Associate Professor | Distinguished Teaching Fellow


Omri Even-Tov is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Group at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. 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