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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

Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001
Fax: 08-9466267

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

Head of the teaching program:
Dr. Ohad Raveh, Tel: 08-9489373

Meital Kappach, Tel: 08-9489230

List of Publications


Oil discoveries and protectionism: Role of news effects.  (with Perez-Sebastian, F. and  van der Ploeg, F.)
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 2021, 107, 102425. Publisher's Version

Resource Windfalls and Public Debt: A Political Economy Perspective (with Yacov Tsur)
European Economic Review, 2020, Vol. 123, 103371.

Monetary Policy, Natural Resources, and Federal Redistribution
Environmental and Resource Economics, 2020, Vol. 75, pp. 585-613.

Reelection, Growth and Public Debt (with Yacov Tsur)
European Journal of Political Economy, 2020, Vol. 63, pp. 101889.

Heterogeneous Vertical Tax Externalities and Macroeconomic Effects of Federal Tax Changes: The Role of Fiscal Advantage (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian, and Yaniv Reingewertz)
Journal of Urban Economics, 2019, Vol. 112, pp. 85-110.

Federal Tax Policies, Congressional Voting, and Natural Resources (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian)
Canadian Journal of Economics, 2019, Vol. 52(3), pp. 1112-1164.

What Drives Vertical Fiscal Interactions? Evidence from the 1980 Crude Oil Windfall Act (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian)
Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2018, Vol. 73, pp. 251-268.

Input-Trade Liberalization and the Demand for Managers: Evidence from India (with Pavel Chakraborty)
Journal of International Economics, 2018, Vol. 111, pp. 159-176.

Natural Resources, Fiscal Decentralization, and Risk Sharing: Can Resource Booms Unify Nations? (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian)
Journal of Development Economics, 2016, Vol 121, pp. 38-55.

The Natural Resource Curse and Fiscal Decentralization (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian)
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, Vol. 98(1), pp. 212-230.

Capital Imports Composition, Complementarities, and the Skill Premium in Developing Countries (with Ariell Reshef)
Journal of Development Economics, 2016, Vol. 118, pp. 183-206.

Capital-Gender Complementarity
Economics Bulletin, 2015, Vol. 35(1), pp. 494-506.

An Empirical Analysis of a Regional Dutch Disease: The Case of Canada (with Elissaios Papyrakis)  
Environmental and Resource Economics, 2014, Vol. 58(2), pp. 179-198.

Dutch Disease, Factor Mobility, and the Alberta Effect - The Case of Federations
Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, Vol. 46(4), pp. 1317-1350.


Working papers / In progress

Can Resource Windfalls Reduce Corruption? The Role of Term Limits (with Yacov Tsur)
Revise and resubmit, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

The Long-Term Health Effects of Giant Oil Fields: Evidence from China (with Yan Zhang)

Resource Windfalls and Environmental Regulation: Evidence from China (with Fidel Perez-Sebastian and Yan Zhang)

Attention and Macroeconomics: Evidence from UFO Sightings (with Nathan Goldstein)