Prof. Elise S. Brezis

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Head, The Aharon Meir Center for Banking
Prof. Elise S. Brezis
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Elites, Higher Education, Population Economics, Economic Development, Growth, Israeli Economy

Publications

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PUBLICATIONS BY TOPIC

 

PUBLICATIONS BY DATE

 

" Social Mobility At the Top And The Higher Education System " , ( with Joël Hellier ) , April 2017.

 

" Legal Conflicts of Interest OF The Revolving Door "  , April 2017 .

 

"Measuring conflcts of interest: a revolving door indicator", (with Joël Cariolle), Febuary 2015.

 

“Endogenous fertility with a sibship size effect”, (with Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira), March 2014.

 

"Geography, Economics and Political Systems: a Bird’s Eye View", (with Thierry Verdier), CESifo DICE Report, 2014

 

"Population and Economic Growth: Ancient and Modern", (with Warren Young), European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2014.

 

"Social Mobility at the Top: Why Are Elites Self-Reproducing?", (with Joël Hellier), working paper, December 2013.

 

"Mobility of Students and Quality of Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis of the “Unified Brain Drain” Model", (with Ariel Soueri), working paper, August 2013.

 

"Promiscuous Elites, the Revolving Door, and Economic Growth", working paper, July 2013.

 

“Globalization and Migration: a ‘Unified Brain Drain’ Model”, (with Ariel Soueri), working paper, November 2012.

 

"Brain Drain and Development Traps" (with Jean-Pascal Benassy),  Journal of Development  Economics, Volume 102, May 2013, pp.15–22.

 

"Non-Linear Geographics and the Economics of Transition and Democratization” (with Thierry Verdier),  Economics of Transition, Volume 21(1) 2013:53-71.

 

"Promiscuous Elites and Economic Development, Department Working Papers, 2012-09.


"Ranking and Quality of Universities: Why are US Universities at the top of the International Rankings" in  J. Brada, W. Bienkowski and G. Stanley, eds. The University in the age of Globalization,  Palgrave Macmillan, 2012: 155-179.

 

“Population Dynamics and Economic Growth: Should We Adopt Different Frameworks for Poor and Rich Countries?” January 2012, working paper #2012-04.

 

"The consequences to the Banks of the Collapse of Money Values in 1931 and 2009: Some Comments"  in  A. Arnon and W. Young, eds. Perspectives on Keynesian Economics, Springer, 2011.pp. 246-250. 

 

"Can Demographic Transition only be Explained by Altruistic and Neo-malthusian Models?", Journal of SocioEconomics, 2010(39): 233-240.

 

“Paul Bairoch and Economic History” in S. Durlauf and L. Blume, eds. New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics,  2008

 

“Elites and Economic Outcomes” in S. Durlauf and L. Blume, eds. New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2008 

 

“Focal Randomization: An optimal Mechanism for the Evaluation of R&D projects", Science and Public Policy, December 2007, 34(9): 691-698.

 

"The Role of Higher Education Institutions: Recruitment of Elites and Economic Growth” (with Francois Crouzet) in T. Eicher, eds. Institutions and Economic Growth, MIT Press, 2006: 191-213.

 

“Disengagement: Can it Improve the Palestinian Economy?”, Israel Affairs, April 2006, 12(2): 330-340.

 “Changes in the Training of the Power Elites in Western Europe” (with Francois Crouzet), Journal of European Economic History, 2004, 33:33-58.


“Economic Cooperation and Conflict Resolution: Europe and the Middle East”, European Union Review, 2003, 8:7-34.

 

"Mercantilism” Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Oxford University Press, 2003, vol. 3, pp. 482-85.

 

“Political Institutions and Economic Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe: A Snowball Effect” (with Thierry Verdier) Economic Systems, 2003, 27:289-311.

“Why are the Transition Paths in China and Eastern Europe Different? A Political Economy Perspective” (with Adi Schnytzer), Economics of Transition, 2003, 11:3-23.

 

“The New views on Demographic Transition: A Reassessment of Malthus’s and Marx’s Approach to Population” (with Warren Young), European Journal of Economic Thought, 2003, 10: 25-45.

 

“Social Classes, Demographic Transition and Economic Growth”, European Economic Review, 2001, 45: 707-717. 

 

“The Effects of Internet and E-Commerce on Competition and Concentration in the Import Market”, Quarterly Tax Review, (Hebrew), November 2000, pp.58-73.

 

“Minorities and Economic Growth: A Synthesis” in The Economic Role of Minorities in Europe, Datini Institute for Economic History, 2000, pp.502-507.

 

“Competition and Concentration in the Israeli Import Sector”, Quarterly Tax Review, (Hebrew), 1999, 104: 26-44.

 

“Le Passage du developpement à la croissance”, In K. de Queiros-Mattoso,  L’histoire économique moderne, l’harmattan, (In French)1999, pp. 387-408.

 

“Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth in an Interdisciplinary Perspective”, (with Peter Temin) in Brezis and Temin, ed. Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth, North-Holland, Elsevier, 1999, pp. 3-16.

 

“Elite Schools, Circulation of Elites and Economic Development: The ENA Case” (with Francois Crouzet), in Brezis and Temin, ed. Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth, North-Holland, Elsevier, 1999, pp. 235-248.


“Communist Regime Collapse: Output and the Rate of Repression”  (with Adi Schnytzer), Eastern Economic Journal, Fall 1998, pp. 463-474.
 

“Economic Growth, Leadership and Capital Flows: the Leapfrogging Effect” (with Daniel Tsiddon), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, September 1998, pp.261-277.

"Is a Cooling-off Period for Regulators in the public Service Sector Necessary?” (with Avi Weiss), Quarterly Economics, (Hebrew), July 1998, pp.397-412.

 

“Technology and Life Cycle of Cities”(with Paul Krugman), Journal of Economic Growth, December 1997, pp. 369-383.

 

“Post Regulatory Employment Restrictions” (with Avi Weiss), European Journal of Political  Economy, v13, 1997, pp.517-536.

 

Did Foreign Capital Flows Finance the Industrial Revolution? A reply”, Economic History Review, February 1997.

 

Immigration, Investments and Real Wages”  (with Paul Krugman), Journal of Population Economics, 9, 1996, pp. 83‑93.

 

“The Role of High‑Tech in the Rivalry on Power and Competitiveness”,  in Weidenfeld and Zimmerman, ed. Beyond Sovereignty: The European Integration, 1996, pp.165-73.

 

Market Structure and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Sole Importership” (with Avi Weiss), Quarterly Economics, (Hebrew), August 1995, pp.267 283.

 

“The Role of Assignats during the French Revolution: Evil or Rescuer?” (with Francois Crouzet), Journal of European Economic History,  April 1995, pp.7‑40.

 

“Britain's Balance of Payments in the Century before Waterloo: New Estimates, Controlled Conjectures”, Economic History Review, February 1995, pp.46‑67.

 

“Europe and Israel: The Effects of EMU on Development and Growth”, in Ahiram E., and Tovias A., ed., Israel and Europe: Common and Divergent Interests. (Peter Lang), 1995, pp.165‑175.

 

“Leapfrogging in International Competition: A Theory of Cycles in National Technological Leadership.” (with Paul Krugman and Daniel Tsiddon),  American Economic Review, December 1993, pp.1211‑1219.

 

“The Dynamics of Wages and Prices during the Great Depression” (with Jean‑Louis Arcand),  Journal of Macroeconomics., August 1993, pp.553‑589.

 

“Price Level Determinacy and the Choice of Policy Targets under Rational Expectations”  (with E. Offenbacher), Economic Letters, 13, 1983, pp.25‑30. 

 

“The Interaction between Inflation and Monetary Aggregates in Israel”, (with L. Leiderman and R.Melnick), The Bank of Israel Review, 55, 1983, pp.48‑60.

 

PUBLICATIONS BY TOPIC

 

Elites and Economic Growth

"Measuring conflcts of interest: a revolving door indicator", (with Joël Cariolle), Febuary 2015.

 

"Social Mobility at the Top: Why Are Elites Self-Reproducing?", (with Joël Hellier), working paper, December 2013.

 

"Promiscuous Elites, the Revolving Door, and Economic Growth", working paper, July 2013.

 

"Promiscuous Elites and Economic Development, Department Working Papers, 2012-09.

 

“Elites and Economic Outcomes” in S. Durlauf and L. Blume, eds. New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2008.

 

 “Changes in the Training of the Power Elites in Western Europe” (with Francois Crouzet), Journal of European Economic History, 2004, 33:33-58.

 

“Minorities and Economic Growth: A Synthesis” in The Economic Role of Minorities in Europe, Datini Institute for Economic History, 2000, pp.502-507.

 

“Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth in an Interdisciplinary Perspective”, (with Peter Temin) in Brezis and Temin, ed. Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth, North-Holland, Elsevier, 1999, pp. 3-16.

 

“Elite Schools, Circulation of Elites and Economic Development: The ENA Case” (with Francois Crouzet), in Brezis and Temin, ed. Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth, North-Holland, Elsevier, 1999, pp. 235-248.

 

“Post Regulatory Employment Restrictions” (with Avi Weiss), European Journal of Political  Economy, v13, 1997, pp.517-536.

 

Globalization and Economic Growth

“Globalization and Migration: a ‘Unified Brain Drain’ Model”, (with Ariel Soueri), working paper, November 2012.

 

"Brain Drain and Development Traps" (with Jean-Pascal Benassy),  Journal of Development  Economics, Volume 102, May 2013, pp.15–22.

 

"Mercantilism” Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Oxford University Press, 2003, vol. 3, pp. 482-85.

 

“Le Passage du developpement à la croissance”, In K. de Queiros-Mattoso,  L’histoire économique moderne, l’harmattan, (In French)1999, pp. 387-408.

 

Did Foreign Capital Flows Finance the Industrial Revolution? A reply”, Economic History Review, February 1997.

 

Immigration, Investments and Real Wages”  (with Paul Krugman), Journal of Population Economics, 9, 1996, pp. 83‑93.

 

Population and Economic Growth

“Endogenous fertility with a sibship size effect”, (with Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira), March 2014.

 

"Population and Economic Growth: Ancient and Modern", (with Warren Young), European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2014.

 

“Population Dynamics and Economic Growth: Should We Adopt Different Frameworks for Poor and Rich Countries?” January 2012, working paper #2012-04.

 

"Can Demographic Transition only be Explained by Altruistic and Neo-malthusian Models?", Journal of SocioEconomics, 2010(39): 233-240.

 

“The New views on Demographic Transition: A Reassessment of Malthus’s and Marx’s Approach to Population” (with Warren Young), European Journal of Economic Thought, 2003, 10: 25-45.

 

“Social Classes, Demographic Transition and Economic Growth”, European Economic Review, 2001, 45: 707-717. 

 

Leapfrogging and Economic Growth

“Economic Growth, Leadership and Capital Flows: the Leapfrogging Effect” (with Daniel Tsiddon), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, September 1998, pp.261-277.

 

“Technology and Life Cycle of Cities”(with Paul Krugman), Journal of Economic Growth, December 1997, pp. 369-383.

 

“Leapfrogging in International Competition: A Theory of Cycles in National Technological Leadership.” (with Paul Krugman and Daniel Tsiddon),  American Economic Review, December 1993, pp.1211‑1219.

 

Israeli Economy

“Disengagement: Can it Improve the Palestinian Economy?”, Israel Affairs, April 2006, 12(2): 330-340.

 

“Economic Cooperation and Conflict Resolution: Europe and the Middle East”, European Union Review, 2003, 8:7-34.

 

“The Effects of Internet and E-Commerce on Competition and Concentration in the Import Market”, Quarterly Tax Review, (Hebrew), November 2000, pp.58-73.

 

“Competition and Concentration in the Israeli Import Sector”, Quarterly Tax Review, (Hebrew), 1999, 104: 26-44.

 

"Is a Cooling-off Period for Regulators in the public Service Sector Necessary?” (with Avi Weiss), Quarterly Economics, (Hebrew), July 1998, pp.397-412.

 

“The Role of High‑Tech in the Rivalry on Power and Competitiveness”,  in Weidenfeld and Zimmerman, ed. Beyond Sovereignty: The European Integration, 1996, pp.165-73.

 

Market Structure and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Sole Importership” (with Avi Weiss), Quarterly Economics, (Hebrew), August 1995, pp.267 283.

 

“Europe and Israel: The Effects of EMU on Development and Growth”, in Ahiram E., and Tovias A., ed., Israel and Europe: Common and Divergent Interests. (Peter Lang), 1995, pp.165‑175.

 

“Price Level Determinacy and the Choice of Policy Targets under Rational Expectations”  (with E. Offenbacher), Economic Letters, 13, 1983, pp.25‑30. 

 

“The Interaction between Inflation and Monetary Aggregates in Israel”, (with L. Leiderman and R.Melnick), The Bank of Israel Review, 55, 1983, pp.48‑60.

 

Higher Education and Peer Review

"Mobility of Students and Quality of Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis of the “Unified Brain Drain” Model", (with Ariel Soueri), working paper, August 2013.

 

“Globalization and Migration: a ‘Unified Brain Drain’ Model”, (with Ariel Soueri), working paper, November 2012.

 

"Ranking and Quality of Universities: Why are US Universities at the top of the International Rankings" in  J. Brada, W. Bienkowski and G. Stanley, eds. The University in the age of Globalization,  Palgrave Macmillan, 2012: 155-179.

 

“Focal Randomization: An optimal Mechanism for the Evaluation of R&D projects", Science and Public Policy, December 2007, 34(9): 691-698.

 

"The Role of Higher Education Institutions: Recruitment of Elites and Economic Growth” (with Francois Crouzet) in T. Eicher, eds. Institutions and Economic Growth, MIT Press, 2006: 191-213.

 

Political Economy and Transition

"Non-Linear Geographics and the Economics of Transition and Democratization” (with Thierry Verdier),  Economics of Transition, Volume 21(1) 2013:53-71.

 

“Political Institutions and Economic Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe: A Snowball Effect” (with Thierry Verdier) Economic Systems, 2003, 27:289-311.

 

“Why are the Transition Paths in China and Eastern Europe Different? A Political Economy Perspective” (with Adi Schnytzer), Economics of Transition, 2003, 11:3-23.

 

“Communist Regime Collapse: Output and the Rate of Repression”  (with Adi Schnytzer), Eastern Economic Journal, Fall 1998, pp. 463-474.

 

Macroeconomics and Economic History

Did Foreign Capital Flows Finance the Industrial Revolution? A reply”, Economic History Review, February 1997.

 

“The Role of Assignats during the French Revolution: Evil or Rescuer?” (with Francois Crouzet), Journal of European Economic History,  April 1995, pp.7‑40.

 

“Britain's Balance of Payments in the Century before Waterloo: New Estimates, Controlled Conjectures”, Economic History Review, February 1995, pp.46‑67.

 

“The Dynamics of Wages and Prices during the Great Depression” (with Jean‑Louis Arcand),  Journal of Macroeconomics., August 1993, pp.553‑589.

 

“Price Level Determinacy and the Choice of Policy Targets under Rational Expectations”  (with E. Offenbacher), Economic Letters, 13, 1983, pp.25‑30.

 

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Book Review on “The Accounts of the British Empire”, Mario Tiberi, EH-net, 2005. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching

Macroeconomics (M.A.)

International Economics (M.A.)

Economic Growth (M.A.)

 

Media

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Prof. Elise Brezis for i24 news about the Greek crisis (French) (13.07.2015)
דיון בתוכנית "עושים סדר" (חינוכית 23) על תוצאות משאל העם ביוון 2015 (06.07.2015)
Prof. Elise Brezis for i24 news about women in the labor market (French) (14.06.2015)
דיון בתוכנית "עושים סדר" (חינוכית 23) על תקציב המדינה לשנת 2015 (21.09.2014)
ראיון בתוכנית סדר היום עם קרן נויבך (רשת ב') הצד הכלכלי של מדיניות הממשלה בעקבות מבצע "צוק איתן"  (20.08.2014)
דיון בתוכנית "אורלי וגיא" עם אורלי וילנאי וגיא מרוז על מע"מ 0% ותקציב המדינה 2015 (11.08.2014)
ראיון בתוכנית סדר היום עם קרן נויבך (רשת ב') על אי השיוויון בישראל (29.06.2014)
Prof. Elise Brezis at The 10th Ambassadors' Forum held at Bar-Ilan University - The Middle East & the Decline of the West (17.03.2014)
Prof. Elise S. Brezis for i24 news about World Economic Forum in Davos (French) (23.01.2014)

Prof. Elise S. Brezis in "Le Morning" with Barbara Szerer (French) (03.12.2013)

Prof. Elise S. Brezis for i24 news about the new Governor of the Bank of Israel (French) (28.10.2013)
ראיון בתוכנית של גבי גזית (103fm) על פרשת הנגיד (04.08.2013)
דיון בתוכנית "ערב חדש" (חינוכית 23) על מינוי פרנקל לנגיד בנק ישראל (24.06.2013)
ראיון ב"עושים סדר חדש" (חינוכית 23) על מינוי פרנקל לנגיד בנק ישראל (24.06.2013)

אליטות ויזמות: יהודי סלוניקי, 1912-1940 (06.06.2013)

בין קפיטליזם חזירי וצדק חברתי (14.02.2013)

ראיון ב"לונדון וקירשנבאום" (ערוץ 10) על המשבר הכלכלי באירופה (18.06.2012)

דברי פתיחה להרצאת נגיד בנק ישראל הפרופ' סטנלי פישר באונ' בר אילן (17.04.2012)
הנחיית פאנל מומחים בנושא מחנק האשראי בישראל (17.04.2012)

מהו צדק חברתי (29.11.2011)

על צריכה ראוותנית (במסגרת דיוני ועדת טרכטנברג 27.08.2011)

Human Capital and Employment in the European and Mediterranean Area - AlmaLaurea (11.03.2011)

Effects of Privatization on the Quality of Higher Education (07.01.2008)




 

 

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