Offer Moshe Shapir

Assistant Professor of Practice of Business and Finance



Offer Shapir is assistant professor of practice of business and finance 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

Cohen-Zada, D., Krumer, & Shapir, O. M. (2017). Testing the Effect of Serve Order in Tennis Tiebreak, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, forthcoming.

Cohen-Zada, D., Krumer, A., Rosenboim, M., & Shapir, O. M. (2017). Choking under pressure and gender: Evidence from professional tennis. Journal of Economic Psychology, 61, 176-190.‏

Zeidan, R., Galil, K., & Shapir, O. M. (2017). Do ultimate owners follow the pecking order theory? The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.‏

Zeidan, R., & Shapir, O. M. (2017). Cash conversion cycle and value-enhancing operations: Theory and evidence for a free lunch. Journal of Corporate Finance, 45, 203-219.‏

Krumer, A., Rosenboim, M., & Shapir, O. M. (2016). Gender, Competitiveness and Physical Characteristics: Evidence from professional TennisJournal of Sport Economics, 17.3, 234-259.

Galil, K., Amiram, D., Ben‐Zion, U., & Shapir, O. M. (2014). The determinants of CDS spreads. Journal of Banking and Finance 41, 271‐282.

Shavit, T., Ben‐Zion, U., Galil, K., & Shapir, O. M. (2013). Are time preferences for a risky outcome, a riskless outcome and a commodity really different? Economics Letters 118.3, 512‐514.

Ben‐Zion, U., Galil, K., & Shapir, O. M. (2012). Are Morningstar ratings global? Evidence from Israel. Journal of Wealth Management 15.3, 86‐102.



Ph.D., “Asset Pricing: Performance Ratings, Credit Ratings, and Time Preferences”
Ben Gurion University, 2013

M.A., Economics
Ben Gurion University, 2009

B.A., Economics and Computer Science
Ben Gurion University, 2006


Languages: English, Hebrew