Brief CV

Brief Curriculum Vitae and list of publications (2/2020)

Prof. Haim Kedar-Levy

Personal Details

Name: Haim Kedar-Levy

Work Address: The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management

Department of Management

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer-Sheva 84105 Israel

Work Telephone: (972) 8-647-9713

Home Address: 4/2 Mor St., Zur Hadasa, 99875 Israel.

Telephone: (+972)-2-579 5678.


Education

B.A. 1986 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Economics and Business Administration.

M.B.A. 1990 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. School of Business Administration,

Finance and Entrepreneurship. Cum Laude.

Ph.D. 1999 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. School of Business Administration, Finance Department.

Advisors: Prof. Dan Galai and Prof. Itzhak Venezia.

Thesis: The Impact of Dynamic Asset Allocation Strategies on Equilibrium Share Prices.


Employment History

11/2015-Current Associate Professor, The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. (Tenured)

1-5/2013 Sy Syms School of Business, Yeshiva University, New York

(Sabbatical).

10-12/2013 The Faculty of Business Administration, Finance Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Sabbatical).

4/2008-11/2015 Senior Lecturer, The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. (Tenured)

2002–2004 Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia (Sabbatical).

1999–3/2008 Lecturer, The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

1998–1999 Post-Doctoral appointment, School of Business and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1989–1999 Research Assistant, Teacher Assistant and Instructor, The Hebrew University Business School, Jerusalem, Israel.

1990–1993 Researcher at the Floersheimer Institute for Policy Studies, Jerusalem. The Capital Markets research team.


Professional Activities

(a) Positions in academic administration

3/2018-Current Member of an evaluation committee of the Israeli Council for Higher Education MALAG (for the accreditation of MA degree in Management and Economics by Tel Hai & Western Galilee colleges).

10/2017-Current Member of the BGU recruitment committee of new faculty

10/2017-Current Member of the BGU bylaws committee

10/2017-Current Member of the BGU disciplinary committee for faculty

10/2017-Current Member of an evaluation committee of the Israeli Council for Higher Education MALAG (for the permanent accreditation of MBA + Thesis to IDC, Herzelia).

11/2014-Current Coordinator between the Department of Management and the Israeli Air Force Academic Program.

9/2013-11/2014 Coordinator with Achva College, the Department of Management, GGFBM

9/2013-Current Finance Seminars Coordinator, GGFBM

9/2012-Current Head of the Finance Research Center, GGFBM

9/2012-Current Coordinator of finance and accounting studies, the Department of Management, GGFBM

9/2012-9/2014 Coordinator of Business Meeting, the Department of Management, GGFBM

9/2010-Current Coordinator of entrepreneurship studies, the Department of Management, GGFBM

7/2010-6/2012 Member of an evaluation committee of the Israeli Council for Higher Education MALAG (for the accreditation of MBA + Thesis to IDC, Herzelia).

8/2009-Current Member of the BGU committee for Computerized Education

12/2007-current Member of undergraduate teaching committee, the Department of Management, GGFBM

6/2006-Current The Department of Management committee to minimize students’ dropout

6/2006-9/2009 Director and academic coordinator of the full-time Honors MBA program, BGU

2006-2007 Coordinator between the Department of Management and the Israeli Air Force Academic Program.

2005-2006 Coordinator for Finance and Accounting courses at the Department of Management, GGFBM.

2002-2004 Member of the Full-Time MBA Program design team at the Fox School of Business, Temple University.

1998–2002 Founder and head of the Global Entrepreneurship in Technology Seminar. An award winning (NASBITE 2002) joint MBA seminar for BGU and Temple University.

1998-2002 Head of the Undergraduate Practicum Seminar, the Department of Management, GGFBM


(b) Professional functions outside universities/institutions

3/2020- Financial attaché for the examination committee of the for government intervention toward accelerating the fields of Artificial Intelligence and data sciences, for the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

11/2018-3/2019 Financial attaché for the examination committee of the need and capability to establish nationwide infrastructure in Quantum Science and Technology (The “Orna Berry report” for the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities).

8/2015-1/2018 Member of the Finance Committee, the municipality of Zur Hadassa

2010-2014 Shaarey Ribit Ltd., Economic Consultant and Member of the Advisory Committee for the valuation of non-traded bonds

2/2008-2/2011 Member of the Finance Committee, the municipality of Zur Hadassa

2008-Current Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Referee of research proposals

9/2006-10/2007 Director and member of the Investment Committee, Netivot Management Company Ltd., the retirement-fund managing company of Hamizrahi-Tfahot Bank (~2 Billion NIS)

2000–2002 Economic advisor to the Israeli Chief Scientist

1999–2003 Director and CEO, SorTech Separation Technologies Ltd.

1998–2005 Director, The Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History

1994–1998 Founder and CEO, ELAM Industries Ltd. (40 employees; first year of sales $1.5m; nationwide and incubator excellence awards)

1987–1990 Senior Financial Analyst, Intel Electronics Ltd.


Educational Activities

(a) Courses taught

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Graduate: Investments

Global Entrepreneurship in Technology Seminar (joint with Temple University)

Undergraduate: Financial Modeling with Excel

Research Seminar in Asset Pricing

Essentials of Finance

Consulting Seminar

Yeshiva University

Undergraduate Financial Crises (Honors program)

Advanced Corporate Finance

Fox School of Business, Temple University Philadelphia, PA.

Graduate: Investments

Global Entrepreneurship in Technology Seminar (Joint with BGU)

Undergraduate: Money Markets and Fixed Income Securities

Principles of Financial Management – Honors program.

The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Graduate Investments and Security Analysis

International Finance

Business Entrepreneurship Seminar

Undergraduate: Consulting Practicum

Financial Modeling with Excel


(b) Research students

Ph.D. Students

1. Lior Gal, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Management (2012)

2. Ravit Rubinstein, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Uri Ben Zion, 2017)

3. Orit Cohen-Milo, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Shmuel Hauser, 2017)

4. Elroi Hadad, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Industrial Engineering (Joint with Israel Parmet and Rami Yosef, 2017)

5. Arik liberzon, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (expected completion 10/2020)

6. Roi Katz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (expected completion 10/2021)

7. Ilanit Avioz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Shmuel Hauser, expected completion 10/2023)

Students for thesis

1. Lior Gal, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Management (2006)

2. Ravit Rubinstein, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Uri Ben Zion, 2013)

3. Arik liberzon, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (2013)

4. Roy Mimran, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Rami Yosef)

5. Ilanit Avioz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Business and Management (Joint with Shmuel Hauser, 2019)

Awards, Citations, Honors, Fellowships

2019 Israel Science Foundation grant : (Multi-lingual news coverage and their impact on stock, currency, and commodity prices ($131,000)

2018 Best paper award, The 25th annual meeting of the Multinational Finance Society, Budapest, Hungary ($1,000).

2013 Award winning paper by The Israeli Capital Market Conference: Financial and Accounting aspects, IDC (with O. Milo-Cohen and S. Hauser, $1,700)

2011 Israel Science Foundation grant: The evolution and identification of bubbles in capital markets: Theory and empirical tests (Joint with Doron Avramov, $38,000)

1994 Gutwirth Scholarship Award. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem ($2,000)

1992-1995 Blazuska Ph.D. excellence grant. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1991 Solomon Ph.D. research grant. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem