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Michael Yampuler

Lecturer of Accounting

Michael Yampuler

Department: John T. Steed School of Accounting
Office: Adams Hall Room 250
Phone: (405) 325-4221

Michael Yampuler received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2004. Before joining the University of Oklahoma in 2021, he served as a full-time faculty member at the University of Houston from 2004 to 2021. Yampuler has taught courses in managerial and financial accounting in the principles, intermediate, and graduate levels, including a self-developed graduate level course on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Professor Yampuler also served as an adjunct professor at Rice University in the residential MBA program (2016-2018). At the University of Oklahoma, Michael teaches undergraduate classes in financial accounting and an MBA class in managerial accounting. Previous to his academic career, Michael has served as an officer in the Israeli military and worked for 6 years as an accountant and economist in a governmental budget office. Michael is a U.S. Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and has earned a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in Israel (currently inactive).

Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. in Business-Economics (Accounting dissertation) Harvard University
  • M.A. in Economics Tel Aviv University
  • B.A. in Accounting and Economics Tel Aviv University


Yampuler, M.E. 2019. “Principles-Based Accounting Standards, Earnings Management and Price Efficiency”. Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 8, No. 2, pp. 171-188.

Yampuler, M. E. 2019. “The Optimal Level of Earnings Management Deterrence”. Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 8, No. 1, pp. 66-76.

Yampuler, M. E., 2020. “The Effect of The Recent IFRS 16 on Major Financial Statements’ Ratios”. Strategies in Accounting and Management, Volume 1, No.