Ph.D, The University of Chicago



Department of Public Policy
Tel-Aviv University (2000 to the present).


Research Fellow, CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research),

London, England (1993-2016).


Faculty Research Fellow, NBER (National Bureau for Economic Research),

Cambridge, Massachusetts (1997-2002).


Recipient of Tel-Aviv University's "Outstanding Teacher Award"

for Social Sciences (2004).

Areas of Specialization


Economic Growth and Development

International Trade

Israel Economy


President and founder, Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research
Jerusalem (2015-present).


Executive Director, Taub Center for Social Policy Research in Israel
Jerusalem (2008-2015).


Named “Person of the Year”

by the Calcalist newspaper (2010).


Among the 100 most influential people in Israel

by the Haaretz-TheMarker newspaper (2010, 2012, 2019).