Dr. Yevgeny Mugerman

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Dr. Yevgeny Mugerman
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Education

  • Post-Doc. – 2014, INSEAD, Finance Department. Supervisor: Prof. Massimo Massa
  • Ph.D. – 2011, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Concentrated in Finance, Dissertation Supervisor: Prof. Eugene Kandel
  • M.B.A. – 2004, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Concentrated in Finance, Graduated Cum Laude
  • B.A. – 1997, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Majored in Accounting and Economics, Graduated Cum Laude

 

Research

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • The Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Corporate Governance, 2019-2020
  • The Rector's Award (Bar-Ilan University) - the Head of the Research Team, 2019-2020
  • The Moshe Sanbar Institute for Applied Economic Research, 2019-2020
  • The Gershon FinTech Center Research Grant, 2018-2019
  • Heth Academic Center for Research of Competition and Regulation, 2018-2019
  • The Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Corporate Governance, 2018
  • Israeli Science Foundation (ISF) – the Individual Research Grants Program (Grant No. 1929/17), 2017-2020
  • The Raymond Ackerman Family Chair in Corporate Governance, 2015
  • Center for Financial Markets and Institutions, The Hebrew University, 2013
  • The Maurice Falk Institute for Economic Research, 2012
  • The Pension Planning and Social Financial Program established by Clal Insurance Enterprises and Tel-Aviv University, 2012
  • IDC-Gazit Globe Real Estate Institute, 2011
  • Foundation Amundi-Dauphine, Project Chair in Asset Management, 2011
  • Julian Simon Research Grant, 2010
  • Blazuska Fellowship, 2010

 

PRESENTATIONS AT ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

Date

Name of Conference

Place

Subject of Lecture/Discussion

2010

Israel Economic Association Annual Meeting

Israel

Long Term Savings Decisions: Financial Reform, Peer Effects and Ethnicity Do Peers Influence Our Choice of Savings Fund

2011

Israel Securities Authority

Israel

Behavioral Heuristics and Biases

2013

8th annual European Winter Finance Conference

Switzerland

Long Term Savings Decisions: Financial Reform, Peer Effects and Ethnicity

2013

American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association's (AREUEA) International Conference

Israel

How Homeowners Choose between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages? (presented by coauthor)

2013

Dauphine-Amundi Chair in Asset Management

France

Long Term Savings Decisions: Financial Reform, Peer Effects and Ethnicity

2013

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Other Long-Term Investors

Singapore

Structuring Israel's Sovereign Wealth Fund

2014

ISF International Research Workshop on Behavioral Legal Studies

Israel

How Homeowners Choose between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages? (presented by coauthor)

2015

1st Israel Behavioral Finance Conference

Israel

How Homeowners Choose between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages?

2015

The International Risk Management Conference

Israel

On the Failure of Mutual Fund Industry Regulation (presented by coauthor)

2016

NBER Conference - New Developments in Long-Term Asset Management

USA

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds

2016

FIRS Annual Meeting

Portugal

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds

2016

SEC – Research Seminar

USA

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds

2017

2nd Israel Behavioral Finance Conference

Israel

Behavioral Aspects in Freezout Transactions

2017

Measuring the Effectiveness of Real Estate Regulation

Israel

Heuristics and Biases in the Israeli Mortgage Market (presented by coauthor)

2017

Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF)

China

On the Failure of Mutual Fund Industry Regulation

2017

Bank of Israel – Research Seminar

Israel

Behavioral Aspects in Freezout Transactions

2017

 

IAREP 2017 Conference

Israel

Behavioral Aspects in Freezout Transactions

2017

iCore

Israel

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows

2017

Technion

Israel

Heuristics and Biases in the Israeli Mortgage Market (presented by coauthor)

2017

The Economic Science Association (ESA) - the 2017 North American Experimental Finance Meeting

USA

Out-of-pocket vs out-of-profit

2017

 

ECGI - European Corporate Governance Conference

Israel

Institutional Investors Engagement in Freezeout Transactions (presented by coauthor)

2017

 

Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF) - Special Issue 2018

Thailand

On the Failure of Mutual Fund Industry Regulation

2018

 

Bank of Israel – Research Seminar

Israel

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows

2018

 

SEC – Research Seminar

USA

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows

2018

 

2018 Meeting - European Financial Management Association (EFMA)

Italy

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows (presented by coauthor)

2018

 

Cross Country Perspectives in Finance (CCPF) - Special Issue 2019

China

By the Light of Day: The Effect of Winter Time Switch on the Stock Markets

2018

Financial Management Association (FMA) - 2018 Annual Meeting

USA

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows

2018

CCPF - JIFMIM

Tanzania

By the Light of Day: The Effect of Winter Time Switch on the Stock Markets (presented by coauthor)

2019

SFU - The Beedie School of Business

Canada

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows

2019

The Third Israel Behavioral Finance Conference

ISRAEL

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows (presented by coauthor)

2019

The Third Israel Behavioral Finance Conference

ISRAEL

Behavioral Aspects in Merger Decisions (presented by coauthor)

2019

CCPF – JIFMIM, 2020

China

Stock Markets and Female Participation in the Labor Force

2019

26th Annual MFS Conference

ISRAEL

The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows (presented by coauthor)

2019

The Summer Accounting & Finance Conference in Jerusalem

ISRAEL

Behavioral Aspects in Merger Decisions (presented by coauthor)

2019 AMEC 2019 Russia Doyoureadme?
Temporal trends in the language complexity of financial reporting
2019 CCPF 2020 (2nd Round) Mauritius Stock Markets and
Female Participation in The Labor Force (presented by coauthor)
2020 9th Law and Economics Conference Switzerland Borrowers Responses to Protective Mortgage Regulation (presented by coauthor)
2020 FMCG 2020 Australia The Limited Effect of Behavioral Factors on Merger Terms and Merger Acceptance Likelihood
2020 2nd Andrews and Brunner Lecture and Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics UK Write Your Will Today: A Controlled Field Experiment on Emotionally-Motivated Procrastination
2020

Retreat 2020 - the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality

Israel Write Your Will Today: A Controlled Field Experiment on Emotionally-Motivated Procrastination

 

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Organizing Committee Member - "Empirical Analysis of Judicial Decision Making in Personal and Corporate Bankruptcy Proceedings" IDC, January 2020.

Visiting Scholar - Simon Fraser University (SFU), April 2019.

Visiting Scholar - The Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, 2015-.

Invited speaker at AMEC 2019, "Analytics for Management and Economics", St. Petersburg campus of HSE, Russia, September 2019.

 

Invited speaker at the Bank of Israel Research Seminar, November 2019.

Invited speaker at the Special Symposium - The Haredi BizLabs Incubator, December 2019.

Invited speaker at the Retreat 2020 - the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, February 2020.

Invited speaker at the 2nd Andrews and Brunner Lecture and Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Economics - Lancaster University Management School, April 2020.

Program committee member - 7th SPRING CONFERENCE OF THE MULTINATIONAL FINANCE SOCIETY; 26th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society; 27th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society (Poland)

Reviewer for the following journals: Journal of Banking and Finance; Emerging Markets Review; Quarterly Journal of Finance; Journal of Asset Management; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money; and reviewer of proposals for various funding institutions.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Scale – Up Velocity Ltd (Public-benefit corporation)

Expanding the circle of students and recipients of professional training by improving their learning quality for the purpose of integrating into the high-tech labor market. Strengthening research and development, as well as strengthening Israeli companies engaged in research and development, with emphasis on research and development based in the high-tech industry. Promoting international cooperation and exposing foreign developers and researchers to Israeli industry, with the aim of strengthening the technological sector. Encouraging the return of Israeli immigrants’ citizens and residents back to Israel for integration into the high-tech industry. Providing in-depth and strategic analyzes regarding government policy matters.

Publications

PEER REVIEWED BOOKS (Author)

  • Lecture Notes in Risk Management (forthcoming), World Scientific 

 

PEER REVIEWED CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • "When the Early Bird is too Early" (with A.Elkin), 2019 (book chapter in: Behavioral Finance: The Coming of Age [ed. Venezia, Itzhak], World Scientific).

  • "Anchoring and Adjustment in the Mortgage Market - Evidence from Regulatory Experiment" (with M. Ofir), 2019 (book chapter in:  Measuring the Effectiveness of Real-Estate Regulation [ed. Levine-Schnur, Ronit], Springer).

  • "Heuristics and Biases in the Israeli Mortgage Market" (with M. Ofir, and Z. Wiener), 2016 (book chapter in: Behavioral Finance: Sophistication, Gender, Attention, Media, and Culture Effects on Investors Decisions [ed. Venezia, Itzhak], World Scientific).

 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLISHED ARTICLES

  • "Reservation Prices in Shareholders’ Response to Freeze-out Tender Offers" (with A.Hamdani and B.Lauterbach), 2020 – (Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money Forthcoming)

 

  • "The Effect of Institutional Investors' Voice on the Terms and Outcome of Freeze-out Tender Offers" (with B.Lauterbach), 2020 – (Quarterly Journal of Finance Forthcoming)

 

  • "By the Light of Day: The Effect of Winter Time Switch on the Stock Markets" (with O.Yidov and Z.Wiener), 2020 – (Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money Forthcoming)

 

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • "Long Term Savings Decisions: Financial reform, Peer Effects and Ethnicity" (with O. Sade, and M. Shayo), 2014 (Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Vol. 106, 235-253)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2014.07.002

 

 

 

 

WORKING PAPERS

  • "Revealing Hidden Jargon of Financial Communications" (with D.Lesmi, and L.Muchnik)
  • "Out-of-Pocket vs. Out-of-Profit in Financial Advisory Fees: Evidence from the Lab" (with O.Sade and E.Winter) - revise and resubmit https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3061020
  • "The Exclamation Mark of Cain: Risk Attitude and Mutual Fund Flows" (with N.Steinberg and Z.Wiener) - submitted https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3298856
  • "Less Is More and More Is More? Paper Versus Digital in Financial Communication: An Experimental Study " (with A.Hurwitz and E.Lahav) - submitted
  • "Mutual Funds - Are They Really Liquid?" (with S.Ben-Rubi)
  • "Empirical Analysis of Judicial Decision Making in Personal Bankruptcy Proceedings" (with N.Nadiv and M.Ofir)
  • "Halo Effect and its Implications on Stock and Credit Markets" (with K. Kosenko and N. Michelson)
  • "Behavioral Aspects in Merger Decisions" (with B.Lauterbach)
  • "Doyoureadme?? Temporal trends in the linguistic complexity of financial information " (with D.Lesmi, and L.Muchnik) - submitted https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3469073
  • "Stock Markets and Female Participation in the Labor Force" (with M.Abudy and Z.Wiener) - submitted

 

WHITE PAPERS

  • "Behavioral Economics and its Applications to Public Policy" (with E.Winter), 2017 (in Hebrew). Israeli Prime Minister's Office
  • "Catch Me if You Can" (with Y. Hecht), 2017. Consumer Financial Fraud (FINRA – Investor Education Foundation)
  • "The Wise Salary Slip", 2013 (in Hebrew). State of Israel - Ministry of Finance - The Accountant General

Courses

  • 70795-01 Behavioral Finance
  • 70900-15/01 Financial Risk Management
  • 70953-03 Principles of Finance
  • 70794-01 Advanced Topics in Finance
  • 70816-01/15 Advanced Research Methods in Finance
  • 70700-15 Finance Seminar
  • 70652-15 ESG, SRI & Impact Investing