Professor Ayal Kimhi


Professor Ayal Kimhi is the Vice President and head of research at the Shoresh Institution and the Sir Henry d'Avigdor Goldsmid Professor in Agricultural Economics at the Hebrew University.  He is the former deputy director and head of research at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies.


Professor Kimhi received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.  His research spans the fields of labor economics, family economics, applied econometrics, agricultural economics, and development economics.  He has held visiting positions at the Universities of Maryland, Yale, Pennsylvania, Nagoya, Leuven and Sydney and has published more than 40 articles in refereed academic journals.