top of page

Research Statement


Selected Publications

Published in 2021-2

When to Lock, Not Whom: Managing Epidemics Using Time-Based Restrictions

(With Yinon Bar-On, Tanya Baron and Ofer Cornfeld).

The Review of Economic Dynamics, in press.



The Importance of Hiring Frictions in Business Cycles 

(With Renato Faccini),
Quantitative Economics, July 2022, 13, 1101-1143. 


Moving from a Poor Economy to a Rich One: A Job Tasks Approach

Labour Economics,
October 2021, Vol 72, 102032, Lead paper 

The Arab Economy In Israel

(With Nitsa Kasir),
Book chapter, Cambridge University Press, 2021

Work in Progress/Revision

Matching Workers
(with Espen Moen)

Modernity, Religiosity, and Social Norms in Female Labor Supply

(with Oren Danieli)

The Dynamics of Human Capital and Labor Market Barriers

Shock Transmission and the Interaction of Financial and Hiring Frictions

(with Stephen Millard)

Invariance in Structural Models

(with Gadi Perets)

Labor Market Frictions in Production Networks

(with Brad Speigner)

Firm-Worker Matching and Shadow Labor and Capital Asset Values
(with Roy Cnaan)

Research on COVID 19


Joint research with Ron Milo, and Yinon Bar-On from the Weizmann Institute of Science and with Tanya Baron, Ben Gurion University and Ofer Cornfeld, BFI

Cyclic Strategies to Suppress Covid-19 and Allow Economic Activity

Jan 23, 2020 version

(Under R and R at Nature: Scientific Reports)

Epidemiological Dynamics in the Economic Analysis of Pandemics

Oct 2021, current version

IZA DP 14202 March 2021, previous version 

(In Submission)

When to Lock, Not Whom: Managing Current and Future Epidemics Using Time-Based Restriction (with Yinon Bar-On, Tanya Baron and Ofer Cornfeld).

December 2022 version

appendices November 2022

CEPR DP 15939 March 2021, previous version 

(The Review of Economic Dynamics, forthcoming)

A Simple Planning Problem for Covid-19 Lockdown, Testing and Tracing: Comment


Tables and Figures 

(In Submission)

The Dynamic of Covid 19 in Israel and Its Economic Implications 

Paper (In Hebrew), Oct 14 2020

(Under R and R at the Economics Quarterly)

R Estimates for Israel 

Section 3 and 4 in CEPR Discussion Paper July 2020

bottom of page