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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


Ziv Bar-Shira

Dr. Ziv Bar-Shira

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489140

Agricultural production under uncertainty (applications to insurance), Technological change in agriculture, Non-parametric methods in economics.

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Dizza Bursztyn

Dr. Dizza Bursztyn

Senior Teacher
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489387 | Fax: +972-(0)8-9466267
Bio-statistics, Para-clinical statistics, Design of experiments, Computer experiments.
Avraham Ebenstein

Dr. Avraham Ebenstein

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489228 | Fax +972-(0)8-9466267

Environmental economics, health economics, development economics and economic demography.


Eliyahu Feinerman

Prof. Eli Feinerman

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489148

Economics of water utilization and water policies; Agri-environmental integrated policy; Decision making under conditions of uncertainty; Counter-urbanization and development of rural areas.

aliza fleischer

Prof. Aliza Fleischer

Professor, Vice Dean for International Affairs
Yekutiel X. Federmann Chair in Hotel Management
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489144
Economics of tourism, Rural tourism, Economic value of open space & agricultural landscape.

Prof. Amir Heiman

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489143
Pre-Purchase Risk-Reduction Marketing Mechanisms, Branding and promotion of agricultural products.

Prof. Iddo Kan

Associate Professor
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489233

Environmental and natural resource economics, land-use modeling, water and waste management, political economics.



Prof. Ayal Kimhi

Associate Professor
Head of Department
Sir Henry d'Avigdor Goldsmid Professor of Agricultural Economics
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489376

The economics of family farms; Public policy in agriculture, labor markets, education and aging. Structural changes in the farm sector; Farmers' time allocation, exit and retirement decisions; Intergenerational transfers and farm succession.

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