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Stern School of Business
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Zur Shapira


William Berkley Professor of Management

  Recent Honors and Awards:
  • Distinguished Paper Award, Business and Policy Division, Academy of management, Anaheim, CA., August 2008.

  • Best paper award, Israel Strategy Conference, December 2007.

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Visiting Scholar, September, 2006.

  • Executive programs, Stern School of Business: Excellence in teaching award, June 2006 & June 2004.

  • William Berkley Professor of Entrepreneurship, Stern School of Business, New York Univ., Sept. 2001-Current.

  • Rockefeller Foundation's Study Center (Bellagio, Italy), Summer Residence, 2000.
  Recent Grants:
  • Kauffman Foundation: “Harnessing the entrepreneurial spirit: Investment in technology-based entrepreneurial ventures and subsequent corporate performance.” With G. Dushnitsky. 2008-2009.

  • Kauffman Foundation: “Assessing the economic impact of social ventures.” With A. Prado and J. Robinson, 2005-06.

  • Kauffman Foundation: “Entrepreneurial spin-offs: A comparative analysis of firm evolution within a high-tech industry,” 2005-06.
  Recent Keynote Addresses:
  • December 2007: First Israel Strategy Conference.

  • April 2002: CNH Capital, Chicago.

  • Oct 2001: University of Poitiers, France.

  • Nov 2000: Conference Board of Canada, Featured speaker. Ottawa, Ontario.

  • May 2000: AON Insurance Company, New York.

  • Jan 2000: Center for the study of Financial Innovation, London, England.
  Media Appearances and Quotations:
  • Seattle Times:” Staying calm when the market gets anxious.” March 27, 2007.

  • Realtor Magazine: “Calculated risk.” August 1, 2006.

  • National Public Radio, Day to Day: “Risk taking,” March 3, 2006.

  • NBC Today Show: “Lessons learned from Game Show Contestants,” March 10, 2006.

  • KLO Radio, Salt Lake City: “Risk taking in business today.” January 24, 2006.

  • Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2006. “”Why game shows have economists glued to their TVs.”

  • Inc. Magazine, May 2003. “Risk Management for Risky Times.”

  • Haaretz, July 2002. “Investor behavior.”