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Eyal Lahav, Senior Lecturer

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The Open University of Israel Department of Management and Economics 1 University Road P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 4353701, Israel
Office:972-9-7781928 Email:eyalla@openu.ac.il

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Areas of Interest
  • Behavioral economics
  • Behavioral finance
  • Time preferences
  • Risk preferences
  • Long term saving
  • Nudges
  • Financial communication

Eyal Lahav is an Assistant Professor at the Open University of Israel. He holds a Ph.D. Degree (2012) from the Department of Economics at Ben-Gurion University. His research focuses on behavioral economics, behavioral finance and decision making. He published his work in peer review journals such as Judgment and Decision Making; Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior; International Review of Economics & Finance.

2012
Ph.D., Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
2008
Thesis, Economics Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
2007
M.B.A., Economics and Management Department, The Open University of Israel
2004
B.A., Economics and Management Department, The Open University of Israel

Lahav, E., Benzion, U. and Shavit, T. 2010. "Subjective time discount rates among teenagers and adults: Evidence from Israel". Journal of Socio Economics, 39(4), 458-465.

Lahav, E., Benzion, U. and Shavit, T. 2011. "The effect of military service on soldiers’ time preference-Evidence from Israel". Judgment and Decision-Making, 6(2), 130-138.

Shavit ,T., Lahav, E., and Benzion, U. 2013. "Factors affecting soldiers' time preference:  A field study in Israel". Journal of Socio Economics, 44, 75-84.

Shavit, T., Lahav, E. and Shahrabani, S. 2014. "What affects the decision to take an active part in social justice protests? The Impacts of confidence in society, time preference and interest in politics". Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 52, 52-63.

Lahav, E., Shavit, T. and Benzion U. 2015. "Sweet sixteen: Changing time preferences in the transition from middle school to high school, for different scenarios". Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103(1) 22-32.

Lahav, E., Rosenboim, M. and Shavit, T. 2015. "Financial literacy's Effect on elicited subjective discount rate". Economics Bulletin, 35 (2), 1360-1368.

Shavit, T., Lahav, E. and Rosenboim, M. 2016 "Don’t fear risk, learn about it: How familiarity reduces perceived risk". Applied Economics Letters, 23 (15), 1069-1072.

Lahav, E., Shavit ,T and Benzion, U. 2016. "Can't wait to celebrate: Holiday euphoria, impulsive behavior and time preference". Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 65, 128-134.

Lahav, E., Shavit, T. and Benzion U. 2017. "Don’t Let Them Fool You: Adolescents’ Present-Orientation and Inferior Financial Understanding”. YOUNG. 26 (3), 271-289.

Benzion, U., Galil, K., Lahav, E., & Shapir, O. M. (2018). Debt composition and lax screening in the corporate bond market. International Review of Economics & Finance. 56, 178-189.

Lahav, E., Shahrabani, S., and Benzion, U. (2018) Emotions, risk perceptions and precautionary actions of citizens during a military operation using a new defence technology: The Israeli case of the Iron Dome. Defence and Peace Economics. In Press.

   

  • Financial theory
    Introduction to micro-economics
    Introduction to macro-economics
    Israel’s economics
    Investments management
    Behavioral economics
    Decision making
    Behavioral finance