Prof. Beni Lauterbach

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Prof. Beni Lauterbach
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ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 1976.
  • M.B.A. in Finance and Economics, Bar-Ilan University, 1981.
  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Chicago, 1986.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2011 – present:

Chairman, The Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance, School of Business Administration, Bar Ilan University.

2010 –2011:

Head, School of Business Administration, Bar- Ilan University, and Head of the Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Israeli Corporate Governance.

2003 - present:

Full Professor, School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University.

1997 - 2003:

Associate Professor and Head of Finance Area, School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University.

1999 - 2000:

Visiting Associate Professor, Anderson School of Management, UCLA.

1993 - 1997:

Senior Lecturer (tenured), School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University.

1988 - 1993:

Lecturer, School of Business Administration, Bar Ilan University.

1986 - 1988:

Assistant Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago.

 

Research

Corporate Governance; Financial Markets’ Microstructure; Asset Pricing.

Publications

  1. Lauterbach, B. and Margaret Monroe, Evidence on the Effect of Information and Noise Trading on Intraday Gold Futures Returns", Journal of Futures Markets, 9, Aug. 1989, 297-305.
     
  2. Lauterbach, B., "Consumption Volatility, Production Volatility, Spot Rate Volatility and the Returns on Treasury Bills and Bonds", Journal of Financial Economics, 24, Sept. 1989, 155-179.
     
  3. Lauterbach, B. and Margaret Monroe, "A Transaction Data Examination of the Weekend Effect in Futures Markets", Review of Futures Markets, 8 (3), 1989, 370-382.
     
  4. Lauterbach, B. and Paul Schultz, "Pricing Warrants: An Empirical Study of the Black-Scholes Model and Its Alternatives", Journal of Finance, 45, Sept. 1990, 1181-1209.
     
  5. Lauterbach, B. and Paul Schultz, "Biases and Profit Opportunities in Warrant Markets", Advances in Futures and Options Research, 5, 1991, 255-266.
     
  6. Ungar, M. and B. Lauterbach, "Patterns of Stock Returns in Israel", Israel Quarterly Journal of Economics, 42, Sept. 1991, 352-369. (in Hebrew)
     
  7. Lauterbach, B. and Meyer Ungar, "Stock Return Regularities: Evidence from the Israeli Stock Market", Review of Business and Economic Research, 26, Spring 1991, 70-84.
     
  8. Lauterbach, B., Ileen Malitz and Joseph Vu, "Takeover Threats, Antitakeover Amendments and Stock Price Reaction", Managerial and Decision Economics, 12, Dec. 1991, 499-510.
     
  9. Lauterbach, B. and Joseph Vu, "Evidence on the Overreaction Hypothesis: The Case of Management Awards", Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, 31, Winter 1992, 45-70.
     
  10. Lauterbach, B. and Meyer Ungar, "Calendar Anomalies: Some Perspectives from the Behavior of the Israeli Stock Market", Applied Financial Economics, 2, 1992, 57-60.
     
  11. Lauterbach, B. and Joseph Vu, "Ben Graham's Net Current Asset Value Rule Revisited: The Size-Adjusted Returns", Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, 33, Winter 1993, 82-108.
     
  12. Ungar, M. and B. Lauterbach, “The Impact of Transfer to the Mishtanim Trading System on Stock Volatility and Trading Activity”, Israel Quarterly Journal of Economics, Aug. 1993, 267-277. (in Hebrew)
     
  13. Lauterbach, B. and U. Ben-Zion, “Stock Market Crashes and the Performance of Circuit Breakers: Empirical Evidence”, Journal of Finance, 48, Dec. 1993, 1909-1925.
     
  14. Lauterbach, B. and J. Weisberg, “Top Management Successions: The Choice between Internal and External Sources”, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 5, Feb. 1994, 51-65.  Reprinted in irish Business and Administrative Research, 17(1), 1996, 103-117.
     
  15. Harris, D., B. Lauterbach and J. Vu, "The Effects of New Top Manager Origin and Discretion on Firm Stock Prices", International Journal of Management, 11, 1994, 570-576.
     
  16. Lauterbach, B., Michael Long and Ileen Malitz, "Model Specification, Information Asymmetry and Antitakeover Defenses", Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, 1994, 5, 129-148.
     
  17. Lauterbach, B. and M. Ungar, “Real vs. Nominal Stock Return Seasonalities: Empirical Evidence”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 4, 1995, 135-149.
     
  18. Lauterbach, B. and M. Monroe, “Risk Premia in Eurodollar Futures Prices”, Applied Financial Economics, 6, 1996, 49-57.
     
  19. Hauser, S. and B. Lauterbach, “Empirical Tests of the Longstaff Extendible Warrant Model”, Journal of Empirical Finance, 3, 1996, 1-14.
     
  20. Hauser, S. and B. Lauterbach, “Tests of Warrant Pricing Models: The trading Profits Perspective”, Journal of Derivatives, 4, Winter 1996, 71-79.
     
  21. Lauterbach, B. and M. Raab, “Intradaily Price Behavior in the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange”, Israel Quarterly Journal of Economics, Dec. 1996, 689-700.   (in Hebrew)
     
  22. Hauser, S. and B. Lauterbach, “The Relative Performance of Five Alternative Warrant Pricing Models”, Financial Analysts Journal, Jan/Feb. 1997, 55-61.
     
  23. Lauterbach, B. and M. ungar, “Transfer to Continuous Trading and Its Impact on Return and Volume behavior”, Journal of Financial Services Research, 12, Aug. 1997, 39-50. 
     
  24. Lauterbach, B. and J. Weisberg, “Appointments of CEOs in U.S. Companies: A Comparison of 1978-79 and 1989-91”, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 8, Aug. 1997, 539-549.
     
  25. Amihud, Y., H. Mendelson and B. Lauterbach, “Market Microstructure and Securities Values: Evidence from the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange”, Journal of Financial Economics, 45, Sept. 1997, 365-390.
     
  26. Ang, J., S. Hauser and B. Lauterbach, “Top Executive Compensation under Alternative Ownership and Governance Structures”, Advances in Financial economics, 3, 1997, 1-32.
     
  27. Ang, J., S. Hauser and B. Lauterbach, “Contestability and Pay Differential in the Executive Suites”, European Financial Management, 4, Nov. 1998, 335-360.
     
  28. Lauterbach, B. and A. Vaninsky, “Ownership Structure and Firm Performance: Evidence from Israel”, Journal of Management and Governance, 3, 1999, 189-201.
     
  29. Lauterbach, B. and J. Weisberg, “Internal vs. External Successions and Their Effect on Firm Performance”, Human Relations, 52, December 1999, 1485-1504.
     
  30. Elyasiani, E., S. Hauser and B. Lauterbach, “Market Response to Liquidity Improvements: Evidence from Exchange Listings”, Financial Review, 41, February 2000, 1-14.                                                                                                                                                          
  31. Lauterbach, B., “A Note on Trading Mechanism and Securities’ Value: The Analysis of Rejects from Continuous Trade”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 25, February 2001, 419-430.
  32. Lauterbach, B. and A. Wohl, “A Note on Price Noises and Their Correction Process: Evidence from Two Equal-Payoff Government Bonds”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 25, March 2001, 597-612.

  33. Ang, J., Lauterbach, B. and Schreiber, B.Z., “Internal Monitoring, Regulation, and Compensation of Top Executives in Banks”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 10, October 2001, 325-335.

  34. Ang, J., Lauterbach, B. and Schreiber, B.Z., “Pay at the Executive Suite: How do U.S. Banks Compensate their Top Management Teams?” Journal of Banking and Finance, 26, June 2002, 1143-1163.

  35. Lauterbach, B. and Reisman, H., “Preferences on Relative Return: A Potential Explanation for Some Pricing Anomalies”, Advances in Financial Economics, 7, 2002, 93-103.

  36. Lauterbach, B. and Barak, R., “Mutual Funds in Israel: Risk and Return”, Israel Quarterly Journal of Economics, Sep. 2002, 515-533. (in Hebrew)

  37. Ang, J., Lauterbach, B. and Vu, J., “Efficient Labor and Capital Markets: Evidence from CEO Appointments”, Financial Management, 32(2), Summer 2003, 27-52.

  38. Hauser, S. and Lauterbach B., “The Impact of Minimum-Trading-Units on Stock Value and Price Volatility”, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 38(3), Sep. 2003, 575-589.

  39. Amihud, Y., Lauterbach, B. and Mendelson, H., “The Value of Trading Consolidation: Evidence from the Exercise of Warrants”, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 38(4), December 2003, 829-846.

  40. Lauterbach, B. and Reisman, H., “Keeping Up with the Joneses and the Home Bias”, European Financial Management, 10 (2), June 2004, 225-234.

  41. Hauser, S. and Lauterbach, B., “The Value of Voting Rights to Majority Shareholders: Evidence from Dual Class Stock Unifications”, Review of Financial Studies, 17 (4), Winter 2004, 1167-1184.

  42. Henke, H. and Lauterbach, B., “Firm-initiated and Exchange-initiated Transfers to Continuous Trading: Evidence from the Warsaw Stock Exchange”, Journal of Financial Markets, 8, August 2005, 310-324.

  43. Lauterbach, B. and Tolkowsky, E., "Market Value Maximizing Ownership Structure when Investor Protection is Weak", Advances in Financial Economics, 12, 2007, 27-47.

  44. Benita, G. and Lauterbach, B., “Policy Factors and Exchange-Rate Volatility: Panel Data versus a Specific Country Analysis”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 7, January 2007, 7-23.

  45. Lauterbach, B. and Vu, J., “Equity Restructuring via Tracking Stocks: Is there any Value Added?” Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, 5, 2007, 51-62.

  46. Barak, R., Cohen, S., and Lauterbach, B., "CEO Pay in Israel and its Relations to Firm Performance and Ownership Structure", Israeli Quarterly Journal of Economics, 54 (2), June 2007, 205-228. (in Hebrew).

  47. Cohen, S., and Lauterbach, B., "Differences in Pay between Owner and Non-owner CEOs: Evidence from Israel", Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 18, 2008, 4-15.

  48. Lauterbach, B., and Shachmoon, M., "Does Corporate Governance Quality Impact Firm Market Value?" Israeli Quarterly Journal of Economics, 56 (3/4), 2009, 299-334. (in Hebrew)

  49. Lauterbach, B., and Shahmoon M., "How Does the Quality of Corporate Governance Affect the Market Value of Business Firms in Israel?" Israel Economic Review, 8 (2), 2010, 35-65.

  50. Lauterbach, B., and Yafeh, Y., "Long–Term Changes in Voting Power and Control Structure Following the Unification of Dual Class Shares", Journal of Corporate Finance, 17, 2011, 215-228.

  51. Barak, R., Cohen, S., and Lauterbach B., "The Effect of CEO Pay on Firm Valuation in Closely Held Firms", Advances in Financial Economics, 14, 2011, 19-42.

  52. Barak, R., and Lauterbach, B., "Estimating the Private Benefits of Control from Partial Control Transfers: Methodology and Evidence", International Journal of Corporate Governance, 2 (3/4), 2011, 183-200.

  53. Abudy, M., Lauterbach, B., Kapah, O., and Yaniv, E., "Changes in Controlling Shareholders' Holdings: Another Vehicle for Private Benefits Extraction?" Israeli Quarterly Journal of Economics, 59 (1/4), 2012. (in Hebrew)

  54. Barak, R., and Lauterbach, B., "Firm specific factors affecting the private benefits of control in concentrated ownership economies", Advances in Financial Economics, 15, 2012, 59-77.

  55. Garyn-Tal, S., and Lauterbach, B., "Mutual Fund's Net Economic Alpha: Definition and Evidence", Journal of Investment Management, 11 (2), 2013, 73-91.
     
  56. Garyn-Tal, S., and Lauterbach, B., "Empirical tests of the Fama-French-Carhart Model in the Israeli Stock Market", Israeli Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming).
     
  57. Lauterbach, B., and Pajuste, A., "The Long-Term Valuation Effects of Voluntary Dual Class Share Unifications", Journal of Corporate Finance, 31, 2015, 171-185.
     
  58. Garyn-Tal, S., and Lauterbach, B., "The Formulation of the Four Factor Model when a Considerable Proportion of Firms is Dual-Listed", Emerging Markets Review, 24, 2015, 1-12.
     
  59. Abudy, M., and Lauterbach, B., "Changes in Controlling Shareholders Holdings: Do They Entail Financial Tunneling?" Advances in Financial Economics, 18, 2015, 47-63.
     
  60. Lauterbach, B. and Pajuste, A., "The Media and Firm Reputation Roles in Corporate Governance Improvements: Lessons from European Dual Class Share Unifications", Corporate Governance: An International Review, 25, 2017, 4-19.

Working Papers

1. "The Formulation of the Four Factor Model when a Considerable Proportion of Firms is Dual-Listed", By Garyn-Tal, Beni Lautherbach, August 2014.

2. "Changes in Controlling Shareholders' Holdings: Do They Entail Financeal Tunneling? By Menachem Abudy, and B. Lauterbach, March 2014.

3. "The Long-Term Valuation Effects of Voluntary Dual Class Share Unifications", By Anete Pajuste, Beni Lauterbach, January 2015.

4. "The Media Role in Corporate Governance Improvement: Lessons from European Dual Class Share Unifications", By Anete Pajuste, Beni Lautherbach, January 2014.

5.  .מבחנים של מודל ארבעת הפקטורים בישראל", מאת שרון גרעין-טל, ובני לאוטרבך, דצמבר 2014"