Dr. Beja holds academic degrees from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Business Administration) and Stanford University (Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic systems). He has been on the faculty of the Recanati School since 1967, and served as incumbent of the Max and Steffi Perlman Chair in Financial Economics from its inception in 1984 until 2003. Dr. Beja has held visiting professor appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California in Berkeley, New York University, Yale University, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Other professional activities include service as president of the Operations Research Society of Israel, service on the academic council of the Open University of Israel, and consulting to major financial institutions.
Prof. Avraham Beja
Fields of interest
Financial theory, valuation, market microstructure.
Decision and operations analysis: control of stochastic operating systems, decision and value theory, group decisions and voting.
"Imperfect Equilibrium", Games and Economic Behavior, 1992.
"On the Dynamic Behavior of Prices in Disequilibrium” (with M.B. Goldman), Journal of Finance, 1980.
“Relevant Policies for Markovian Queuing Systems with Many Types of Service” (with A. Teller), Management Science, 1975.
“The Structure of the Cost of Capital Under Uncertainty”, Review of Economic Studies, 1971.