Alon Kalay joins 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 Financial Reporting Decisions in the M.S. in Accounting program.