwestern
University, Evanston, Illinois, (June 2004).
M.B.A.: Finance, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, (July 1999).
B.A.: Economics and Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel,
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.
Warranty Reserve: Contingent
Liability, Information Signal, or Earnings Management Tool? (With M.
Darrough, R. Huang, and T. Zach), Forthcoming, The Accounting Review.
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.
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, (April 1998).
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