Prof. Izhak Venezia

Itzhak Venezia holds the Sanger Chair of Banking and Risk Management (emeritus) at the Hebrew University Business School. He currently serves as a Professor of Finance and Chair of the MBA Finance studies at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo. Professor Venezia is the editor-in-chief of the Lecture Notes Series in Finance, and the editor of the books Behavioral Finance: Where do Investors Biases Come From? Behavioral Finance: The Coming of Age, and Behavioral Finance: A Novel Approach. He also authored the book Lecture Notes in Behavioral Finance.

Prof. Venezia has published in Journal of Finance, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Management Science, and is the joint editor of the book: Bridging the GAAP: Recent Advances in Accounting and Finance. He has taught as a visiting professor at Yale University, University of California-Los Angeles, Rutgers University, and Northwestern University. Professor Venezia’s research currently focuses on behavioral finance, where he contributes to the understanding of the disposition effect, herding, the differences in biases between amateurs and professionals, and other topics. Itzhak holds a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley.