Prof. Eugene Kandel is the CEO of Start-Up Nation Central. He holds a BA and an MA from the Hebrew University, and an MBA and a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. He is an Emil Spyer Professor of Economics and Finance at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Prof Kandel’s primary area of academic expertise is Financial Markets, Financial Intermediaries and Corporate Governance. His research was published in the world leading Finance and Economics journals. Prof. Kandel is a member of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University, a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy and Research in London, and a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute, and served as Editor and Associate Editor of several leading Finance journals.