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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

PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100
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

Curriculum Vitae

Education
Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1957

M.A. Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, 1956

B.S. (Highest Honors) Agricultural Economics,
University of California at Davis, 1953

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1957-70 Instructor to Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics

1970-91 Ruth Hochberg Professor of Agricultural Economics

1991- Professor (Emeritus) of Agricultural Economics (Early retirement)

1965-73 Head, Department of Agricultural Economics

1972-74 Dean, Faculty of Agriculture

1968-85 Director of Research, The Center for Agricultural Economics Research

2000 - Chairman, The Center for Agricultural Economics Research

Other universities
1961-63 Visiting Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Berkeley

1966-67 Visiting Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago

1974-76 Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University

1978-97 F.H. Prince Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago

Research positions
1963(summer) Research Associate, Economics, MIT,

1972 Consultant, Development Research Center, The World Bank.

1973 Visiting Fellow, CORE, Louvain, Belgium

1976-92 Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.

1990-1995 Advisory Board, Institute for Policy Reform, Washington D.C.

1980-2001 Research consulting to the World Bank

2003 - Research Fellow, Rural Development Research Consortium (University of California, Berkeley) 

Other Assignments in Israel
1964-74 Consultant to the Ministry of Agriculture and a member of research committees of the 
National Council for Research and Development

1977-88 President, Israel Foundation Trustees