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Yaniv Konchitchki

Yaniv Konchitchki

Schwabacher Fellow, Hellman Fellow, and Bakar Faculty Fellow for Distinguished Excellence in Research
Assistant Professor
Haas Accounting Group
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PhD, MSc, Stanford University

MA, BA, Tel Aviv University
Certified Public Accountant

Positions Held

At Haas since 2011

2011 - present, Assistant Professor, Haas Accounting Group

Current Research and Interests

  • Macro-Accounting (inflation; inequality; housing market; recessions; GDP; business cycles; banking system; macro sensitivity effects on stock valuation/cost of capital; national accounting)
  • The linkages between accounting information, stock returns, and the macroeconomy

Selected Papers and Publications

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  • Financial Accounting, Core MBA Class
  • Doctoral Seminar in Accounting, for PhD Students
  • Research Seminar in Financial Accounting, for PhD Students
  • Macro-Accounting/Interdisciplinary Capital Markets Research for PhDs

Honors and Awards

  • “World's Top 40 Under 40.” 2014
  • "Accounting Earnings and Gross Domestic Product" is #1 in Journal of Accounting and Economics Most Downloaded Articles and #2 in Elsevier's Accounting Journals Most Popular Articles. June 2014
  • 2014 Best Paper Award. Selected by the American Accounting Association (to be recognized in the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2014.) “The Best Paper Award is intended to enhance interaction among academic and practicing members and provide an incentive for researchers to focus their efforts on topics relevant to the practicing profession and standard-setters. The award...judged to best reflect the tradition of academic scholarship and be of relevance to problems facing the accounting profession and standard-setters. The Best Paper Award carries with it a $1,500 cash prize and engraved plaque. The winner is announced and recognized at the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section's meeting during the AAA Annual Meeting in year of the award.
  • Schwabacher Fellow. “The Executive Committee voted you this honor on the basis of ‘outstanding research, exceptional departmental service, unusual scholarly growth, or some combination thereof.’” Berkeley Haas. 2014-2015
  • Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow. “A most positive signal for the years to come, the fellowship honors Haas faculty members with a record of accomplishment and a very bright future.” Berkeley Haas. 2014-2015
  • Hellman Fellows Fund Award for Research Excellence. Selected across U.C. Berkeley as a “Most Promising Assistant Professor” for a large research award. 2013-2014
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Outstanding Teaching, highest teaching award bestowed annually upon instructors at Berkeley Haas. 2013
  • Club Six Member, for Teaching Excellence of MBA students, Berkeley Haas. 2011, 2012, 2013 (Overall Instructor Effectiveness scores among top-4 instructors with the highest record across all instructors at Berkeley Haas)
  • Evan C. Thompson Teaching & Learning Innovation Award, for MBA Teaching Excellence. 2011 (Overall Instructor Effectiveness scores among top-3 instructors with the highest record across all instructors at Marshall)
  • Columbia University CIBER Grant Recipient, The Center for International Business Education and Research at Columbia University. 2009
  • Doctoral Fellowships, Stanford GSB. 2002-2007
  • AAA/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe, CA. 2006
  • Jaedicke Merit Award for Excellence in the Ph.D. Program, Stanford GSB. 2003
  • Magna Cum Laude, Tel Aviv University. 2002
  • Annual Research Prize of the School of Economics, Tel Aviv University. 2000
  • Selected to the University’s Special Program for Outstanding Students, Tel Aviv University. 1998-2001
  • Awards for Excellence – Full Scholarship and Stipends, Tel Aviv University. 1997-2001
  • Distinction, Head of Intelligence Services. 1995

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