Dr. Miriam Schwartz-Ziv

Assistant Professor of Finance

Miriam Schwartz-Ziv is a senior lecturer in the Department of Finance at the Hebrew University Business School, and is a European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) research member. Her research focuses on corporate finance, and includes studies on boards of directors, shareholders, shareholder meetings, and mutual funds.

Dr. Schwartz-Ziv has served as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Michigan State University. Prior to that, she was a research fellow for one year at Harvard’s Law School Program on Corporate Governance, and for one year at the Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program. Her research has been published in leading finance journals: Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

She has won several prestigious awards and grants including the Abe Gray Prize for Excellence, the Golda Meir Fellowship, and the Israel Science Foundation grant. Her work has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New York Times, Yahoo! Finance, Al Jazeera, The Irish Times, Globes, Glamour, Forbes, and Bloomberg.

In addition to her academic experience, Dr. Schwartz-Ziv served as the Government Companies Authority’s representative on the boards of directors of several large Israeli corporations, including the Electric Corporation, Postal Company/Postal Bank, and Coins and Medals Corporation.

She teaches the course Fundamentals of Finance for accounting students.

Dr. Schwartz-Ziv earned her Ph.D. in finance from the Hebrew University; and holds an MBA and BA in business administration and education from the Hebrew University.