Members

Michael Schapira

Michael Schapira

מיכאל שפירא
Computer Science

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Research interests:

Internet Protocols and Architectures.

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Game Theory for High School

Prizes and Awards:

  • Allon Fellowship
  • Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship
  • The Wolf Foundation's Krill Prize
  • Applied Networking Research Prize
  • IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize

Grants:

  • ERC Starting Grant

Published in:

  • SIGCOMM
  • NSDI
  • STOC
  • ICML

 

 

 

 

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Moses Shayo

Moses Shayo

משה שעיו
Economics

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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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Avi Shmida

Avi Shmida

אבי (אבישי) שמידע
Biology

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Research Interests:

Evolutionary ecology; Desert and Mediterranean ecosystems; Diversity and Biogeography; Pollination Market of Bees and Flowers; Sex Types in Plants; Biology and Game Theory; Flora of Israel and the Middle East. 

Courses Taught:

  • Pollination Market and Game Theory.
  • Sex and Evolution: A rational approach to Plants and Animal

Prizes and Awards:

  • The Environment’s award of the Israeli Society for Ecology and Environmental Studies, 2014

Published in:

  • Ecology
  • Game and Economic Behavior
  • American Naturalist

 

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Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss

בנימין ווייס
Mathematics

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Research Interests: Ergodic theory, Topological Dynamics, Probability.

Awards: Rothschild Prize, 2006

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Eyal Winter

Eyal Winter

אייל וינטר
Economics

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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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Ilan Yaniv

Ilan Yaniv

אילן יניב
Psychology

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Research Interests:

Advice taking and combining opinions; Social preference; processes of negotiations

Courses Taught:

  • Simulation games and negotiations processes
  • Behavioral decision making
  • Grants:

  •  Israel Science Foundation

Published in:

  • Management Science
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychological Bulletin
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

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Shmuel Zamir

Shmuel Zamir

שמואל זמיר
Statistics

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Research Interests:

Economic theory and applications, Auctions and bidding, Bargaining, Principal-Agent problems, Inspection; Game theory and applications: Incomplete information, Common knowledge, Repeated games; Experimental interactive decision theory: Bargaining, Coalition formation, Political economy, Team games, Strategic use of information.

 

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Aviv Zohar

Aviv Zohar

אביב זהר
Computer Science

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Research Interests:

Incentives in computational protocols, Cryptocurrencies, Multi Agent Systems

Courses Taught:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Social Computing
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