Assistant Professor | Distinguished Teaching Fellow
Omri Even-Tov is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting Group. His research focuses on reporting and disclosure policies, capital markets, corporate debt, mergers and acquisitions, and credit rating agencies. His work examines the economic consequences of different disclosure policies in different settings. He has current research projects on the real effects of conflict mineral disclosures, the effect of disclosures of new public companies on retail investors, and the economic consequences of pension disclosures of municipalities.
Even-Tov has also been recognized for his significant accomplishments as an educator. In his second year as an Assistant Professor, he was honored with Berkeley Haas’ Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching for his MBA financial accounting course. He won the same award the following year for his teaching in the PhD program. In 2018, he was included on Poets & Quants’ list of the “World’s Best 40 Business School Professors Under 40.”
In collaboration with Prof. Jennifer Chatman, Even-Tov developed a new Extreme Leadership course in 2017 where students test their leadership skills on treks to the Andes and Patagonia. Even-Tov has also developed a number of television game show formats with his brother. Their formats have aired in multiple countries, including Brazil, the U.K., and Turkey.
Expertise and Research Interests
- Accounting and Financial Disclosures
- Economic Consequences of Regulatory Changes
- Corporate Debt
- Capital Markets
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- The Information Content of Credit Rating Changes
- Michael Dambra, Omri Even-Tov, and James P. Naughton. The Economic Consequences of GASB Financial Statement Disclosure. Journal of Accounting and Economics.
- Omri Even-Tov, James Ryans, and Steven Davidoff Solomon. Representations and Warranties Insurance in Mergers and Acquisitions. Review of Accounting Studies.
- Omri Even-Tov, Panos Patatoukas, and Young Yoon. The JOBS Act Did Not Raise IPO Underpricing. Critical Finance Review.
- Christine Cuny, Omri Even-Tov, Edward M. Watts. From Implicit to Explicit: The Impact of Disclosure Requirements on Hidden Transaction Costs. Journal of Accounting Research.
- Omri Even-Tov and N. Bugra Ozel. What Moves Stock Prices Ahead of Credit Rating Changes?. Review of Accounting Studies (forthcoming).
- David Aboody, Omri Even-Tov, Reuven Lehavy, and Brett Trueman. Overnight Returns As a Measure of Firm-Specific Investor Sentiment. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
- Omri Even-Tov. When Does the Bond Price Reaction to Earnings Announcements Predict Future Stock Returns?. Journal of Accounting and Economics.
- Are SPAC Revenue Forecasts Informative?. Michael Dambra, Omri Even-Tov and Kimberlyn George. (2022)
- The Real Effects of Conflict Minerals Disclosures. Bok Baik, Omri Even-Tov, Russell Han, and David Park. (2022)
- Fee the People: Retail Investor Behavior and Trading Commission Fees. Omri Even-Tov, Kimberlyn George, Shimon Kogan, and Eric C. So. (2022)
- The Importance of Individual-Pair Lending Relationships. Omri Even-Tov, Xinlei Li, Christopher D. Williams, and Hui Wang. (2022)
- Digital Lending and Financial Wellbeing: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in a Developing Economy. Omri Even-Tov, AJ Chen, Jung Koo Kang, and Regina Wittenberg-Moerman.
- Government Procurement and Corporate Commitment to Climate Change. Omri Even-Tov, Guoman She, Lynn Linghuan Wang, and Detian Yang.
- Do Information Processing Costs Matter to Regulators? Evidence from the U.S. Shadow Bank Supervision. Omri Even-Tov, Andy Su, and K. Phillip Wang.
- The Economic Consequences of GASB Financial Statement Disclosure
Omri Even-Tov, Michael Dambra, and James P. Naughton (2020)
- Call Me by Your Name: The Effect of Analyst-CEO First Name Commonality on Analyst Forecast Accuracy
Omri Even-Tov, Kevin Huang, and Brett Trueman (2020)
- How Do Representations and Warranties Matter? Risk Allocation in Acquisition Agreements
Omri Even-Tov, James Ryans, and Steven Davidoff Solomon (2020)
- What Drives Acquisition Premiums and Why do Targets Reject Offers? – Evidence from Failed Acquisition Offers
Omri Even-Tov, David Aboody, and Jieyin Zeng (2019)
At Haas since 2015
- 2015 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas Accounting Group
- Ad-hoc reviewer: Management Science, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, American Accounting Association annual meeting, Journal of International Review of Financial Analysis, International Journal of Financial Studies, EAA 2020 Annual Conference
Poets & Quants’ 2018 Best 40 Under 40 Professors
Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, PhD Program
2017 – 2018
Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, MBA Program
2016 – 2017
- A Decade After Relaxing IPO Rules, the GOP Wants to Loosen Again. Some Academics Offer a Warning., Barron’s, 04/22/2022
- Loosening the Rules for Small Stock Offerings Hurt Investors: Study, Barron’s, 04/21/2022
- SPAC Startups Made Lofty Promises. They Aren’t Working Out., The Wall Street Journal, 02/25/2022
- Should SPAC Forecasts be Sacked?, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, 10/31/2021
- Insiders are good at trading, Bloomberg, 10/02/2021
- The Real Effects of Conflict Minerals Disclosures, Columbia Law School – Blue Sky Blog, 09/22/2021
- The Jobs Act Did Not Raise IPO Underpricing, Columbia Law School – Blue Sky Blog, 09/17/2021
- Tampa Lead Factory Gets Credit Downgrade, PBS Frontline, 06/29/2021
- Dealbook Newsletter, The New York Times, 01/22/2021
- Covid-19 Pandemic Puts Squeeze on Pension Plans, The Wall Street Journal, 12/09/2020
- Financial Accounting, Core MBA Class
- Empirical Capital Market Research, PhD program
- Extreme Leadership, Elective MBA/EWMBA Class