Professor Emeritus Shlomo Eckstein



Born in Germany, 1929

Married, three children

Israeli citizen

Present Position:

Professor of Economics, Bar-Ilan University

Advanced Degrees:

  • Ph.D. in Economics, 1964, Harvard University
  • Licenciado en Economia, 1957, Universidad Nacional Automoma de Mexico

Professional Work and Public Assignments:

1995-Present Member, Board of Governors, The Jewish Agency for Israel
1991-Present Member,Interregional Network on Privatization, United Nation Development Program (UNDP), New York
1992-1996: President, Bar-Ilan University
1986-1995: Member, Board of Directors, United Mizrachi Bank, Israel
1970-1992: Member, Board of Directors, Israel Chemicals, Ltd.
1988-1989: Visiting Scholar, MIT and Boston University
Member, Council for Higher Education, Israel
1984-1989: Member, National Council for Research and Development, Israel
1985-1986: Member, Executive Committee for the Introduction of Nuclear Power into Israel; Chair of Economic Appraisal Subcommittee
1978-1982: Rector, Bar-Ilan University
1974-1978: Chair, Public Steering Committees of the Mediterranean-Dead Sea Hydroelectric Project
1970-1978: Member, Board of Directors, Negev Phosphates, Ltd.
1970-1975: Member, Board of Directors, Dead Sea Works, Ltd.
1972-1973: Economist, Development Economics Department, World Bank,Washington, DC, in charge of Research Project on Land Reform in Latin America
1972: Consultant to the President of Mexico on Agricultural and Agrarian Programs and Policy
1971-1972: Chair, Public Committee on Budgeting and Reporting of State-Controlled Enterprises in Israel
1969: Consultant to the President of Peru on Land Reform Projects
Chair, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University
1966-1968: Senior Researcher, Program on Land Tenure and Development in Mexico, the Inter-American Committee of Agricultural Development (IDB/CIDA),Washington, DC
1966: Consultant to the United Nations for the World Land Reform Conference in Rome
1964-1965: Lecturer on Agricultural Planning and Cooperatives in Venezuela and Chile under the OAS/Israel Program
1964-1965: Coordinator, Subcommittee on Research in Agricultural Economics, The National Science Foundation, Israel

Privatization, Project Evaluation

Last Updated Date : 12/05/2022