Dr. Sivan Frenkel is a Senior Lecturer in Finance (equiv. to an Assistant Professor) at the Coller School of Management, Tel-Aviv University. He is also a member of the Finance Theory Group (FTG).
His research is theoretic in nature, and examines the incentives of different participants in financial markets to disclose, withhold, or manipulate their information, and the effect of their actions on financial markets. He has specifically analyzed credit rating agencies, voluntary information disclosure by public corporations, and asset sales. His research has been published in leading journals in Finance and Economics, such as the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics, and American Economics Journal: Microeconomics.
Sivan holds a BA in Economics from the University of Haifa; an MSc in Economics from the joint program of the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, and the University of Haifa; an MA in Philosophy from Tel Aviv University; and a PhD in Economics from Tel Aviv University's Berglas School of Economics. Before joining the Coller School of Management, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Federmann Center for the study of Rationality and the School of Business Administration at the Hebrew University.