Scholars 2016

Present - Combatting Poverty

AZARY VIESEL Sagit

AZARY VIESEL Sagit

Tel Aviv University, Department of Public Policy

"The Middle Class in Developed Countries, between Mobility and Vulnerability"

BERMAN Yonatan

BERMAN Yonatan

Tel Aviv University, School of Physics and Astronomy

“Stochastic Modeling of Inequality in Complex Financial and Economic Systems”

BRAND LEVI Aila

BRAND LEVI Aila

Ben Gurion University, Faculty of Business and Management

“Dynamics of Change in Poverty Dimensions among Service Users of the Social Welfare Departments Through Time”

GARCÍA Jorge Luis

GARCÍA Jorge Luis

University of Chicago, Department of Economics

“Parental Allocation of Resources Across Children: Differential Treatment, Sharing, and Welfare Consequences”

 

Jorge Luis García is an applied microeconomist mainly interested in family economics, human capital, and socio-economic inequality. He is also interested in program evaluation and microeconometrics.

García's research aims to understand how family investment early in the life of children and market structures determine skills, long-term socio-economic outcomes and cross-sectional inequality.

Peer-reviewed Publications

1. The Price of Fringe Benefits when Formal and Informal Labor Markets Coexist (with David Argente). 2015. IZA Journal of Labor Economics 3:14

2. Why Do Formal Credit, Informal Credit, and both Types of Credits Coexist as Consumer Choices? (with Víctor Carreón and Sonia Di Giannatale). 2015. Economics Bulletin 35:1

Not Peer-reviewed Publications

1. Early Childhood Education (with Sneha Elango, James J. Heckman, and

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HERZBERG-DRUKER Efrat

HERZBERG-DRUKER Efrat

Tel Aviv University, Department of Labor Studies

Family Matters: The Effect of Demographic Changes in Family Patterns on Rising Income Inequality”

LAVEE Einat

LAVEE Einat

University of Haifa, School of Social Work

“Establishing a Qualitative Tool for Measuring and Understanding Poverty in Israel and in Comparative Perspective”