1997 - 1999

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

Secretary: 
Meital Kappach, Tel: 08-9489230

Publications

  • I. Finkelshtain & Y. Kislev - Prices versus Quantities: The Political Perspective. Journal of Political Economy, No. 1, Vol. 105, Feb. 1997. pp., 83-100.
  • D. Larson & Y. Mundlak - On the Intersectoral Migration of Agricultural Labor. The University of Chicago, 1997.
  • Y. Mundlak and H. Huang - International Comparisons of Cattle Cycles, Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 78 (November, 1996): 855-868.
  • Y. Mundlak - On the Aggregate Agricultural Supply, in: Papers in Honor of D. Gale Johnson, The Economics of Agriculture, Volume 2, John M. Antle & Daniel A. Sumner (eds.), The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 101-120, 1996.
  • Y. Plessner & Eli Feinerman - On the Economics of Irrigation with Saline Water: A Dynamic Analysis, Natural Resource Modeling, Volume 9, Number 3, Summer 1995. pp. 255-276.
  • P. Zusman, Informational Imperfections in Water Resource Systems and the Political Economy of Water Supply and Pricing in Israel, in Decentralization and Coordination of Water Resource Management, D.D. Parker & Y. Tsur (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers (1997), pp. 133-154.
  • D. Yaron, The Israel Water Economy: An Overview, in Decentralization and Coordination of Water Resource Management, D.D. Parker & Y. Tsur (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers (1997), pp. 9-22.
  • Z. Bar-Shira, Israel Finkelshtain, Nonparametric Analysis of Pooled Production Data, Economics Letters, 55 (1997), pp. 173-178.
  • A. Kimhi, Intergenerational Succession in Small Family Businesses: Borrowing Constraints and Optimal Timing of Succession, in: Small Business Economics, 9 (1997), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 309-318.
  • Z. Lerman, Experience with Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in the Former Soviet Union, in: Agricultural Privatisation, Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe, Johan F.M. Swinnen, Allan Buckwell, Erik Mathijs (eds.), (1997), Ashgate, Aldershot, Brookfield, U.S.A., Singapore, Sydney. pp. 311-332.
  • C. Csaki & Z. Lerman, Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in East Central Europe and CIS in the 1990s: Expectations and Achievements After The First Five Years, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 24, No. 3-4 (1997), pp. 428-452.
  • C. Csaki & Z. Lerman, Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in East Central Europe and CIS in the 1990s: Expectations and Achievements After The First Five Years, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 24, No. 3-4 (1997), pp. 428-452.
  • Z. Lerman, Land Reform in Uzbekistan, in: Land Reform in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Stephen K. Wegren (ed)., (1997), Chapter 6, pp. 136-161.
  • Z. Lerman, Land Reform in Turkmenistan, in: Land Reform in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Stephen K. Wegren (ed)., (1997), Chapter 7, pp. 162-185.
  • C. Csaki & Z. Lerman, Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Hungary during the 1990s, , in: Land Reform in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Stephen K. Wegren (ed)., (1997), Chapter 10, pp.224-261.
  • Y. Tsur & A. Dinar, The Relative Efficiency and Implementation Costs of Alternative Methods for Pricing Irrigation Water, In: The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, (1997), pp. 243-262.
  • C. Csaki & Z. Lerman, Land Reform in Ukraine Slow Progress, in: Societyand Economy in Central and Eastern Europe, Quarterly Journal of Budapest University of Economic Sciences. 1997/4. pp. - 46-70.
  • A. Kimhi, Off-Farm Work Participation of Israeli Farm Couples: The Importance of Farm Work Participation Status, in: Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 44, No. 4, December 1996, pp. 481-490.
  • Y. Tsur & A. Zemel, Pollution Control in an Uncertain Environment, in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, No. 22, 1998, pp. 967-97.
  • Y. Kislev, Ran Mosenson - An Economist's Legacy, in: The Economic Quarterly, Anno. 45, Number 2, July, 1998. pp. 413-430. (Hebrew).
  • A. Kimhi - Institutional Environment, Ideological Commitment, and Farmers' Time Allocation: The Case of Israeli Moshavim, in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 47, No. 1, October 1998, pp. 27-44.
  • Z. Lerman - Does Land Reform Matter? Some Experiences from the Former Soviet Union, in: European Review of Agricultural Economics, 25 (1998), pp. 307-330.
  • E. Brill, E. Hochman & D. Zilberman - Allocation and Pricing at the Water District Level, in Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 79 (August 1997), pp. 952-963.
  • Z. Lerman - Agriculture in Transition: Land Reform in Former Socialist Countries, in: Contemporary Economic Issues, Y. Mundlak (ed.), International Economic Association, Vol. 2: Labour, Food and Poverty. IEA conference Volume No. 122., pp. 193-209.
  • Y. Mundlak, D. Larson & A. Crego - Agricultural Development: Issues, Evidence and Consequences, in: Contemporary Economic Issues, Y. Mundlak (ed.), International Economic Association, Vol. 2: Labour, Food and Poverty. IEA conference Volume No. 122., pp. 149-172.
  • Y. Kislev, G. Rosenthal - The Watershed, in The Economic Quarterly, Anno 46, No. 1, May, 1999, pp. 106-135. (Hebrew).
  • Z. Lerman - Land Reform and Farm Restructuring: What Has Been Accomplished to Date?, In: American Economic Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, May 1999. pp. 271-275.
  • C. Pesquin, A. Kimhi & Y. Kislev - Old Age Security and Inter-Generational Transfer of Family Farms, In: European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 26(1), 1999, pp. 19-37.
  • Z. Lerman - New Farm Structures in the FSU: Has Efficiency Begun to Change?, In: Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 5 (1999), pp. 236-246.
  • Z. Lerman - Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Ukraine, In: Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 46, No. 3, May-June, 1999, pp. 42-55.
  • A. Kimhi - Estimation of an Endogenous Switching Regression Model with Discrete Dependent Variables: Monte-Carlo Analysis and Empirical Application of Three Estimators, In: Empirical Economics, 24 Springer-Verlag, 1999, pp. 225-241.
  • A. Kimhi - On the Tradeoff Between Computational Simplicity and Asymptotic Properties in Multivariate Probit, In: Computational Economics, 13, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 93-101, 1999.
  • A. Kimhi & R. Bollman - Family Farm Dynamics in Canada and Israel: The Case of Farm Exits, In: Agricultural Economics, 21, Elsevier Science, pp. 69-79, 1999.
  • A. Kimhi & R. Lopez - A Note on Farmers' Retirement and Succession Considerations: Evidence from a Household Survey, In: Journal Of Agricultural Economics, 50, No. 1, pp. 154, 162, January, 1999.
  • D. Yaron, &. Bachmat, R. Wallach, S. Meyers, N. Haruvi - Use of Desalinated Groundwater and Treated Wastewater. Water and Irrigation, No. 393, Tel-Aviv, July, 1999. (Hebrew).
  • Z. Bar-Shira & I. Finkelshtain - Simple Nonparametric Tests of Technological Change: Theory and Application to U.S. Agriculture, in: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 81, pp. 850-864 (November, 1999).
  • A. Kimhi - Double-Hurdle and Purchase-Infrequency Demand Analysis: A Feasible Integrated Approach, in: European Review of Agricultural Economics, Oxford University Press and Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 26(4), pp. 425-442 (1999).
  • Y. Mundlak, D.F. Larson, R. Butzer - Rethinking Within and Between Regression: The Case of Agricultural Production Functions, Annales D'Economie et de Statistique 55-56, pp. 475-501 (Sept/Dec. 1999).