Efraim Benmelech

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Research Interests

Professor Benmelech’s research interests are in the field of credit markets where he studies financial contracting, financial crises, securitization, bankruptcy and financial distress. He also writes extensively on the economics of terrorism and economic history.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Finance, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 2005

MBA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 2001

Economics and Business Administration, BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Credit Markets
  • Economic History
  • Financial Contracting


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