The Division for Development and Public Relations
SAM M. COHODAS PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Birth place :
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
External Academic Positions
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.
Public economics. Income distribution. Portfolio theory and decisions under
Constructing models for analyzing tax reforms.
Econometric use of the Gini Mean Difference.
The optimal size of a tax collection agency: (with J. Slemrod, Univ.
Dalton improving tax reform when households are heterogeneous.
Dalton improving indirect tax reform.
Equity, equality and welfare.
Changing ranks and the inequality impacts of taxes and
Calculating jackknife variance estimators for parameters of the
Income stratification and income inequality.
Welfare dominance: An application to commodity taxation.
On the effects of subsidies to basic commodities on inequality
On the sensitivity of a regression coefficient to monotonic
Welfare dominance and the design of excise taxation in the Cote
Evaluating the mean-Gini approach to portfolio selection.
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