Amir Ziv

Professor of Professional Practice

Accounting

BA, University of Haifa, 1984; CPA Examinations, Israel, 1985; MSc, joint program of University of Haifa and Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), 1986; PhD, Stanford, 1990

Joined CBS in 1994

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Amir Ziv

Office
704 Uris

Phone
212-854-3485

E-mail
az50@columbia.edu

Fax
212-932-0545

Teaching and research interest

Professor Ziv was on the faculty of Yale School of Organization and Management, on the faculty of Columbia Business School and on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) (where he also founded and headed the executive education unit) before rejoining Columbia Business School as a Vice Dean and a Professor of Accounting. Professor Ziv also serves on the editorial board of the Review of Accounting Studies since 1997. Professor Ziv teaches Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting in MBA, Executive MBA, various Executive Education programs, and in Doctoral programs. He taught in Executive Development programs for, among others, Goldman Sachs, Paine Webber, Philip Morris, and Lafarge. His research deals with the effects of accounting regimes and alternatives on economic environments, and is important to the understanding of accounting institutions and phenomena. Specifically, he deals with the role of accounting information in organizational design, financial disclosure, performance evaluation, auditing, product quality, and information transmission among strategic players.

Honors and awards

  • EMBA Global Award for Commitment to Excellence
    2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011: EMBA Global Award for Commitment to Excellence, London Business School and Columbia Business School
  • Executive MBA Award for Commitment to Excellence
    2006, 2007: Executive MBA Award for Commitment to Excellence
  • Margaret Chandler Award for Excellence in Teaching
    2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005: Margaret Chandler Award for Excellence in Teaching, Columbia Business School
  • Finalist, Presidential Teaching Awards
    2000, 2001, 2004: Finalist, Presidential Teaching Awards, Columbia University
  • Business Week Most Popular Professor
    1998: recognized by Business Week as one of the "Most Popular Professors," and as an "Outstanding Faculty"
  • Dean's Award
    1996: annual Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Columbia Business School
  • Berliner Prize
    1985: Berliner Prize of the Erhard Center for Higher Studies and Research in Insurance for Best Theoretical Work, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Keynote Speaker
    2007: Keynote Speaker, EMBA Global Graduation, London Business School and Columbia University 2004: Keynote Speaker, Executive MBA Graduation, Columbia University

Journal articles

Biased Voluntary Disclosure In Review of Accounting Studies (2012)
Author(s): Eti Einhorn, Amir Ziv

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Intertemporal Dynamics of Corporate Voluntary Disclosures In Journal of Accounting Research (2008)
Author(s): Eti Einhorn, Amir Ziv

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Unbalanced Information and the Interaction between Information Acquisition, Operating Activities and Voluntary Disclosure In The Accounting Review (2007)
Author(s): Eti Einhorn, Amir Ziv

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Activity-Based Costing and Cost Interdependencies Among Products: The Denim Finishing Company In Issues in Accounting Education (2005)
Author(s): Dennis Caplan, Nahum Melumad, Amir Ziv

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Reduced Quality and an Unlevel Playing Field Make Consumers Happier In Management Science (2004)
Author(s): Nahum Melumad, Amir Ziv

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Performance Evaluation and Corporate Income Taxes in a Sequential Delegation Setting In Review of Accounting Studies (2003)
Author(s): Tim Baldenius, Amir Ziv

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Monitoring in Multiagent Organizations In Contemporary Accounting Research (2002)
Author(s): Tim Baldenius, Nahum Melumad, Amir Ziv

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Dividend Changes and Future Profitability In Journal of Finance (2001)
Author(s): Doron Nissim, Amir Ziv

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Information Technology and Optimal Firm Structure In Journal of Accounting Research (2000)
Author(s): Amir Ziv

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Comparing Alternative Hedge Accounting Standards: Shareholders' Perspectives In Review of Accounting Studies (1999)
Author(s): Nahum Melumad, Guy Weyns, Amir Ziv

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Discussion of "Earnings Management and the Revelation Principle" In Review of Accounting Studies (1998)
Author(s): Amir Ziv

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A Theoretical Examination of the Market Reaction to Auditors' Qualifications In Journal of Accounting Research (1997)
Author(s): Nahum Melumad, Amir Ziv

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Economic Consequences of Alternative Adoption Rules for New Accounting Standards In Contemporary Accounting Research (1997)
Author(s): Eli Amir, Amir Ziv

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Recognition, Disclosure, or Delay: Timing the Adoption of SFAS No. 106 In Journal of Accounting Research (1997)
Author(s): Eli Amir, Amir Ziv

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Should Taxpayers Be Subsidized to Hire Third-Party Preparers? A Game-Theoretic Analysis In Contemporary Accounting Research (1994)
Author(s): Nahum Melumad, Mark Wolfson, Amir Ziv

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Information Sharing in Oligopoly: The Truth Telling Problem In RAND Journal of Economics (1993)
Author(s): Amir Ziv

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Performance Measures and Optimal Organization In Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1993)
Author(s): Amir Ziv

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CaseWorks

Priceline.com: Summer 2010
Author(s): Trevor Harris, Ira Weiss, Amir Ziv

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Frequent Flyer: Summer 2010
Author(s): Trevor Harris, Ira Weiss, Amir Ziv

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Coca-Cola: Summer 2010
Author(s): Trevor Harris, Ira Weiss, Amir Ziv

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