Amir Shoham

Amir Shoham

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Finance

      • Research Professor

Biography

Dr. Amir Shoham is a Professor of finance and strategic management (International Business) at the Fox School of Business Temple University. Dr. Shoham received his Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University, Israel. He also holds an MA in economics and an MBA. In recent years Dr. Shoham’s main research area deals with the impact of linguistic gender marking on gender roles in society. His gender-related research is published in many academic journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of World Business, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, among others. He was awarded twice the SSE/WAIB Award for Increased Gender Awareness in International Business Research. In addition to teaching finance, international business, and economic courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, he has extensive experience in executive education programs in the US, Europe, and Asia. He has taught and conducted executive programs at Ben Gurion University, Israel; Hebrew University, Israel; The College of Management Academic Studies, Israel; Rutgers University, China and Singapore; Baruch College, Taiwan, China, and Singapore; The International School of Economics, Georgia; International School of Management, France; Jiao Tong University, China; Temple University, USA and Columbia. He was on the Board of Directors of two public firms, worked as a consultant with several corporate and government clients, and provided legal opinions to courts.

Research Interests

  • Impact of linguistic structures on organizations and societies in the fields of Finance, Economics, International Business, and Strategy
  • Diversity & Gender diversity
  • Financial advisors’ misconduct

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

FIN 3551

International Finance

Undergraduate

FIN 4596

Seminar in Corporate Finance

Undergraduate

IB 3551

International Finance

Undergraduate

BA 5801

Industrial Organization and Corporate Strategy

Graduate

BA 9883

Directed Reading/Study

Graduate

FIN 5001

Financial Analysis and Strategy

Graduate

Selected Publications

Recent

  • Berman, A., Mudambi, R., & Shoham, A. (2022). Linguistic structures and innovation: A behavioral approach. JOURNAL of INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT, 28(4). 10.1016/j.intman.2022.100943

  • Lee, S.M., Bazel-Shoham, O., Tarba, S.Y., & Shoham, A. (2022). The effect of economic freedom on board diversity. Journal of Business Research, 149, 833-849. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.05.076.

  • Gelman, M., Khan, Z., Shoham, A., & Tarba, S. (2021). Does local competition and firm market power affect investment adviser misconduct? Journal of Corporate Finance, 66. doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101810.

  • Shoham, A., Lee, S., Khan, Z., Tarba, S., & Ahammad, M. (2020). The effect of board gender diversity on cross-listing. Journal of Corporate Finance, 65. doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101767.

  • Bazel-Shoham, O. & Shoham, A. (2020). Rethinking Overseas Production: The Case of COVID-19‎ and Negative Externality. AIB Insights. doi: 10.46697/001c.17690.

  • Drori, I., Manos, R., Santacreu-Vasut, E., & Shoham, A. (2020). How does the global microfinance industry determine its targeting strategy across cultures with differing gender values? Journal of World Business, 55(5). doi: 10.1016/j.jwb.2019.02.004.

  • Khan, Z., Soundararajan, V., & Shoham, A. (2020). Global post-merger agility, transactive memory systems and human resource management practices. Human Resource Management Review, 30(1). doi: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2019.100697.

  • Bazel-Shoham, O., Lee, S.M., Rivera, M.J., & Shoham, A. (2020). Impact of the female board members and gaps in linguistic gender marking on cross-border M&A. Journal of World Business, 55(2), 100909-100909. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jwb.2017.10.005.

  • Shoham, A. (2019). Grammatical Gender Marking: The Gender Roles Mirror. AIB Insights. doi: 10.46697/001c.16806.

  • Gay, V., Hicks, D., Santacreu-Vasut, E., & Shoham, A. (2018). Decomposing culture: an analysis of gender, language, and labor supply in the household. Review of Economics of the Household, 16(4), 879-909. doi: 10.1007/s11150-017-9369-x.

  • Shoham, A. & Lee, S. (2018). The Causal Impact of Grammatical Gender Marking on Gender Wage Inequality and Country Income Inequality. Business and Society, 57(6), 1216-1251. doi: 10.1177/0007650317696231.

  • Drori, I., Manos, R., Santacreu-Vasut, E., Shenkar, O., & Shoham, A. (2018). Language and market inclusivity for women entrepreneurship: the case of microfinance. Journal of Business Venturing, 33(4), 395-415. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.02.002.