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R. Ramy Elitzur

R. Ramy Elitzur

    R. Ramy Elitzur

    Edward J. Kernaghan Professor of Financial Analysis 
    Associate Professor of Accounting

    Degrees: PhD, New York University
    M Phil., New York University
    MBA, Tel Aviv
    BA, Bar-Ilan
    CPA
    CMA
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    Bio

    Ramy Elitzur is the Edward J. Kernaghan Professor in Financial Analysis and an Associate Professor of Accounting. He has earned a PhD and MPhil. from Stern School of Business Administration, New York University and an MBA from Recanati School of Business, Tel Aviv University. In addition, he holds CPA and CMA designations in the US. He has been a visiting professor at the Stern School of Business. Ramy has published in various top journals in finance, economics and accounting on game theory applied to financial situations.

    Academic Positions

    2005 --  Edward J. Kernaghan Professorship in Financial Analysis; Rotman School of Management
    1999-2001  Executive Director, MBA Programs
    1993-Present  Associate Professor of Accounting
    1995  Visiting Professor; Tel Aviv University, The Recanati School of BusinessThe Recanati School of Business
    1988-1993  Assistant Professor of Accounting; Faculty of Management, University of Toronto
    1987  Instructor; Stern School of Business, New York University

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Information Systems Outsourcing Projects as a Double Moral Hazard Problem; Ramy Elitzur, Arieh Gavious and Anthony Wensley; Omega- The International Journal of Management Science; Issue: 40; 2012; Pages: 379-389
    • Selection of Entrepreneurs in the Venture Capital Industry: An Asymptotic Analysis; Ramy Elitzur & Arieh Gavious; European Journal of Operations Research; Issue: 215; 2011; Pages: 705-712
    • The Accounting Art of War: Bounded Rationality, Earnings Management and Insider Trading; Ramy Elitzur; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Issue: 30; 2011; Pages: 203-216
    • Venture Capital Contracting with Renegotiation; Ramy Elitzur & Arieh Gavious; Economic Bulletin; Issue: 29(1); 2009; Pages: 67-78
    • Contracting, Signaling and Free Riders: A Model of Entrepreneurs, Angels and Venture Capitalists; Ramy Elitzur & Arieh Gavious; Journal of Business Venturing; Issue: 18; 2003; Pages: 709-725
    • A Multi-Period Game Theoretic Model of Venture Capital Investment; Ramy Elitzur & Arieh Gavious; European Journal of Operational Research; Issue: 144(2); 2003; Pages: 440-453
    • Optimal Control In Homogeneous Projects: Analytically Solvable Deterministic Cases; Ramy Elitzur, Konstantin Kogan and Tzvi Raz; IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing; Issue: 34,1; 2002; Pages: 63-75
    • Using Game Theory To Analyze Complex Projects: The Case of Information Systems Outsourcing Arrangements; Ramy Elitzur & Anthony K.P. Wensley; International Journal of Industrial Engineering - Applications and Practice; Issue: 6, 2; 1999; Pages: 141-150
    • Managerial Incentives and the Structure of Management Buyouts; Ramy Elitzur & Varda Yaari; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Issue: Vol.36; 1998; Pages: pp.347-367
    • Game Theory and Information Systems Outsourcing Contracts?; Ramy Elitzur, Arieh Gavious and Anthony Wensley; Journal of Information Technology; Issue: 12; 1997; Pages: pp. 45-60
    • Planned Audit Quality; Co-authored with Haim Falk; The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Issue: Vol.15; 1996; Pages: pp.247-269
    • Transfer Pricing Rules and Corporate Tax Competition; Co-authored with J. Mintz; The Journal of Public Economics; Issue: Volume 60; 1996; Pages: pp. 401-422
    • Auctions for Audit Services and Low-Balling; Co-authored with Haim Falk; The Journal of Auditing: Theory and Practice; Issue: Vol 15, Supplement; 1996; Pages: pp. 41-59
    • Auctions for Audit Services and Low-Balling; Reply to the discussant's comments; Co-authored with Haim Falk, The Journal of Auditing: Theory and Practice; Issue: Vol 15, Supplement; 1996; Pages: pp. 69-71
    • Using Game Theory To Analyze Complex Projects: The Case of Information Systems Outsourcing Arrangements; Co-authored with Anthony K.P. Wensley; Journal Of Economic Behavior and Organization; Issue: 26; 1995; Pages: 201-219
    • A Classroom Exercise on Executive Incentive Compensation Schemes; Ramy Elitzur; Managerial and Decision Economics; Issue: vol.16; 1995; Pages: pp.649-652
    • Executive Compensation and Firm Value; Co-authored with P. Halpern; Corporate Decision Making in Canada, R. J. Daniels and R. Morck (Ed.).Industry Canada, Ottawa, Canada; 1995; Pages: pp. 189-222
    • Using Historical Annual Reports in Teaching: Letting the Past Benefit the Future; with J. Amernic; The Accounting Historians Journal; Issue: Vol. 19, Number 1 (June); 1992; Pages: pp. 29-50
    • A Model of Translation of Financial Statements Under Inflation in the U.S. and Canada; Ramy Elitzur; Contemporary Accounting Research; Issue: Spring; 1991; Pages: pp. 466-484
    • CPAs' Attitudes Toward GAAP for Closely Held Corporations and Small Businesses; with R. Bar-Niv; The International Journal of Accounting; Issue: 24; 1989; Pages: pp. 343-364

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • Can Game Theory Help Us Understand Information Systems Outsourcing Contracts?; Co-authored with Anthony Wensley; Chapter in 'Outsourcing - Theory and Practice, L.Willcocks and M.Lacity (Eds.); Issue: John Wiley, UK; 1996; Pages: pp. 103-136

    Recent Presentations

    • Is Moneyball a Myth? Perceived Advantages to Sabermetrics vs Reality; Sports Management Conference Ben Gurion University; 2015

    Academic / Professional Service

    2016  Session Chair; CFEA Conference
    1990-1991  Member, CICA Study Group that reported on 'The Going Concern Assumption', headed by E. Boritz
    1987-1995  Ad Hoc Reviewer for various journals: Journal of Public Economics, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, European Journal of Operations Research
    1994  A discussant in the Capital Markets session at the 1994 Canadian Academic Accounting Association Conference
    1995-present  Ad hoc reviewer; Journal of Public Economics
    2003-present  Ad hoc reviewer; Journal of Business Venturing
    1995-present  Ad hoc reviewer; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
    1997-2006  Ad hoc reviewer; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
    1993  Special presentation before the Pharmaceutical Association of Canada on Credit and Risk Analysis in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    2007  Appearance before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on the government's decision to tax income trusts; House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
    2016-Present  Associate editor; Journal of Concussion
    2006 to Present  Member of the editorial board; The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy

    Honors and Awards

    2006  The Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching; Rotman School of Management
    1995  The 1995 Teaching Excellence Award in the MBA program; Rotman's Graduate Business Council
    1993  Research Grant ($10,000) from the Society of Management Accountants of Canada for a monograph on 'Outsourcing of Information Systems'. The grant was received with Anthony Wensley
    1992  Research Grant ($10,000) from the Society of Management Accountants of Canada for a monograph on 'Design of Executive Incentive Compensation Plans'
    1992  The 1992 Teaching Excellence Award in the MBA Professional Accounting Program; Rotman's Graduate Business Council
    1991-2015  Teaching award; Rotman School of Management
    2015-2106  Teaching Excellence Award; Rotman School of Managment
    1986  The Taggart Fellowship (U.S.$11,000); New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration
    1984-1986  The Ginsberg Ingerman Fellowship (U.S.$15,000) for Israeli Doctoral Candidates

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

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