Yaniv Konchitchki

Schwabacher Fellow, Hellman Fellow, at Haas School of Business


Haas School of Business


  • PhD, MSc. Stanford University Graduate School of Business
  • MA, BA. Economics and Accounting, Tel Aviv University  (emphasis on Math and Macroeconomics)
  • Completed all courses required for a PhD in Economics. Tel Aviv University (emphasis on Math and Macroeconomics)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Positions Held

  • At Haas since 2011
  • 2011 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas Accounting Group

Current Research and Interests

  • Macro-Accounting (e.g., overall price levels; economic fluctuations and growth including recessions and GDP; interest/discount rates; real estate; national accounting)
  • Capital markets research in accounting, focusing on the linkages between firms’ financial information, stock valuation, and the macroeconomy

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Inflation and Nominal Financial Reporting: Implications for Performance and Stock Prices.” 2011 (Solo-authored. Volume 86, Issue 3, pp. 1045-1085). The Accounting Review
  • “Cost of Capital and Earnings Transparency.” 2013 (With Barth and Landsman. Volume 55, Issue 2-3, pp. 206-224).  Winner of the American Accounting Association’s Best Paper Award. Journal of Accounting and Economics
  • “Capital Markets Valuation and Accounting Performance of Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award Winners.” 2013 (With DeFond, McMullin, O’Leary. Volume 56, pp. 348-360). Decision Support Systems
  • “Accounting Earnings and Gross Domestic Product.” 2014 (With Patatoukas. Volume 57, Issue 1, pp. 76-88). Journal of Accounting and Economics


  • Financial Accounting, Core MBA Class  (Full-Time and Evening & Weekend MBA Programs)
  • Highlights from Financial Accounting Practice and Research, for Berkeley Executive Programs in Management
  • 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

- 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.” - Hellman Fellow Fund Award for Distinguished Excellence in Research. Selected across UC Berkeley as a “Most Promising Assistant Professor.” - Schwabacher Fellow. “The Executive Committee voted this honor on the basis of ‘outstanding research, exceptional departmental service, unusual scholarly growth, or some combination thereof.” - Earl F. Cheit Award for Teaching Excellence in the Haas MBA Program (Core Course on Financial Reporting). “Highest teaching award bestowed annually upon instructors at Berkeley Haas.” - Club Six Member, for Teaching Excellence in Core MBA (each teaching year at Haas).

- American Accounting Association’s Best Paper Award (More   More)

- World’s Top 40 Under 40. Featured at: Berkeley Haas, P&Q, Fortune. Poets&Quants. 2014

- Jaedicke Merit Award for Excellence in the PhD Program. - Doctoral Fellowships

USC Marshall:
- Evan C. Thompson Teaching & Learning Innovation Award, for Core MBA Teaching Excellence  

Tel Aviv University:
- Annual Research Prize of the School of Economics (2000).  Several awards for excellence, including full tuition scholarships and stipends during each year of studies (1997-2001).  Selected to University’s Special Program for Outstanding Students (1998-2001).  Magna Cum Laude (2002)

- Columbia University’s Grant, Center for International Business Education and Research. 2009 - Best Operation Distinction, Head of Military Intelligence Services. 1995

Courses Taught

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