Prof. Nahum Biger

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Professor Nahum Biger

Canadian and Israeli citizen.

Professor Biger is a Full Professor of Management and Financial Economics.  He is associated with the Faculty of Management at the University of Haifa, in Israel, as an emeritus professor of financial economics, and with the Peres Academic Center in Rehovot, Israel.

Professor Biger was the President of the Carmel Academic Center in Haifa, Israel between 2009 and 2016. 


He obtained his PhD (doctorate degree) at York University in Toronto, Canada.  He chaired the Finance Area at York University until 1982 when he moved to the University of Haifa in Israel. Following several years at the Department of Economics, with colleagues he founded the Graduate School of Business, was the founding Dean of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Haifa in Israel, and served at that capacity for 8 years.

Professor Biger published over 70 articles in academic journals such as The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Journal of Risk and Insurance, The Journal of International Business Studies, The Journal of Economics and Econometrics and more. He also published five books and numerous consulting reports.