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Dr. Arie Nachmias

Dr. Arie Nachmias
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The Open University of Israel The Dorothy De Rothschild Campus 1 University Road
Office:972-97781786 Fax:972-97780668 Email:aryena@openu.ac.il

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Areas Of Interest
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Markets and Financial Institutions
  • Investment Theory and Capital Markets
  • Econometrics.
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1976
B.A., Economics and Statistics, Tel Aviv University
1978
M.Sc. (cum laude), Dept. of Economics & Management, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot, Israel. Thesis: International Comparisons of Productivity in Agriculture, An Econometric Model. Advisor: Professor Yair Mundlak.
1983
Ph.D., School of Business Administration, The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Ph.D. Dissertation: An Empirical Study of The Financial Profile of Firms Participating in Merger Activity. Advisor: Professor Sol S. Shalit.
1982
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
1981
Graduate Student Award, UWM.
1976-1978
Graduate Assistant (Teaching and Research), Dept. of Economics and Management, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1979-1982
Graduate Assistant (Teaching & Research) School of Business Administration, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee .
1982-1983
Lecturer, School of Business Administration, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
1984-1986
Developing courses in Finance, The Open University of Israel.
1986-1987
Visiting Lecturer, School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1988-1990
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology.
1986-2003
Economics Area Chairman in the Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel. Responsible for academic development of courses in Finance and Economics.
1991-2009
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Business Administration, Bar- Ilan University Israel.
2004-2007
Chair, Management and Economics Department, The Open University of Israel.
2009-present
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Ariel University, Israel.
2003-present
Head of the MBA program, The Open University of Israel. Responsible for developing study programs. Activity includes writing study-materials, recruiting course coordinators and writers, engaging advisors, designing curricula' monitoring development of courses and teaching, advising students. Designing and developing the first Distance Learning MBA program in Israel.

Nachmias, A. 1981. Analysis of Marketing Decision Variables: Models With Variable Coefficients, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Working paper

Nachmias, A. 1982. Some Considerations On The Prediction of Corporate Bankruptcy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,1982. Working paper

Nachmias, A. 1984. Risk Element in Customer Evaluation, Bank Hapoalim, 1984 (Hebrew)

Nachmias, A. 1984. Conceptual Framework for Financial-Economic Analysis of Agricultural Purchasing Moshavim, Bank Hapoalim,1984 (Hebrew).

Nachmias, A. 1984. Concepts in Economics, Tel Aviv, I.D.F.

Nachmias, A. 1986. Mergers: The Financial Characteristics of Firms Involved, Working Paper no. 512/86.

1997 - Analysis of Financial Reports and Firms’ Evaluation, Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with J. Livnat, J. Bahar, & J. Kamin).

2000 - From Capital to Capital: On the Money Market, Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with D. Galai, & R. Tamary)

2003 - The Open Economy, Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with G. Ofer).

2004 - Long Term Financial Sources. Tel Aviv: Open University Press.

2004 - Advanced Financial Management Using Excel. Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with C. Levy & U. Ben-Zion).

2005 - Israel’s Money Market. Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with U. Ben Zion)

2005 - Project Management. Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with Y. Cohen & U. Ben-Zion).

2005 - Introduction to Macroeconomics: Part 1.Tel Aviv: Open University Press (with Y. Rosenberg & G. Ofer).

2006 - Multinational Business Finance. Ra’anana: Open University Press.

2007 - Balance of Payments and Foreign Capital Markets, Ra’anana: Open University Press.

2008 - Introduction to Macroeconomics: Part 2. Ra’anana: Open University Press.

2010 - Firms’ Evaluation, Capital Structure and Cost of Capital. Ra’anana: Open University Press.

2011 - Fixed Assets Management. Ra’anana: Open University Press.

2011 - Management of Working Capital. Ra’anana: Open University Press. (With Z. Lerman).

2012 - Financial Analysis: Planning and Auditing. Ra’anana: Open University Press

2015 - Financial Theory: Financial Management of Business Firms. 3rd ed. Ra’anana: Open University Press.

  • Statistics for Business Administration
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Issues & Financial Applications in the Israeli Economy
  • Investments Theory
  • Dealing Room
  • Long term Financing
  • Analysis and Evaluation of Firms’ Worth
  • Working Capital Management
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Money & Banking
  • Macroeconomics
  • 1984 - 2004 Member, Accreditation of Studies Committee; Academic Studies and Social Sciences Sub Committees
  • 2004-present Management & Economics Academic Committee
  • 2004- 2011 Industrial Engineering & Management Committee
  • 2005- 2006 Academic Activities Processes & Evaluation Committee
  • 2007- 2008 Teaching Technologies Strategic Committee
  • 1993- 2007 Employees' Mediator
  • 2009-present Founder and Chair Openuclub – The Open University Entrepreneurs and Business Club.
  • 1984- present Writing and coordinating the development of OU courses:
     Financial Theory: Financial Management of Business Firms
    Financial Analysis: Planning & Auditing
    Working Capital Management
    Managing Fixed Assets
    Long Term Financing
    Valuation, Capital Structure and Cost of Capital
    Financial Statement Analysis
    Introduction to Macroeconomics
    Capital Markets and Financial Intermediaries
    Project Management for Business Administration
    Balance of payments and foreign capital market
    Excel-Based Financial Modeling
    Multinational Financial Management of Business Firms
  • Seminar papers are a major requirement in the course of studies and enable students to focus in depth on research issues and problems. I advised hundreds of B.A and M.B.A students in their research.

 

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