Itay Kama is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. His research focuses on the role of accounting information in capital markets and on financial statement analysis. Its unifying theme is in exploring the properties of earning quality and the factors that may affect the usefulness of the information contained in financial reports. Also, he is interested in integrating typical managerial and financial research topics to promote our understanding of the determinants of firms’ cost behavior. His professional experience includes working in the advisory group of PwC and EY, as well as private consulting.
Fields of interest: Financial statement analysis; Earnings quality; The role of accounting information in capital markets; Earnings and cash management; Textual analysis; Cost behavior