Professor Dan Ben-David

Dan Ben-David

Professor Dan Ben-David (Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago) founded and heads the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research and is a senior faculty member in the Department of Public Policy at Tel-Aviv University. He is the former executive director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies. Professor Ben-David was named “Person of the Year” by the Calcalist newspaper and was included three times in the TheMarker newspaper’s annual list of Israel’s 100 most influential people (most recently in December 2019). His academic research placed him among the ten most cited economists in Israel (and among the 1,000 most cited academic economists in the world) during the years 1990-2000. Professor Dan Ben-David has twice received Tel-Aviv University’s “Best Teacher Award” in the Social Sciences.

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