The Division for Development and Public Relations  

 
SHLOMO  YITZHAKI,  SAM M. COHODAS PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : BAGHDAD
Office Phone: 02-588-3249 Fax:
E-Mail: msruhama@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
ECONOMICS FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1976
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2008
PROFESSOR 1993
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1990
SENIOR LECTURER 1982
LECTURER 1977
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Univ., 1976-77
Research Economist, Nat'l Bureau of Economic Research, 1981-
-82; Consultant, The World Bank, 1986
Director, Central Bureau of Statistics, 2002-12.
 
Research Interests
Public economics. Income distribution. Portfolio theory and decisions under
risk.
 
Research Projects
Constructing models for analyzing tax reforms.
Poverty measurement.
Econometric use of the Gini Mean Difference.
The optimal size of a tax collection agency: (with J. Slemrod, Univ.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Dalton improving tax reform when households are heterogeneous. 1996
Dalton improving indirect tax reform. 1995
Equity, equality and welfare. 1995
Changing ranks and the inequality impacts of taxes and 1995
Calculating jackknife variance estimators for parameters of the 1991
Income stratification and income inequality. 1991
Welfare dominance: An application to commodity taxation. 1991
On the effects of subsidies to basic commodities on inequality 1990
On the sensitivity of a regression coefficient to monotonic 1990
Welfare dominance and the design of excise taxation in the Cote 1990
Evaluating the mean-Gini approach to portfolio selection. 1989
 
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