Dr. Miriam Schwartz-Ziv
ד"ר מרים שוורץ-זיו
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Director of Undergraduate Studies Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Schwartz-Ziv is a tenured Senior Lecturer in Finance at the at the Business School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Director of Undergraduate Studies. She is also an advisor to the research department at the Bank of Israel and and and a Fellow at the European Corporate Governance Institute. She is an associate editor of several journals -- Financial Management, the Financial Review, and the Leadership Quarterly.
She received her PhD in Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was then a research fellow at Harvard and an assistant professor at Michigan State University. Dr. Schwartz-Ziv has published academic papers on boards of directors, shareholders, and corporate governance in leading journals: Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Before her academic career, Dr. Schwartz-Ziv worked as a financial analyst, and also as a privatization economist and the head of energy unit at Israel's Government Companies Authority (GCA). She was the GCA's representative on several boards of directors including the Electric Corporation, Postal Company/Postal Bank, and the Coins and Medals Corporation.