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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

  • Fishman, Arthur and Avi Simhon, (2005) "Can Small Menu Costs Explain Sticky Prices?" Economics Letters 87 (2): 227-230.
  • Lee, Myoung-jae, and Kimhi, Ayal. “Simultaneous Equations in Ordered Discrete Responses with Regressor-Dependent Thresholds.” The Econometrics Journal 8 (2), July 2005, 176-196. (PDF)
  • M. Grazhdaninova and Z. Lerman, "Allocative and Technical Efficiency of Corporate Farms in Russia," Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 200-213 (March 2005).
  • R. Ruben and Z. Lerman, "Why Nicaraguan Peasants Stay in Agricultural Cooperatives," European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Vol. 78, pp. 3-19 (April 2005).
  • Tsur Y., Finkelshtain I., and Rophe. T. (2004). Auctions as Mechanisms for Land Allocation in Israel: Economic and Institutional Considerations. Land, the Journal of the Institute of the Land Policy Research, 58:52-75 (Hebrew).
  • Kan I, I. Finkelshtain. (2004) What Lies Between Environmental Justice and Political Economics. Studies in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2:71-82 (Hebrew).
  • Bar-shira Z., I. Finkelshtain and A. Simhon, (2005) "Competitive Equilibrium of an Industry with Labor Managed Firms under Risk." 2005, Journal of Rural Cooperation. , forthcoming.
  • Bar-shira Z., I. Finkelshtain and A. Simhon, (2005) "The Econometrics of Block Rate Pricing in Agriculture." 2005, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming.
  • Yair Mundlak. "Economic growth: Lessons from two centuries of American agriculture," Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. XLIII (December 2005), pp 989-1024.
  • Z. Lerman and I. Stanchin, "Agrarian Reform in Turkmenistan", in: S.Babu, ed., Policy Reforms and Agriculture Development in Central Asia, Springer, New York (2005).
  • Z. Lerman and N. Shagaida, "Land Reform and Development of Agricultural Land Markets in Russia" in: S. Brosig and H. Hockmann, eds., How Effective is the Invisible Hand? Agricultural and Food Markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 31, IAMO, Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Easter Europe, Halle (2005), pp. 269-302.
  • W. Liefert, Z. Lerman, B. Gardner, and E. Serova, "Agricultural Labor in Russia: Efficiency and Profitability", Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 412-417 (September 2005).
  • Z. Lerman and P. Schreinemachers, "Individual Farming as a Labor Sink: Evidence from Poland and Russia", Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 675-695 (December 2005).
  • A. Fleischer and A. Tchetchik. (2005) "Is Agricultural an Important Component in Rural Tourism?" Tourism Management, 26(4): 493-501.
  • A. Pizam and A. Fleischer (2005). "The Relationship between Cultural Characteristics and Preferences for Active vs. Passive Tourist Activities. Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing. 12(4): 5-26.
  • A. Fleischer (2005). The Economic Value of Open Space in Israel - A Tool for Policy Formation. In Oedzge Atzema, Piet Rietveld, and Daniel Shefer (eds.) Regions, Land Conservation and Sustainable Growth - Assessing the Impact of the Public and Private Sectors, Edwards Elgar Publications.
  • A. Fleischer and S. Buccola (2005). War, Terror and Tourism in Israel - Demand and Supply Factors, In: Pizam A. and Mansfeld Y. Tourism & Security: A Case Approach, Butterworth Heinemann (Elsevier).
  • Yair Mundlak "Economic growth: Lessons from two centuries of American agriculture," Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. XLIII (December 2005), pp 989-1024.