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Momi Dahan
January 2017

 

Contact information
Tel: 972-2-5883709
Fax: 972-2-5880047
E-mail: momi.dahan@mail.huji.ac.il
Web site: http://public-policy.huji.ac.il/eng/staff-in.asp?id=5


Education
Ph.D. Economics. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996 
M.A.Economics and Business Administration. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1989.
B.A. Economics and Business Administration. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1987.


Previous and present positions
2002-Present- Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2011-2014, Head, School of Public Policy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2002-2015: Senior Fellow, Israel Democracy Institute 
2006 (April): Visiting Scholar, Center for Economic Studies (CES)
1999-2001: Senior Economic Advisor to the Director General, Ministry of Finance
1989-1999: Senior Economist, Research Dept., Bank of Israel (on leave 1997-99).
1998-1999: A consultant in the Inter-American Development Bank, OCE.
1997: A consultant in the International Monetary Fund, Monetary Department.
1993: Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, MIT, Cambridge MA, USA.

Academic positions

2016-present: Member of the Scientific Committee on Social Mobility, Yad Hanadiv and Rashi Foundation
2013-present: Board Member of Sapir Forum
2002-present: Council Member of the Israel Economic Association
2003-Present-Editorial Board, Israel Economic Review.
2006-Present: Research Fellow, Center for Economic Studies (CES), Munich Germany.

Areas of Research: Public Economics, Income Inequality and Macroeconomics

Areas of Teaching: Public Economics, Income Inequality and Macroeconomics
Elected as an outstanding lecturer in 1993, 2007, 2010 and 2012.


Public Positions
2015- Head of steering committee of current indicators in characterizing municipalities, Central Bureau of Statistics.
2015- Head of advisory committee on index of municipalities economic resilience, interior Minisrty
2015- Member of Military-Society Forum headed by the IDF Chief of Staff
2013- Member of public committee: selecting the board members of Kupat Holim Meuhedet
2009–2011: Member of an advisory forum to the Finance Minister
2006-2011: Member in the advisory board of the Israel Antitrust Authority
2006-2008: Member of a public committee on competition in telecommunication market (Grunau Committee)
2003: Member of a public committee on income support structure (Kama Committee)
2000: Member of an internal committee on reforming the R&D law (Vernia Committee)
1999-2000: Coordinator of a public committee on income tax (Ben-Bassat Committee)
1997: Member of a public committee on residence-based tax credits (Tal Committee)

Grants and honors
2008: Falk Institute (grant)
2006: Falk Institute (grant)
2005-6: The Israeli Water Authority (grant)
2004-5: Minerva Center for Human Rights (grant) 
2003-4: The Ministry of Labor (grant)
1996: Gahton award for young researchers


Referee for
American Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Public Economic Theory, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Economic Growth, Economic Development and Cultural Change, European Economic Review, Economica, Applied Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Israel Economic Review, The United States-Israel BARD, Economic Quarterly (Hebrew), Bank of Israel Economic Review (Hebrew), Social Security: Journal of Welfare and Social Security Studies (Hebrew), Megamot (Hebrew).

Op-ed
2004-2012: Columnist in IDF Public Radio (The Economic Program)
2001-2003: Columnist for Haaretz

Prizes and Awards
1996: Gahton award for young researchers