Scholars 2016

Past - Social History - New Directions

VAKNIN Emanuel

 VAKNIN Emanuel

Tel Aviv University, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies

“The Chinese Southern Expansion to Guangnanxi, 1050-1279”

ATLAS Duygu

ATLAS Duygu

Tel Aviv University, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies

“Between Turkey and Israel: Turkey's Jewish Minority and Its Identity Formation from 1948 to 2002”

EINAV Omer

EINAV Omer

Tel Aviv University, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies

“Both Sides of the Field: Football and the Relations between Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine, 1917-1947”

HEINTZMAN Kathryn

HEINTZMAN Kathryn

Harvard University, Department of the History of Science

Administering the Animal: Veterinary Education and the Making of the French Domestic, 1761-1814

SEGEV Dror

SEGEV Dror

Tel Aviv University, School of Jewish Studies

“The Social Role of the Hebrew Press in the Russian Empire During the Reign of Tsar Alexander III (1881-1894)”

SPIRO Liat

SPIRO Liat

Harvard University, Department of History

“Drawing Capital: Depiction, Machine Tools, and the Political Economy of Industrial Knowledge, 1824-1914”

TAM Alon

TAM Alon

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

“Coffeehouses and Coffeehouse Culture in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Cairo”

 

Alon has published the following:

An article translated from Hebrew originally in Haaretz, as part of the "Social History Workshop" blog series, which is a peer-reviewed academic blog intended for a non-academic audience.

https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/dissertation-early-20th-century-cairo-coffeehouses-leads-penn-phd-student-egyptian-and-british

 

An article published on the British National Archives' new blog series on the "behind the scenes" of archival research.

blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/tracing-political-history-cairos-coffeehouses/

 

The student paper of the University of Pennsylvania (The Daily Pennsylvanian) covering a talk that Alon gave to students in the University's Museum.

www.thedp.com/article/2017/1coffee-house-culture-penn-museum

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Present - Combatting Poverty

AZARY VIESEL Sagit

AZARY VIESEL Sagit

Tel Aviv University, Department of Public Policy

"The Middle Class in Developed Countries, between Mobility and Vulnerability"

BERMAN Yonatan

BERMAN Yonatan

Tel Aviv University, School of Physics and Astronomy

“Stochastic Modeling of Inequality in Complex Financial and Economic Systems”

BRAND LEVI Aila

BRAND LEVI Aila

Ben Gurion University, Faculty of Business and Management

“Dynamics of Change in Poverty Dimensions among Service Users of the Social Welfare Departments Through Time”

GARCÍA Jorge Luis

GARCÍA Jorge Luis

University of Chicago, Department of Economics

“Parental Allocation of Resources Across Children: Differential Treatment, Sharing, and Welfare Consequences”

 

Jorge Luis García is an applied microeconomist mainly interested in family economics, human capital, and socio-economic inequality. He is also interested in program evaluation and microeconometrics.

García's research aims to understand how family investment early in the life of children and market structures determine skills, long-term socio-economic outcomes and cross-sectional inequality.

Peer-reviewed Publications

1. The Price of Fringe Benefits when Formal and Informal Labor Markets Coexist (with David Argente). 2015. IZA Journal of Labor Economics 3:14

2. Why Do Formal Credit, Informal Credit, and both Types of Credits Coexist as Consumer Choices? (with Víctor Carreón and Sonia Di Giannatale). 2015. Economics Bulletin 35:1

Not Peer-reviewed Publications

1. Early Childhood Education (with Sneha Elango, James J. Heckman, and

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HERZBERG-DRUKER Efrat

HERZBERG-DRUKER Efrat

Tel Aviv University, Department of Labor Studies

Family Matters: The Effect of Demographic Changes in Family Patterns on Rising Income Inequality”

LAVEE Einat

LAVEE Einat

University of Haifa, School of Social Work

“Establishing a Qualitative Tool for Measuring and Understanding Poverty in Israel and in Comparative Perspective”

 

Dr. Lavee is a senior staff member for the Department of Human Services at the University of Haifa.

She is working on an innovative reseach project aimed at establishing a qualitative  measure for poverty. The data will enable the understanding of a wide range of poverty experience in Israel, and could be one of the key and enduring infrastructures around which Israel's poverty research and policy apparatus could be built.

Additional research conducted by Einat can be viewed at the below

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Future - Nanoscience

FEINER Ron

FEINER Ron

Tel Aviv University, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology

“Developing a Bionic Heart - Integrating Electronics with an Engineered Heart”

HUIDOBRO, Paloma

HUIDOBRO, Paloma

Imperial College London, Department of Physics, The Blackett Laboratory

“Graphene Plasmonic Metasurfaces with Transformation Optics”

LI Jinxing

LI Jinxing

University of California San Diego, Department of NanoEngineering

“Nano-Robots for a Risky Journey: Autonomous Nanomedicine towards the Fantastic Voyage”

MASON Jarad

MASON Jarad

Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry

“Programmable Materials via DNA-Mediated Nanoparticle Adsorption” 

MEIR Rinat

MEIR Rinat

Bar Ilan University, Department of Engineering

“Nanomedicine for the Future of Cell Therapy: Development of a Novel Nanoparticle-based CT Imaging Technique for In Vivo Cell Tracking”

REMEZ Roei

REMEZ Roei

Tel Aviv University, Department of Physical Electronics

“Interaction of Shaped Electron Beams with Matter and Light”

TEOMY Eial

TEOMY Eial

Tel Aviv University, School of Mechanical Engineering

“The effect of confinement and driving on the jamming transition”