Dr. David Yechiam Aharon

Senior researcher and lecturer


Dr. David Yechiam Aharon holds the position of senior researcher and lecturer at Ono Academic College. Within the institution, he serves as the deputy head of the finance specialization for both bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Additionally, he is responsible for overseeing the research budget for faculty members in the Faculty of Business Administration and instructs courses in finance and research methods.

Dr. Aharon’s research pursuits are centered on comprehending the structure and operations of financial markets, examining the efficiency of capital markets, exploring alternative investment strategies, and studying investor behavior. His contributions to the field are reflected in numerous publications in renowned international journals specializing in economics and finance, which include the Journal of Portfolio Management, Finance Research Letters, Energy Economics, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, International Review of Financial Analysis, among others.


PhD in Finance
PhD in Finance, University of Haifa, 2016.
MBA in Finance
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 2009
BA in Banking and the Capital Market
Netanya Academic College, 2006

Teaching Areas

Foundations of Finance Financial Modeling Portfolio Management Financial Markets and Institutions

Research interests

Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets Market Efficiency, Anomalies and Calendar Effects International Finance and Cross-Border Investments Behavioral Finance and Sentiment Analysis Government Interventions and Financial Markets Macroeconomic Factors and Financial Markets Market Microstructure

Selected Publications