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Podcast: "Israel: The Start-Up Nation and Its Threat From Within"

Nov. 20, 2013

An audio recording of a talk by Dan Ben-David, Executive Director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel on October 15, 2013 at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.

Listen to the audio recording of this event here:


About Dan Ben-David:

Dan Ben-David is the Executive Director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel and a senior faculty member of the Department of Public Policy at Tel-Aviv University. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and specializes in macroeconomics, economic growth and international trade. Dan Ben-David is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London and former Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has served as an advisor to the World Bank and to the Director-General’s Office at the World Trade Organization.

In 2010, Dan Ben-David was named “Person of the Year” by the Calcalist newspaper. He was included among the 100 most influential people in Israel by the Haaretz-The Marker newspaper in 2010 and 2012.  Dan Ben-David received the Tel-Aviv University Provost’s “Best Teacher Award” in Social Sciences in 2004 and was included in the Provost’s list of the University’s best teachers in 2012.

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