Economics Department
Pomona College
Carnegie Hall, Room 208
Claremont, CA 91711

Office: (909) 607-8849
Cell: (646) 784-2534

Email: michelle.zemel@pomona.edu

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Education

Ph.D., Finance, 2012
M.Phil., Finance, 2010
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University

M.A., Statistics, 2006
Tel Aviv University

B.A., Mathematics, 1999
Northwestern University

Research Interests

Banking, Risk Management, Financial Institutions, Information in Markets

Working Papers

“Information Content of Loan Growth in Banks”

“Friendship Matters Less on a Rainy Day: Firm Outcomes and Relationship Bank Health” (with Manisha Goel)

“Are Bond Markets a Solution Only for the Elite Few? Evidence from Four U.S. Crises” (with Manisha Goel)

“The Short Term Effects of the Liberalization of the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Stock Returns” (with Sally Zhang)

“Common Factors Driving Entrepreneurship and IPO Decline” (with Manisha Goel)

Teaching Experience

Pomona College Department of Economics

Corporate Finance

Economic Statistics

Advanced Topics in Banking

Principles of Microeconomics

Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Foundations of Finance (undergraduate core course)
Summer Session, 2009
Instructor Evaluation: 6.6 / 7.0
Course Evaluation: 6.6 / 7.0
– Letter of Commendation for Ph.D. Teaching Excellence, 2009 (awarded based on outstanding ratings at Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University)
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Honors and Awards

Wig Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching, Pomona College, 2016

Letter of Commendation for Ph.D. Teaching Excellence, 2009

Stern School of Business Fellowship, 2007-2012

FMA Doctoral Consortium, 2011

References

Prof. Yakov Amihud
Ira Leon Rennert Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
New York University
44 West 4th Street, Suite 9-58
New York, NY 10012
yamihud@stern.nyu.edu

Prof. Anthony Saunders
John M. Schiff Professor of Finance
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
New York University
44 West 4th Street, Suite 9-190
New York, NY 10012
asaunder@stern.nyu.edu

Prof. Kose John
Charles William Gerstenberg Professor of Banking and Finance
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
New York University
44 West 4th Street, Suite 9-190
New York, NY 10012
kjohn@stern.nyu.edu

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