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Maya Waisman

Business faculty - Maya Waisman

Associate Professor
Finance and Business Economics
Joined Fordham: 2007

General Information:
45 Columbus Avenue, Room 623,
New York, NY 10023



Maya Waisman is an associate professor of finance at the Gabelli School of Business, where she joined the faculty after completing her PhD in finance at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests include empirical corporate finance, financial intermediation, international equity offerings, fixed-income securities and CEO compensation. She teaches Investments and Security Analysis and Corporate Financial Policy, and she has received awards for both research and teaching.


  • PhD: Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Master's: MSc Economics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and the University of Haifa, Israel
    MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Bachelor's: BA Economics, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Research Interests

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Equity Offerings
  • Executive Compensation