Dr. Shimon Rozevitch

Dr. Shimon Rozevitch



Higher Education:
1995 C.I.A. Certified Internal Auditor, U.S.A.
1989 Ph.D. Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan. Title Of Thesis: The Connection Between The Budget Of Local Government And Municipal Elections.
1975 C.P.A. Certified Public Accountant.
1971 M.A. Business Administration, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1966 B.A. Economics And Business Administration And Political Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.

Professional Experience
Academic Career:
2002- Head Of institute Of Local Government. Senior Lecturer, Part Time in Haifa University, Department Of Political Science, M.A. Graduate.
1996-1998 Senior Lecturer, Part Time in Recanaty Business School, Tel-Aviv University, M.A. Graduate
1997 Senior Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University.
1989 Lecturer, Department Of Economics And Political Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
1980-1988 Teaching Assistant, Bar-Ilan University.
1990-1992 Research Fellow, Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs, Daniel Elazar , President

Other Professional Experience
2003- Advisor to The University's Budget Committee, Appointed By The University's President.
2004 Member Of choosing employees committee in State Comptroller Office, and of Choosing Internal Auditor For The Knesset.
2000-2001 Representative Of The Senior Lecturers In Bar-Ilan Senate
1993-2000 Member Of Board Directors, Teacher's Organization.
1992-2000 Member Of Board Directors. Company Of Mizrahi Bank.
1991-1993 Supervisor Of Student For Ph.D. Thesis At The City University Business School, London. With Prof. George Selim From The City University.
1991-1993 Member Of Control Commission Of Wizo - Women's International Zionist Organization.
1980-1993 Member Of Certified Internal Auditor Commission Organization, Israel.
1984-1987 Vice President Of Certified Internal Auditor Commission Organization, Israel. (1,500 Members).
1980-1995 Member Of Professional Commission Of Certified Internal Auditor Organization, Israel.
1992-1993 Member Of Control Commission Of Israel Organization Of Political Studies.
1980- Member Of Several Commodious Of CPA Organization, Special Of Non-Profit Organization.
1988-1991 Consultant, Interior Ministry Office, Israel.
1977-1989 Head Of Department, State Comptroller Office, Israel.

1995 Prize From The Municipality Of Holon City (In The Memory Of Ailon), For The Monograph "Thesis In The Education Budget Of Israel In The 1980's". The Chairman Of The Committee Of Grant Was Prof. Sarid Maron, Manager Of The Central Of Technology Education In Holon.
1989 Ph.D. Thesis Received A Prize Of 3,000 $ From The Schnitzer Foundation , Bar-Ilan University.
1986 Local Government, 8th Conference Of Local Government Committee Of Grants: Professor Torgovnick, Professor Shachar And Dr. Peled For Publishing An Article.
1980 Prize From The State Comptroller Israel.
1969 Prize from The Hebrew University, Department Of Business Administration In Master Graduate.

Research Grants
1998 Grant from committee for advance research in Bar-Ilan University (2,200 $).
1993 Research Grant From Kasirer Fund, Tel-Aviv University. Subject: Accountant Dealings In Future Expenditures (With B.Z. Gal).
1992 Received Additional Grant From The Ministry Of Agriculture
1991 Research Grant From The Ministry Of Agriculture . Subject: Water Problem In The Local Government.

High Level Of Teaching, Received Several Letters From Bar-Ilan's Rector.

Courses Taught
Management Accounting; Financial Statement Analyzing (M.A. Courses); Finances In Local Government; Control Budgets In Public Organization; Seminar In Accounting; Seminar In Politics And Economics (M.A. Courses); Problems in Privatization (M.A. Courses);

Field Of Scientific Interest
  • Local Government
  • The Relation between Politics And Economic
  • Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Problems In Privatization

Internal Audit
From 1998 Responsible Of The Internal Audit Teaching, For M.A. Graduate In The Department Of Political Studies, 140 Students.

Supervisor of Students
  • Supervisor of 4 Students For Ph.D. Thesis
  • Supervisor of 20 Students For M.A. Thesis
  • Judging Of Two M.A. Thesis, Haifa University.
  • Judging Ph.D. Thesis, Haifa University.
  • Judging Ph.D. Thesis, Bar-Ilan University.
  • 16 Students Have Already Completed their M.A. Thesis…

Judging Of Proposal To Research And Promotion Academic
  • Judging Of Promotion To Senior Lecturer, Haifa University, Michlelet Natania.
  • Judging of several research Proposals to The Scientific Academy (Such As Prof. Dory From Mgamot, Economic Award By The Hebrew University.)
  • Judging Articles For Mgamot, Economic Quarterly.




Refereed Publications

1. Books

1.1 Privatization - Public Enterprises In Israel And Abroad. With S. Ekstein And B.Z. Zilberfarb. Bar-Ilan University Press, (Hebrew), 1998.

1.2 Internal Audit (with M. Yarony and Y. Bua) Edited by the Michlala Leminhal, 1980 (Hebrew).

2. Monographs

2.1 "Trends In The Education Budget Of Israel In The 1980s". A Joint Project Of The Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs And The Foundations Of The Milken Families. Published By The Institute For The Study Of Educational Systems, 1993, 100 Pages.

2.2 This Monograph Was Also Published In Hebrew In Another Version.

3. Articles

3.1 "Audit In Local Government". The Seventh Conference Of Local Government, 1980, (With C. Kalchheim.)

3.2 "Internal Audit-Planning and Performance." Hamevaker hapnimi, 67, 1980, pp. 98-108 (Hebrew)

3.3 "The Political Business Cycle In Israeli Local Government". Economic Quarterly, 124, Dec. 1984 Pp. 469-475.

3.4 "Municipal Government Budget: The Influence Of Elections". Economic Quarterly, 127, Dec. 1984 Pp. 435-440.

3.5 "Using Break-Even-Point for Making Decisions," Hamevaker hapnimi, 72, 1984, pp. 19-26 (Hebrew)

3.6 "Political Business Cycle - A Study Of Municipalities Annual Deflicits". Economic Quarterly, 133, Sep. 1987 Pp. 170-178 (Hebrew).

3.7 "Analyzing of Financial Statements for Internal Audit" Hamevaker hapnimi, 1989 (Hebrew)

3.8 "The Accounting Procedures Of Local Municipal Authorities In Israel". Roea Hahesbon, 360, 1989, Pp. 119-124. (Hebrew).

3.9 Print of "Jerusalem Center of Public Affairs" (with Z. Marom), 1988, 26 pages, Primary revison to the article that was published by Ombudsman Journal.

3.10 "Israeli Public Administration As Reflected In Citizen's Complaints". Ombudsman Journal, No. 8, 1989, Pp. 71-93. (With Z. Marom)

3.11 Deficits In Local Government Budgets In Israel". Public Budgeting And Finance, Vol. 10, 1990, Pp. 67-77. (With C. Kalchheim)

3.12 "Control on Budgeting for Decision-Making," Hamevaker hapnimi, 1990, pp. 120-124 (Hebrew)

3.13 "Economic and Elections in Israel", Published by Institute of Local Govrenment, Bar-Ilan University, 1989 pp. 1-13 (Henrew)

3.14 "Municipal Decision-Making Through Analysis Of Financial Reports". Economic Quarterly, 145. Aug. 1990 Pp. 185-193.

3.15 "The Economic Stabilization Plan Of Israel - The Aspect Of Auditing". Iunim In State Comptroller , No 45, 1990, Pp. 33-43 (With A. Fridberg), (Hebrew)

3.16 "State Audit Views: Three Digit Inflation". Asian Journal Of Govermnet Audit Association, 1990, Pp.22-31 (With A. Fridberg)

3.17 "Audit In The Public Sector In Israel". The Institute Of Certified Public Accountants In Israel". 1991 Yearbook, (With A. Fridberg) pp 99-104

3.18 "Possible Influencing Factors On The Cost Of Issue Of Capital To The Public". Quarterly Banking Reveiw", 1992, Pp. 108-115 (With B.Z. Gal) (Hebrew)

3.19 "The Financing Of Election And Parties". In Israel At The Polls, 1989, D. Elazar And S. Sendler (Eds.). Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992, Pp. 231-250. (With C. Kalecheim)

3.20 "The 1989 Local Elections". In Israel At The Polls, 1989, D. Elazar And S. Sendler (Eds.). Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992, Pp. 213-230. (With C. Kalecheim)

3.21 "Problems Of Accounting Methods Applied By Local Authorities In Israel". Roea Hahesbon, 383, 1993, Pp. 17-20. (Hebrew).

3.22 "Understanding Governmental Participation In Municipal Spending In Israel - Is Politcs An Issue ?". Public Choice, Aug. 1993, Pp.335-346. (With A. Weiss),

3.23 "Political Considerations In Government Grants To Local Government". Economic Quarterly, Aug. 1993 Pp. 207-219 (With A. Weiss And A. Schnitzer) (Hebrew).

3.24 "Problems In The Financial Budjeting of The Bnei-Brak Municipality, 1993, pp. 52, Edited and published by Aman consult company (With A. Hecht). (Hebrew).

3.25 "Privatization Of Government Enterprises In Israel - A Review And Evaluation For The Future". Economic Quarterly, Aug. 1993 Pp. 31-47 (With S. Ekstein And B.Z. Zilberfarb) (Hebrew).

3.26 "Privatization In Israel: Constraints And Impacts". (With S. Ekstein And B.Z. Zilberfarb), In Privatization Constraints And Impacts, Edited By V.V. Ramanadham, 1993. Routledge, London and New York.

3.27 "Expenditures Of Management In Local Government". In City And Region, (With M. Gabai And J. Deutsch). 1994, Pp. 167-171.

3.28 "Privatization In Israel: Constraints And Impacts". (With S. Ekstein And B.Z. Zilberfarb), 1993. pp.18 Disscion Paper. Was presented at the 6 expert group meeting, knited National, Development program, Geneva, Aug 17-21 1992.

3.29 "Financial Report In Non-Profit Organizations", Edited by Ministry of Finance, Jerusalem, March 1995, Report of committee of C.P.A. and Ministry of Finance.

3.30 "Privatization and the Public Exchequer in Israel", Bar-Ilan University, (With S. Exkstein and B.Z. Zilberfarb) 1996, pp.1-29.

3.31 "Economy in Periods of Elections in Local Government in Israel", Iunim in State Controller, vol. 57, (With S. Amrany) 1997, pp. 62-73 (Hebrew)

3.32 "The Gap of Expection in Local Elections".(With Z. Haimon), Roeh Hesbon, 1998, pp. 775-779 (Hebrew)

3.33 "Local Government in the Audit of the the State Comptroller of Israel , chapter in a book edited by the Ministry of Interior, 1999 pp. 187-194 (Hebrew).

3.34 Problems in Budgeting in Local Government Elections - 1998", chapter in a book of the local elections in Israel - 1998, edited by Barichta and Pedazur, (With S. Amrany), 2000, pp. 161-183 edited by Ramot Press, Tel-Aviv University (Hebrew).


"Privatization in the Public Sector" (With S. Eckstein and B.Z.Zilberfarb).

"Privatization in the Water Sector" (With S. Eckstein) Perliminary Report has been given to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Another offer of the reaserch ""Privatization in the Water Sector" was presented to the Ministry of Agriculture, With S. Eckstein and Y. Rosenberg.

"Problems in Future Expenditure in Accounting" (With B.Z. Gal).


"Iunim in Economics". Paper on Political Considerations in Government Grants to Local Government (With A. Wiess and A. Schnitzer), 1991.

"Privatization in the Public Sector" (With S. Eckstein and B.Z.Zilberfarb), 1991.

"The Problems of the Trends in Local Government Finance" was presented at the conference of Urban Problems, Tel-Aviv University, 1992. (With D. Chemansky).

"Political Considerations in Governmental Grants to Municipalities in Israel", Israel Economic Association Meetings, Decembr 1991, (With A. Schnitzer and A. Weiss)

"The Privatization of Government Companies in Israel - History and Future Prospects", Meetings of the Israeli Economic Association, Tel-Aviv, December 1991 (With S. Eckstein and B.Z.Zilberfarb).

"Problems in Financing Political Parties", Presented in the conference of political science, University of Jerusalem, 1998, (With Z.Haimon).

"Local Welfare Expenditure in the Context of Central / Local Government Relations in Israel", Institute for Research on Business and Work Life Issues, Sweden (With C. Kalcheim), 1994.

"Privatization in Israel Achievements and Impediments" Presented in an International Seminar, Israel, 1996 (With S. Eckstein and B.Z.Zilberfarb).


"The municipal Planning and the Fiscal of Local Government in Israel: Constraints and Opportunities" Bar-Ilan University , December 2003 (With A. Carmeli)

"The Israeli Local Government Toward 21st century", Bar-Ilan University , March 2001 (With A. Carmeli)