Koresh Galil ,PhD

 

Senior Lecturer of Finance,

Head of Accounting Program,

Economics Department,

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

Tel: +972-8-647-2310

Fax: +972-8-647-2941

E-Mail: galilk@bgu.ac.il

 

 

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Office Address:

Department of Economics

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

P.O. Box 653

Beer-Sheva 8410501, Israel

 

Office Location:

Marcus Campus, Building 72, Room 455

 

CV | Research | Teaching

Research

Publication

1.           To Decrease or Not to Decrease: The Impact of Zero and Negative Interest Rates on Investment Decisions, with Lior David-Pur and Mosi Rosenboim, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economic  87 (2020), 101571. [Aricle]

2.           Predicting default more accurately: to proxy or not to proxy for default?, with Neta Gilat, International Review of Finance 19 (4) (2019), 731-758. [Aricle]

3.           Debt composition and lax screening in the corporate bond market, with Uri Ben-Zion, Eyal Lahav and Offer Shapir, International Review of Economics and Finance 56 (2018), 178-189. [Article]

4.            Do ultimate owners follow the pecking order theory, with Offer Shapir and Rodrigo Zeidan, Qurterly Review of Economics and Finance 67 (2018), 45-50. [Article]

5.            Using Merton model: an empirical assessment of alternatives, with Zvika Afik and Ohad AradJournal of Empirical Finance 35 (2016), 43-67. [Article]

6.           The (un)informative value of credit rating announcements in small markets, with Zvika Afik and Itai Feinstein, Journal of Financial Stability 14 (2014)66-80.

7.            Rating Shopping and Rating Inflation in Israel, with Inna BaklayarInternational Review of Financial Analysis 33 (2014), 270-280. [Article]

8.            The determinants of CDS spread, with Offer Shapir, Dan Amiram and Uri Ben-Zion, Journal of Banking and Finance 41 (2014), 271-282. [Article]

9.            Are time preferences for a risky outcome, a riskless outcome and a commodity really different, with Tal Shavit, Offer Shapir and Uri Ben-Zion, Economics Letters 118 (2013), 512–514, [Article]

10.       Are Morningstar Ratings Global? Evidence from Israel, with Uri Ben-Zion and Offer Shapir, Journal of Wealth Management 15.3 (2012), 86-102.

11.       Good news, bad news and rating announcements: an empirical investigation, with Gil Soffer, Journal of Banking and Finance 35 (2011), 3101-3119. [Article]

12.       A reexamination of value creation through strategic alliances, with Uri Ben-Zion, Mosi Rosenboim and Hadas ShabtayInternational Journal of Banking Accounting and Finance 3, Nos. 2/3 (2011), 133-154. [Article]

13.       The performance of mutual funds ratings in Israel, with Offer Shapir and Uri Ben-Zion, Economic Quarterly 57.4, (2010), 418-448.

14.      Unobserved heterogeneity and the term-structure of default, Advances in Financial Economics 12 (2007), 311-344.

Working papers

15.       Why are swap spreads negative? Evidence from the European market, with Lior David-Pur and Mosi Rosenboim

16.       Too-Big-To-Fail and modeling bank distress, with Margalit Samuel and Offer Shapir

Unpublished paper

1.            The quality of corporate credit ratings: an empirical analysis. [Article]

 

 

Teaching

·      Corporate Finance A – undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Corporate Finance B – undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Empirical Finance – graduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Fixed Income - graduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Fixed Income – MBA - Tel-Aviv University

·      Corporate Finance – undergraduate – New York University Shanghai

·      Debt Instruments and Markets – undergraduates – New York University Shanghai

·      Price Theory  (Microeconomcis) B – undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University

 

·      Foundations of Accounting – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv Academic College

·      Foundations of Economics – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv University

·      Foundations of Finance – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv Academic College

·      Foundations of Finance – MBA – Tel-Aviv University

·      Introduction to Economics A (Micro) – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv University

·      Introduction to Economics B (Macro) – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv University

·      Microeconomics B – undergraduate – Tel-Aviv University

·      Options and Futures – undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Options and Futures – MBA - Tel-Aviv University

·      Price Theory (Microeconomcis) A – undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University

·      Seminar in Empirical Finance  - undergraduate - Ben-Gurion University