Eran Yashiv

Faculty member of the Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University

Prof. Yashiv is a faculty member of the Eitan Berglas School of Economics at Tel Aviv University. He is a macroeconomist, mostly interested in issues relating to the labor market. His research spans a number of themes, including search and matching in the labor market (which was the major topic of his work in recent years), the labor market and financial markets, immigration issues and exchange rate economics.

In the years 2012 and 2013, Prof. Yashiv was Chair of the Public Policy Department at Tel Aviv University. In 2013 he founded the Center for Regulation Policy at Tel Aviv University and was its first Director. He is currently the head of the Economics and National Security program at the INSS.

Professor Yashiv has been a visiting faculty member at MIT (1991), NYU (1992, 1994, 2003), HEC (1994-2001) and the LSE (2003-2006, 2017).

He is a research fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) in University College, London and at IZA, Bonn.

In recent years, Prof. Yashiv has been a consultant to the Bank of England and to the Bank of Israel on issues regarding labor markets. These were projects involving both academic, empirical work and policy prescriptions.

Prof. Yashiv was involved in other policy related activity: as Academic Director of the Sapir Forum for Economic Policy (2012-2014) and as head of the Economics Program at the Taub Center (2010-2013); he was the head of the Macroeconomics team at the 17th annual Caesarea conference (2009), and has been a consultant to the Ministry of the Economy. In the context of Israeli economic policy issues he has published numerous OpEd pieces in Haaretz, The Marker, and Globes.

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