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Eli Bartov

Eli Bartov

Joined Stern 1992

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-94
New York, NY 10012

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Eli Bartov is a Professor of Accounting at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He served as the Director of the Accounting Doctoral Program from 2001 to 2010. Professor Bartov received his Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Berkeley in 1989 and his C.P.A. certification in 1979.

At the Stern School, Professor Bartov teaches courses in financial accounting and reporting, financial statement analysis, international accounting and financial statement analysis, and empirical research in financial accounting.

A popular professor with students, Professor Bartov was the recipient of the 2010 Excellence In Teaching award, and the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 “Great Professor” awards from the NYU Stern Executive MBA program.

Professor Bartov's research focuses on executive compensation, executive stock options, earnings management, earnings expectation management, and various aspects of equity valuation and trading strategies. Examples of his current work include: "Private Information, Earnings Manipulations, and Executive Stock Option Exercises," "Accrual Management, Investor Sophistication, and Equity Valuation: Evidence from Form 10-Q Filings," "Investor Sophistication and Patterns in Stock Returns after Earnings Announcements," "The Rewards for Meeting-or-Beating Earnings Expectations," and "Post Loss/Profit Announcement Drift." He has published extensively in leading accounting and finance academic journals on both theoretical and empirical subjects. In addition, he contributed a chapter entitled "Executive Compensation in the Litigation Setting," to the book, "Litigation Services Handbook: The Role of the Financial Expert."

Professor Bartov has been invited to lecture on executive compensation and stock options, earnings management, equity valuation, and related topics before academic and professional audiences not only in the U.S., but also in Canada, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Australia. He has also testified on issues related to financial reporting, executive compensation, insider trading and equity valuation in securities fraud cases, contract disputes, and other litigation.

Research Interests

  • Executive Stock Options
  • Executive Compensation
  • Earnings Management
  • Earnings Expectations Management
  • Equity Valuation

Courses Taught

  • Empirical research in financial accounting (Ph.D Level)
  • Financial accounting and reporting (MBA Level)
  • Financial statement analysis (MBA Level)
  • International accounting and financial statement analysis (MBA Level)

Academic Background

Ph.D., Accounting, 1989
University of California, Berkeley

C.P.A., 1979

B.A., Accounting and Economics, 1977
Tel Aviv University

Awards & Appointments

Stern's Executive MBA Class of August 2018 Great Professor Award 2018
Stern's Executive MBA Class of August 2017 Great Professor Award 2017
Stern's Executive MBA Class of August 2016 Great Professor Award 2016
Stern's Executive MBA Class of August 2015 Great Professor Award 2015
Stern's Executive MBA Class of August 2014 Great Professor Award 2014
Stern's Executive MBA August Class of 2010 Excellence In Teaching Award 2010
Coordinator Accounting Ph.D. Program, 2001-2010 2010

Selected Publications

Eli Bartov, Lucile Faurel and Partha Mohanram (2018)
Can Twitter Help Predict Firm-Level Earnings and Stock Returns?
The Accounting Review 93(3), July 2018, pp.25-57

Eli Bartov and Partha Mohanram (2014)
Does Income Statement Placement Matter to Investors? The Case of Gains/Losses from Early Debt Extinguishment
The Accounting Review 89(6), November 2014, pp. 2021-2056

Eli Bartov, Karthik Balakrishnan, and Lucile Faurel (2010)
Post Loss/Profit Announcement Drift
Journal of Accounting and Economics 50, 2010, pp. 20-41

Eli Bartov, Doron Nissim and Partha Mohanram (2007)
Managerial Discretion and the Economic Determinants of the Disclosed Volatility Parameter for Valuing ESOs
Review of Accounting Studies 12, March 2007, pp. 155-179

Eli Bartov and Partha Mohanram (2004)
Private Information, Earnings Manipulations, and Executive Stock Option Exercises
The Accounting Review 79, October 2004, pp. 889 - 920

Eli Bartov, Partha Mohanram and Chandra Seethamraju (2002)
Valuation of Internet Stocks - An IPO Perspective
Journal of Accounting Research 40, May 2002, pp. 321 - 346

Eli Bartov, Dan Givoly and Carla Hayn (2002)
The Rewards for Meeting-or-Beating Earnings Expectations
Journal of Accounting and Economics 33, June 2002, pp. 173 - 204

Eli Bartov, Steve Balsam and Carol Marquardt (2002)
Accruals management, investor sophistication, and equity valuation: Evidence from Form 10-Q Filings
Journal of Accounting Research 40, September 2002, pp. 987 - 1012

Eli Bartov, Ferdinand A. Gul, and Judy S.L. Tsui (2000)
Discretionary Accruals Models and Audit Qualifications
Journal of Accounting and Economics 30, December 2000, pp. 421 - 452

Eli Bartov, Suresh Radhakrishnan and Itzhak Krinsky (2000)
Investor Sophistication and Patterns in Stock Returns after Earnings Announcements
The Accounting Review 75, January 2000, pp. 43 - 63