About

Prof. Haim Kedar-Levy is an associate professor in the faculty of Business and Management, at Ben Gurion University. His research addresses theoretical and empirical functioning of financial markets. Published theoretical and empirical papers in leading finance journals, some won prestigious awards. Published four books in the fields of finance and financial crises. His book "A Critical History of Financial Crises" was awarded in 2016 "Outstanding Academic Title" by CHOICE Magazine, an award granted annually to only 2% of globally published academic titles. This book was translated to Chinese.

Before his academic career served as board member and CEO of two Hi-Tech firms, and won excellence awards by the Minister of Industry and Trade and by the Israeli Chief Scientist (1995, 1996). In recent years appears in courts as expert in financial markets and valuation, serves as economic attaché for professional committees of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The first examined Israel's future positioning in Quantum Science and Technology (QST), and the second explores the nation's strategy toward Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data sciences. A couple of his expert opinion reports that were submitted to financial regulators caused impactful changes in Israeli accounting and financial regulations.

Other than that, makes wine and beer, enjoys living with his family in Zur Hadassa, near Jerusalem, and loves photography.