Economics

Elchanan Ben-Porath

Elchanan Ben-Porath

אלחנן בן-פורת
Economics
benporat@math.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:

Game Theory

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Yaniv Dover

Yaniv Dover

יניב דובר
Economics
yaniv.dover@mail.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:

 social networks, social dynamics, online communities, digital marketing, online reviews, online platforms, diffusion of innovation.

Courses Taught:

  • Marketing Research Methods
  • Digital Social Networks

Grants

  • ISF personal grant
  • Yale Whitebox grant

Published in: 

  • American Economic Review
  • Marketing Science
  • Physical Review B
  • Journal of Consumer Research 

Awards

  • Abe Gray Research Excellence
  • Wharton CAI fellowship
  • Center for Complexity Science Scholarship
  • Teaching Excellence
  • Golda Meir fellow
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Alex Gershkov

Alex Gershkov

אלכס הרשקוב
Economics
alex.gershkov@mail.huji.ac.il
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Research Interests:

Mechanism design, information economics, game theory.

Courses Taught:

  • Topics in Mechanism Design
  • Information economics

Grants:

  • Israel Science Foundation
  •  German-Israel Foundation

Published in:

  • American Economic Review
  • Econometrica
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Review of Economic Studies

 

 

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Ori Heffetz

Ori Heffetz

אורי חפץ
Economics
ori.heffetz@mail.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:

Behavioral economics; empirical research (survey-based, experimental, administrative data); household behavior; macroeconomic indicators and well-being measurement; expectations and beliefs; survey methodology; psychological, social, and cultural aspects of economic behavior; social status and expenditure visibility; economic policy.

Courses Taught:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Israeli economy and business
  • behavioral economics
  • microeconomics

Published in:

  • American Economic Review
  • American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
  • American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
  • American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Journal of the European Economic Association

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eugene_kandel

Eugene Kandel

יבגני קנדל
Economics
Business
eukand@gmail.com

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Research Interests:

Financial intermediaries and markets; Corporate finance.

Courses Taught:

Corporate Finance

Published in:

  • Journal of Political Economy

  • Quarterly Journal of Economics

  • Journal of Finance

  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Review of Financial Studies

Professor Eugene Kandel is the co-Chairman of Start-Up Nation Policy Institute (SNPI) which aims to promote strategy and economic policies to ensure that Israel maintains its leadership position in technological innovation and leverages its position to generate value for its citizens. Professor Kandel is the former CEO of Start-Up Nation Central, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening Israel’s innovation ecosystem and connecting business, government, and NGO leaders from all over the world to the Israeli  people and technologies that can help them solve their most pressing  problems.  

Between 2009 and 2015 Professor Kandel served as the Head of the Israel National Economic Council and as the Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and played a central role in all the government’s major economic policy decisions.  Kandel is the Emil Spyer Professor of Economics and Finance at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He holds a BA and an MA from the Hebrew University, and an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Professor Kandel’s primary areas of academic expertise are Financial Markets and Financial Intermediaries, and his research has been published in world-leading finance and economic journals. His research  was instrumental in the 1997 redesign of the Nasdaq trading rules.

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Ilan Kremer

Ilan Kremer

אילן קרמר
Center Director
Economics
Business
ikremer@huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:  

Information economics, Financial economics, Game theory

Courses Taught: 

  • Finance

  • Information Economics

Prizes and Awards:

Yoram Ben Porat prize, UWFC best paper

Grants: 

  • ERC

  • ISF

  • BSF

  • NSF

Published in:

  •  American Economic Review

  • Journal of Political Economy

  • Econometrica
  • Review of Economic Studies
  • Journal of Finance
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Jeffrey  Mensch

Jeffrey Mensch

ג'פרי מנש
Economics
jeffrey.mensch@mail.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:

Microeconomic Theory, Information Economics, Game Theory.

Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Microeconomics,
  • מחירים ב
  • Game Theory

Grants

ISF #798/18, ILS 112,435, ISF #2372/21, ILS 169,500

Published in

Journal of Economic Theory

 

 

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Motty Perry

Motty Perry

מוטי פרי
Economics
M.M.Perry@warwick.ac.uk

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Research Interests:

Game Theory; Mechanism Design; Contract Theory; Auction

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Assaf Romm

Assaf Romm

אסף רום
Economics
assaf.romm@mail.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests

Market design and matching theory.

Courses Taught:

  • Market Design
  • Topics in Market Design
  • Auctions: Theory and Practice

Grants:

  • BSF
  • ISF

Published in:

  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Games and Economic Behavior
  • Management Science
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Moses Shayo

Moses Shayo

משה שעיו
Economics
mshayo@huji.ac.il

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Research Interests: 

Political economy, Social identity. 

Courses Taught:

  • Price Theory
  • Economics, War, and Peace
  • Social Identity and Economic Policy

Grants:

  • ERC starting grant

Published in:

  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • American Political Science Review
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Econometrica
  • American Journal of Political Science
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Eyal Winter

Eyal Winter

אייל וינטר
Economics
eyal.winter@mail.huji.ac.il

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Research Interests:

Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, the Design of Incentives, Contract Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory. 

Courses Taught:

  • Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Contract Theory

Prizes and Awards:

  • The Humboldt Prize

Grants:

  • ISF

  • DFG
  • GIF
  • Volkswagen

Published in:

  • American Economic Review

  • Econometrica

  • Review of Economic Studies
  • American Political Science Review
  • Journal of Economic Theory

Eyal Winter is the Silverzweig Professor of Economics at the Center for the Study of Rationality of the Hebrew University and  the Andrews and Elizabeth Brunner Professor of Economics at Lancaster University, specializing in Behavioral Economics, Decision-Making and Game Theory. He is the former head of the Rationality Center and of the Economics department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was awarded the Humboldt Prize for excellence in research by the German government in 2011. He is an elected council member of the International Game Theory Society, and an elected fellow of the Economic Theory Society. He held senior positions at Washington University, University of Manchester and the European University Institute, and was invited to present his research works at more than 160 universities in 30 countries. His book "Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational than We Think" appeared in nine languages, and was endorsed by seven Nobel laureates. Winter published in leading journals in Economics and Social Sciences including Econometrica, AER, ReStud, APSR, JET, Management Science, Psy Science. His press essays appeared in Time Magazine, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Guardian, the Independent, Jewish Chronicle and more.  He has advised governments, corporations and NGOs on behavioral economics, game theory and decision-making.

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