Contact Us

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

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Participation in Scientific Conferences, and Lectures:

2005. Society of Economic Dynamics, Annual Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, “The Mystery of Monogamy,” lecture.

2005. Hebrew University, Departmental seminar, Economics department, “The Effect of Parents' Longevity and Socio-Economic Variables on Offspring’s' Life Expectancy,” lecture.

2004. NBER Summer institute, 2004, U.S., “The Mystery of Monogamy,” lecture.

2004. Conference on ‘Economic Growth and Distribution’, Lucca, Italy, 2004, “Corruption and Openness,” lecture.

List of Publications


Published Articles:

Gould Eric, Avi Simhon and Bruce Weinberg. “ Does Parental Quality Matter? Evidence on the Transmission of Human Capital Using Variation in Parental Influence from Death, Divorce, and Family Size .” forthcoming  Journal of Labor Economics,.

Fishman, Arthur & Finkelstein, Israel & Simhon, Avi & Yacouel, Nira, "Collective brands," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2018, 59(C), pages 316-339.

Curriculum Vitae

Higher Education:

B.Sc., Mathematics and Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1984.

M.A., Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1986.

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1992.

Post-doctoral fellowship at Hebrew University, Dept. Of Economics, 1992-1994.

Academic Appointments

2003 – currently Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics and Management.