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Zvi Eckstein, Dean of the Arison School of Business

and the School of Economics at IDC Herzliya

Improving the world

Dean of Arison School of Business. Dean and founder of the School of Economics at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, the most successful start-up college in Israel and outside of the United States.



Born: Ramat Gan

Childhood: Kibbutz Yakum

Now: Herzliya



Won 7 research grants from the National Science Foundation (U.S.), 3 research grants from the Israel Science Foundation, a research grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, a research grant from the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research & Development, and a research grant from the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation. 


Deputy governor, Bank of Israel (2006-2011)



The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History

Immigration and Labor Market Mobility in Israel, 1990 to 2009

The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers


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