Offer Shapir

Assistant Professor of Practice of Economics
Offer Moshe Shapir
Assistant Professor of Practice of Economics
Email
oms1@nyu.edu
Room
Room 1130
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595142

Offer Shapir is Assistant Professor of Practice of Economics at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was adjunct lecturer at the Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He holds a PhD from Ben Gurion University.

Shapir’s research interests are empirical finance, credit risk, and behavioral finance. His selected publications include the Journal of Banking and Finance and Economics Letters.

Courses Taught

  • Calculus Workshop for Business and Economics
  • Economics of Global Business for Econ
  • Microeconomics
  • Foundations of Finance

Recent Publications

  • Gender, Competitiveness and Physical Characteristics: Evidence from professional Tennis, With Alex Krumer and Mosi Rosenboim. Journal of Sport Economics. 17.3 (2016), 234-259.
  • The determinants of CDS spreads, with Koresh Galil, Dan Amiram and Uri Ben‐Zion, Journal of Banking and Finance 41(2014), 271‐282.
  • Are time preferences for a risky outcome, a riskless outcome and a commodity really different, with Tal Shavit, Uri Ben‐Zion and Koresh Galil, Economics Letters 118.3 (2013), 512‐514.
  • Are Morningstar ratings global? Evidence from Israel, with Uri Ben‐Zion and Koresh Galil, Journal of Wealth Management 15.3 (2012), 86‐102.

Education

  • PhD, “Asset Pricing: Performance Ratings, Credit Ratings, and Time Preferences”, Ben Gurion University, 2013
  • MA, Economics, Ben Gurion University, 2009
  • BA, Economics and Computer Science, Ben Gurion University, 2006

Languages

English, Hebrew

Professor Shapir is also a faculty member at Center for Business Education and Research. For more information about the center, please visit https://research.shanghai.nyu.edu/cber