Alon Kalay joined the accounting faculty in the Eli Broad College of Business after spending several years in the accounting department at Columbia Business School, where he taught financial accounting in the MBA program. Alon earned his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2011. Prior to his academic career, he earned his B.A. in economics and management from Tel Aviv University, and MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Upon completion of his MBA, Alon spent two years in the corporate finance practice at McKinsey & Company.
Alon's research explores the role of information processing costs, corporate disclosure, and earnings information in capital markets. His papers and discussions have been published in leading journals including, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Accounting Research. Alon is looking forward to sharing his experiences in the classroom; he will teach Analyzing Financial Reporting Decisions in the M.S. in Accounting program.