Philip H. Geier Jr., Associate Professor of Business
BA, Ben Gurion University, 2003; MA, Ben Gurion University, 2007; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
Joined CBS in 2011
Professor Amiram’s research focuses on the effects of frictions created by information asymmetry, taxation and business law on debt and equity markets around the world. He has conducted research in the areas of debt contracting, international accounting, international taxation, foreign investments, accounting regulation, accounting fraud and financial distress. His research provides evidence that accounting information, taxation and business law play a significant role in investors' decision-making processes and shapes the design of contracts and the financial system. Professor Amiram has received awards for both research and teaching. He is frequently asked by corporations, financial institutions and the media (including Wall Street Journal and Forbes) to advise as an expert on various issues. Professor Amiram has vast experience in the corporate world. He served and currently serves on the board of directors of various corporations. He worked as part of the controller’s team for a multinational corporation, and for PwC as a senior auditor.