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Bogen Fellowship Winners (2018-19)

Dr. Efrat Dressler

Current Position

Bogen postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Finance department, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania. 2018-2019

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D in Finance, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Awarded on Oct. 21, 2018.

Dissertation Committee: professor Yishay Yafeh (chair), professor Assaf Hamdani, professor Eugene Kandel, professor Ilan Kremer.

Financial Risk Manager (FRM) - Certificate of GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals). 2002.

Research Interests

Information intermediaries, Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Institutional shareholders, Voting behavior

Dr. Abigail Hurwitz

Abigail is the Bogen Post - doctorate visiting scholar at the Wharton school. Her research is dedicated to long term saving, consumption and annuity choices. She seeks to better understand financial behavior in order to influence policy as well as to develop and promote savings products and to increase the demand for annuities. Hurwitz has recently worked on projects focused on mandatory annuitization in Israel. Her research also focus on life and health subjective perceptions and how to influence them in order to enhance saving behavior. Hurwitz holds a Ph.D. in Finance as well as an M.A. and B.A. in Business and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Bogen Fellowship Winners (2019-2020)

Dr. Efrat Dressler

Current Position

Bogen postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Finance department, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania. 2018-2019

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D in Finance, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Awarded on Oct. 21, 2018.

Dissertation Committee: professor Yishay Yafeh (chair), professor Assaf Hamdani, professor Eugene Kandel, professor Ilan Kremer.

Financial Risk Manager (FRM) - Certificate of GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals). 2002.

Research Interests

Information intermediaries, Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Institutional shareholders, Voting behavior

Dr. Maya Shaton

Economist (On Leave)
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Research Interests

Law and Finance, Household Finance, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Bankruptcy Law, Contract Law