Prof. Schwartz-Ziv is an assistant professor in the
Department of Finance at Michigan State University. She received her PhD in
Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was a research fellow at
Harvard: at the Law School's Program on Corporate Governance, the Kennedy
School, the Women and Public Policy Program, and the Safra Center for
Ethics. She has also taught at Boston University and Northeastern University.
Before beginning her academic career, Prof. Schwartz-Ziv worked in
Israel as a financial analyst at the Israel Postal Bank and as a privatization
economist at the Government Companies Authority (GCA). She was the GCA's
representative on the boards of directors of several large Israeli corporations: the
Electric Corporation, Postal Company/Postal Bank, and Coins and Medals
Prof. Schwartz-Ziv has published academic papers on boards and corporate governance in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.