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The Department of Environmental Economics and Management

The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100
Fax: 08-9466267

Department Head:
Prof. Ayal Kimhi, Tel: 08-9489376

Head of the teaching program:

Dr. Iddo Kan, Tel: 08-9489233

Secretary: 
Miri Arazi, Tel: 08-9489230

Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A.  1956 Economics Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
B.Sc.  1959 Agriculture Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
M.A.   1962 Economics Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
M.Sc.  1967 Statistics University of California Berkeley
Ph.D.  1967 Agricultural   Economics University of California Berkeley

Thesis and Dissertation

Hochman, Eithan. "A Problem of Growing Inventory with Particular Reference to The Broiler Producing Firm."
University of California, Berkeley.

Awards and Honors

Best Published Research, 1978, by the Western Agricultural Economics
Association, for Firm Growth Policies Under Different Pollution
Abatement, Production and Inventory Controls.

Honorable Mention as Best Research Work, 1980, by the American
Agricultural Economics Association, for Dynamic Agricultural Systems:
Prediction and Control.

Outstanding Research Work, 1984, by the Western Agricultural Economics
Association, for Estimation of Multi-Crop Production Functions. 1982-1986.

Editorial Council of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics,1998

Paul Ivanier Chair in Management Economics, 1988.-1990

Ruth Ochberg Chair in Agricultural Economics, The Hebrew University 1992.

Award for Professional Excellence in Publication of Enduring Quality,
1993, by the American Agricultural Economics Association for "Dynamic
Agricultural Systems: Prediction and Control."

Teaching and Research Interests

Microeconomic Models for Industrial and Farming Behavior, Resource and Environmental Economics,
Agricultural Development and Technological Change and Econometrics.

Faculty Positions

1997-1998 Visiting Professor, Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Meriland.

1991-1997 Director of the Center of the Agriculture Economic Research,
Rehovot, Israel

1991-1996 Chairman, Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew
University of Jerusalem

1991-1993 Chairman of the Committee for National Research
Criteria in Agriculture. Appointed by the Agriculture Chief Scientist.

1990- Professor of Agricultural Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

1987-1988 Visiting Professor, University of Hawaii Two main research
projects: (1) Adoption of Drip Irrigation in the Sugar Cane Industry, and
(2) Optimal Harvesting of Shrimps (financed by the USDA and in cooperation
with the Oceanic Institute).

1986-1990 Director of the Phillippe Monaster Center for Economic Research.

1983-1987 Member of the Senate Promotion and Tenure Supreme Committee,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

1982-1985 Chairman of Economics, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University
of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

1982-1990 Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University
of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

1980-1981 Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley, CA, (9 months),
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (3 months).

1979-1980 Visiting Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (9 months);
University of California, Berkeley, CA (3 months).

1977-1979 Chairman, Department of Economics and Member of the Senate Academic Steering
Committee, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

1976-1982 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the
Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

1974-1976 Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

1972-1974 Visiting Staff and Project Leader in the Department of Agricultural Economics and
on the Giannini Foundation, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

1967-1972 Lecturer, Department of Economics and Member and Chairman of the
Admittance Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University,
Tel Aviv, Israel. Project Leader in Research, Center for Agricultural
Economics, Rehovot, Israel.