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Prof. Miriam Schwartz-Ziv

ד"ר מרים שוורץ-זיו

Associate Professor in Finance

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Prof. Schwartz-Ziv is an Associate Professor in Finance at the Business School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is also a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute. She has published research papers in leading academic journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics and is an associate editor of three academic journals: Financial Management, Financial Review, and the Leadership Quarterly. She was a research fellow at the Harvard Law School (Program on Corporate Governance), Harvard Kennedy School (Women and Public Policy Program), and Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. She was then an assistant professor of finance at Michigan State University. Prof. Schwartz-Ziv specializes in corporate governance, ESG, boards, controlling shareholders, institutional investors, shareholder votes, and shareholder meetings.

Prof. Schwartz-Ziv has won several prestigious and large grants, including from the European Research Council (ERC) and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), amounting to $1.8 million. Before her academic career, Prof. Schwartz-Ziv worked as a privatization economist and was the head of the energy unit at Israel's Governmental Companies Authority (GCA). She was the GCA's representative on several boards of directors, including the Electric Corporation and the Postal Company. Prof. Schwartz-Ziv is currently an advisor to the research department at the Bank of Israel, and on the board and investment committee of “Heatid”.

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