Tiomkin School of Economics, and Aaron Institute for Economic Policy, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel
IZA World of Labor role
Tiomkin School of Economics, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel
Active labor market programs, poverty and inequality, Israeli labor market
Assistant Professor, The Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo, Israel, 2012–2015; Visiting Professor, Waterloo University, Canada, 2009–2012
PhD Economics, Tel Aviv University, 2004
“Residential location, work location, and labor market outcomes of immigrants In Israel.” Econometrica 82:3 (2014): 995–1054 (with M. Buchinsky, and C. Gotlivovsky).
"Dynamic female labor supply." Econometrica 79:6 (2011): 1675–1726 (Z. Eckstein).
"Household interaction and the labor supply of married women." International Economic Review 56:2 (2015): 427–455 (with Z. Eckstein).
"Households' labor supply elasticity." Israel Economic Review 3 (2005).
"Elasticity of household labor supply." Bank of Israel Review 76 (2004).
The labor market in Israel, 2000–2016
Unlike most OECD countries, Israel experienced a major increase in both employment and participation rates over the last 15 yearsTali LaromOsnat Lifshitz, January 2018Following a decline in employment and participation rates during the 1980s and 1990s, Israel managed to reverse these trends during the last 15 years. This was accompanied by a substantial decrease in unemployment. New labor force participants are mostly from the low end of the education distribution, and many are relatively old. They entered the labor force in response to cuts in welfare payments and increases in the mandatory retirement age. Net household income for all population groups has increased due to growth in labor income; however, inequality between households has increased.MoreLess