Dr. Sivan Frenkel

Coller School of Management
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Short Biography

Dr.  Sivan Frenkel is a  Senior Lecturer with Tenure in the Finance group and Co-Head of the Vicky and Joseph Safra Research Institute for Banking and Financial Intermediation at the Coller School of Management, Tel-Aviv University.


His research is mostly theoretic, 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.

Research Interests

Financial Economics, Information Economics, Banking

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