Dr. Shimon Kogan is a Senior Lecturer (with tenure) of Finance at Arison School of Business at the IDC. Dr. Kogan holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Finance from Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, California, and a BA from Tel Aviv University.
He is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at MIT Sloan School of management. Perviously, he was on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Austin, and Wharton. He held a number of investment management positions and consulted hedge funds.
His research focuses on behavioral finance with application to asset pricing. He is interested in understanding how information is processed in markets and his approach is interdisciplinary, integrating tools and insights from both psychology and computer science. Dr. Kogan's research appeared in some of the profession's top journals such as the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Finance, and the American Economic Review.