CURRICULUM VITAE

 

DOV CHERNICHOVSKY

 

Date and Place of birth: April 18, 1946, Walbrzych, Poland

Immigration to Israel: August 1949.

 

Work address:            Department of Health Systems Management

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel

 

Telephone:      +972-8-647-9746

Fax:                 +972-8-647-7364

e-mail:           dov@bgu.ac.il

 

Home address:           P.O. Box 815

Omer 84965, Israel

Cell phone:      +972-52-392-7370

                                   

 

EDUCATION

1974                            Ph.D., Economics, Graduate Center, City University of New York, New

                                    York City.

Dissertation: "Fertility Behavior in Developing Economies – an Investment Approach"

 

1970                            M.A., Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

                                    Thesis: "The Japanese Ship Building Industry"

 

1968                            B.A., Economics and Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

                                    Israel.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2003 – present                        Head of the Health Policy Forum for the Negev, Israel.

1999 – present            Research Associate. National Bureau of Economic Research, USA.

1998 – present            Member of Board – International Association for Health Policy.

1996 – present            Member – The Board of Trustees and Adviser. Israeli Cancer Society.

1995 – present            Head of Health and Economic Team. Taub Center for the Study of Social

                                    Policy in Israel.

1993 – present            Member – The Baxter Prize (for health policy) Advisory Board.

1978 – present            Lecturer and Professor. Department of Health Systems Management, 

                                    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,

                                    Beer-Sheva, Israel

1978 – present            Consultant. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

2007 – 2007                The Public Committee for Technology Adoption: by the Israeli Medical    

                                    Association, Member

2004 – 2006                Health System adviser to the Israeli Parliament.

  2004 – 2005       German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ).

2002 – 2003                Visiting Professor.  Georgetown University/George Washington University, Washington D.C.

2002 – 2003                Honorary Visiting Scholar. World Bank (on Sabbatical leave from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev).

2000 – 2002               Member – Public Commission for the Examination of The Publicly

                                    Supported Health System, and the Status of Physicians in Israel

                                    (special public commission appointed by the government of Israel).

2000 – 2001                Chairman – Commission of Studies. Department of Health Policy 

                                    and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1999 – 2001                Chairman – Commission for Administrative Restructuring the Faculty of

                                    Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

1996 – 1997                Chairman – Department of Health Policy and Management, Ben-Gurion

                                    University of the Negev.

1995 – 1996                Visiting Professor. New Economic School, Moscow, Russia.

1994 – 1999                Member of the Board and Honorary Treasurer - Israeli Family

                                    Planning Association.

1991 – 1992               Consultant. Australian National Health Strategy Team.

1988 – 2001                Visiting Senior Lecturer. Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

1988 – 1990                Member of a State Commission of Inquiry into the Israeli Health

                                    Care System – The Netanyahu Commission (the Israeli equivalent of Blue

                                    Ribbon (US) or Royal (UK) Commission).

1988 – 1989                Israeli Ministry of Health - Economic Adviser to the Director General.

1984 – 1986                Economist. World Bank, U.S.A. (on Sabbatical leave from Ben-Gurion

                                    University of the Negev).

1983 – 1984                Visiting Senior Lecturer. School of Public Health, Hebrew University,

                                    Jerusalem, Israel.

1983 – 1984                Member of Academic Staff Union – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1983 – 1984                Maccabi Health Fund (HMO) – Economic Adviser to the Director.

                                    (Israel)

1982 – 1983                Clal Holding Co., Ltd., Israel - Consultant on medical projects.

1978 – 2004                World Bank – Consultant on health system reforms.

1977 – 1979                The Association for the Improvement of Welfare Services in the Southern

                                    Region of Israel – Consultant.

1974 – 1978                Economist. World Bank, Washington DC.

                            1973 – 1974            Senior Research Analyst. National Bureau of Economic Research, New

                                    York.

1970 – 1974                Lecturer. Economics, Baruch College, NYC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

1971 – 1974                Fellowship through the National Bureau of Economic Research USA, for

                                    Ph.D. studies.

 

1969                            The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Excellence Award during MA

                                    studies.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

American Economic Association

International Health Economics Association

Israeli Economic Association

Monaster Center for Economic Research

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Advisory Editor          Social Science and Medicine

 in Economics

Editor                          Journal of Health Care Financing and Economics

Editor                          International Health Economics Association

 

 

MILITARY SERVICE

1967 – 1970                Regular military service (lieutenant)

           

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Authored books

1.                  Leiserson, M., Bose, S., Chandrasekaran, C., Chernichovsky, D., Key, R., Meesook, O. A., Subseng, P.  Employment and Income Distribution in Indonesia, World Bank, Washington, DC, 1979.

2.                  Kielmann, A.A., Taylor, E.C., DeSweemer, C., Parker, L.R., Chernichovsky, D., Reinke, A.W., Uberoi, I.S., Kakar, D.N., Masih, N., Sarma, R.S. Child and Maternal Health Services in Rural India - The Narangwal Experience, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1984.

3.                  Netanyahu, S., Chernichovsky, D., Shani, M., Penchas, S. Report of the State Commission of Inquiry into the Israeli Health Care System. Vol.1. Government Press, Jerusalem, 1990 [Hebrew].

4.                  Amorai. A., Chernichovsky, D.,Israeli, A., Tamir, Y., Ramot, B., Danon, Y., Sagis, A. Report of the Public Commission of the State of Israel about the Health System, State of Israel, Government Press, Jerusalem, 2002 [Hebrew].

 

Chapters in Collective Volumes

1.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Socioeconomic Correlates of Fertility Behavior in Rural Botswana: A Preliminary Report,” Rural Income Distribution Survey in 1974/1975. Government Printer, Gaborone, Botswana, 274-290, 1976.

2.                  Chernichovsky, D., “The Economic Theory of the Household and Impact Measurement of Nutrition and Health Related Programs.” in Klein R.E., Read, M.S., Riecken, H.W., Brown, J.A., Paradilla, A., Daza, C.H. (eds.). Evaluating the Impact of Nutrition and Health Programs. Plenum Press, New York, London, 227-267, 1979 (Refereed).

3.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Allocation of Manpower and Economic Efficiency in Medical Care.”  in Griffits, A. and Bankowski, Z. (eds.).  Economics and Health Policy. Geneva, WHO, 1980.

4.                  Chernichovsky, D., Coate, D., “An Economic Analysis of the Diet, Growth and Health of Young Children in the U.S.” in Sirageldin, I. (ed.) Research in Population and Human Capital. JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn., 111-126, 1982 (Refereed).

5.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Fertility in Developing Economies: An Investment Approach.” In Simon, J., Lindert, P. (eds.) Research in Population Economics. Vol. IV. JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn., 253-286, 1982 (Refereed).

6.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Interactions Between Mortality Levels and Allocation of Time for Work, Leisure, Training and Savings Over the Life Cycle,” in Hull and Jones (eds.) Consequences of Trends and Differentials in Mortality. United Nations, NY, 126-134, 1986.

7.                  Chernichovsky, D., Meesook, O.A., “Urban-Rural Food Consumption and Nutrition in Indonesia,” in Serageldin, I., Sorkin, A. (eds.) Research in Population and Human Capital. JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn., 193-205, 1988 (Refereed).

8.                  Chernichovsky, D., “What can Developing Countries Learn from Health System Reforms in Developed Economies,” in Berman, P. (ed.) Health Sector Reform in Developing Countries; Making Health Development Sustainable. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 101-120, 1995.

9.                  Chernichovsky, D., Shirom, A., “Equity and the Israeli Health Care System,” in Kop, Y. (ed.) The Allocation to Social Services in Israel. Center for Policy Studies, Jerusalem, 1997.

10.                Chernichovsky, D., Kirsanova, T., Potapchik, E., Sosenskaya, E., “Growing Regional Inequalities in Health Resources in Russia, and its Potential Impact on the Population's Health,” in Barer, M.L., Getzen, T.E., Stoddart, G.L. (ed.) Health, Health Care and Health Economics; Perspective of Distribution. J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 253-270, 1998.

11.                Chernichovsky, D., “Health System Reforms in Industrialized Economies; An Emerging Paradigm,” in Stewart, R. (ed.) Management of Health Care. Ashgate, Darthmouth, 143-178, 1998.

12.                Chernichovsky, D., (with others) in Kop, Y. (ed.). The Allocation to Social Services in Israel 2000. Center for Policy Studies, Jerusalem, 2002.

13.                Chernichovsky, D., and others. “Reform of the Mexican Health Care System,” in Giugale, M.M., Lafourcade, O., H.V. Nguyen. Mexico: A Comprehensive Development Agenda for the New Era. World Bank, Washington DC, 2001.

14.                Chernichovsky, D. and Doron, C., “Community Medicine in Israel: Reform of Primary Care and Renaissance of Family Medicine,” Family medicine at the dawn of the 21st Century, IMSS, Mexico, 349-369, 2005.

 

Refereed articles

1.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Some Socioeconomic Aspects of Fertility Behavior in the Brazilian Northeast: A Note,” Estudos Economicos, No. 1: 79-92, 1979 [Portuguese].

2.                  Chernichovsky, D. and Coate, D., “The Choice of Diet for Young Children and its Relation to Children's Growth,” The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. XV, No. 2: 255-263, 1980.

3.                  Chernichovsky, D., Newlon, B., and Sigit, H., “Fertility Behavior in Rural and Urban Indonesia,” Indonesian Journal of Demography, Vol. 9, No. 17: 1-21, 1982.         

4.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Socioeconomic Correlates of Fertility Behavior in Rural Botswana.”  Genus, Vol. XL, No. 3-4:129-146, 1984.

5.                  Chernichovsky, D., “Socioeconomic Aspects of School Enrollment and Attendance in Rural Botswana,” Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 33, No. 2:319-332, 1985.

6.                  Chernichovsky, D. and Tapiola, K. "World Economy It's Impact on the Delivery of Health Care", International Nursing Review, Vol. 33, No. 3: 71-73, 1986.

7.                  Chernichovsky, D. and Zmora, I., “A Hedonic Price Approach to Cost of Hospitaliza­tion: The Case of Israel,” Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 5, 1986, pp. 179-181.

8.                  Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O.A., “Utilization of Health Services in Indonesia,” Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 23, No. 6:611-620, 1986.

9.                  Chernichovsky, D., Ellenzweig, A., Ha'Levi, H.S., and De-fris, A., “A Comparative Analysis of Schemes for National Health Insurance in Israel,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 28:5-30, 1986 [Hebrew]. 

10.                Chernichovsky, D. and Paz, D., “The Use of Primary Physicians in Israel; A Fee for Service Perspective,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 31:29-40, 1988 [Hebrew].

11.                Chernichovsky, D. and Zangwil, L., “Economic Theory of the Household and Nutrition Programs,” Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 1:34-52, 1990.

12.                Chernichovsky, D., “Reforms in Health System in Industrialized Economies,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 39:5-38, 1993 [Hebrew].

13.                Chernichovsky, D., “Self Governing Public Hospital Trusts; the British Experience,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 37:46-54, 1991 [Hebrew].

14.                Anson, O., Noiman, L., Paran, E., and Chernichovsky, D., “Gender Differences in Health Perceptions and their Predictors,” Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 36, No.4:419-427, 1993.

15.                Anson, O., Noiman L., Paran, E., and Chernichovsky, D., “Psychological State and Health Experience: Gender and Social Class,” International Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 4:143-151, 1993.

16.                Chernichovsky, D. and Anson, J., “Cost Recovery and the True Cost-effectiveness Ratio in Family Planning Programs,” Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 4:129-133, 1993.

17.                Chernichovsky, D. and Bayulken, C., “A Pay-for-Performance System for Civil Service Doctors: the Indonesian Experiment,” Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 2:155-161, 1995.

18.                Chernichovsky, D. and Chinitz, D., “The Political Economy of Health System Reform in Israel,” Health Economics, Vol. 4:127-141, 1995.

19.                Chernichovsky, D., “What Can Developing Economies Learn from Developed Economies?” Health Policy, Vol. 32:79-91, 1995.

20.                Chernichovsky, D., “Health System Reforms in Industrialized Economies; An Emerging Paradigm,” The Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 73, No. 3:339-372, 1995.

21.                Chernichovsky, D., “The Political Economy of Introducing a New Technology for Secondary Prevention When Hospitalization Cost is Discounted,” International Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 3:133-142, 1995.

22.                Chernichovsky, D., Barnum, H., and Potapchik, E., “Health Sector Reform in Russia; the Perspective of Finance,” The Economics of Transition, Vol. 4, No. 1:113-134, 1996.

23.                Chernichovsky, D., “Supplementary, Private-Financed, Health Services and Insurance; Risks and Opportunities Related to Health System Reform in Israel,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 47:32-47, 1996 [English abstract, Hebrew].

24.                Chernichovsky, D., “Public Choice, Democratization, and Role of State under the Emerging Paradigm in Health Systems; Capitation Revisited,” Bitahon Sociali, No. 47:9-31, 1996 [English abstract, Hebrew].

25.                Chernichovsky, D., Gur, O., and Potapchik, E., “Health Sector Reform in Russia; The Heritage and Private-Public Mix,” MOCT, No. 6:125-152, 1996.

26.                Chernichovsky, D. and Potapchik, E., “Health System Reform Under the Russian Health Insurance Legislation International,” Journal of Health Planning and Management, Vol. 12:279-295, 1997.

27.                Chernichovsky, D., Ben Zion, U., Gradstein, M., and Spiegel, U., “Optimal Consumer Subsidies and Income Transfers for Minimum Nutritional Requirement: Basic Concepts for Health Programs and Policy,” Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 4:344-351, 1997.

28.                Chernichovsky, D., “Private Finance, Supplementary Insurance, and Reform in the Israel’s Healthcare System; Perils and Prospects,” Social Security, Special Edition, Vol. 5:29-48, 1998.

29.                Chernichovsky, D. and Potapchik, E., “Genuine Federalism in the Russian Health Care System; Changing Roles of Government,” Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law, Vol. 34, No.1:116-144, 1999.

30.                Chernichovsky, D., “Pluralism, Choice, and the State in the Emerging Paradigm in Health Systems,” The Milbank Quarterly, Vol. 80. No.1:5-40, 2002.

31.                Chernichovsky, D. and Wynand, P. and van de Ven, M.M., “Risk adjustment in Europe,” Health Policy, Vol. 65. No. 1:1-100, 2003.

32.                Chernichovsky, D. with Shmueli, A. and Zmora, I.,Risk adjustment and risk sharing: the Israeli experience,” Health Policy, Vol. 65. No. 1:37-48, 2003.

33.                Chernichovsky, D., Bolotin A., and de-leeuw, D., “A Fuzzy Logic Approach toward Solving the Analytic Maze of Health System Financing,” The European Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 4. No. 3:158-175, 2003.

34.                Chernichovsky, D. and Markowitz, S., “Toward a Framework for Improving Healthcare Financing for an Aging population,” Health Economics, Vol. 13. No. 6:543-562, 2004.

35.                Chernichovsky, D. and Anson, J., “The Arab-Jewish Divide in Life Expectancy in Israel,” Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 3. No. 1:123-137, 2005.

 

 

MEETINGS AND INVITED PAPERS

1.         Chernichovsky, D., “Personal Savings and Family Size and Composition: The Unresolved Issue,” Economic and Demographic Change.  IUSSP Conference, Helsinki, 1978, pp. 345-360. 

2.         Chernichovsky, D., Chinitz, D., “The Political Economy of Health System Reform in Israel,” in Federal Compulsory Health Insurance Fund and N.A Semashesko Institute for Social Hygiene. The Place and Role of Health Insurance in Health Care Reforming.  Proceedings of International Conference. Moscow. 1996.

3.         Chernichovsky, D., Gaiger, F., Weaver, B., Cruz, C., "Introduction to the Health System Reforms", Inter-American Conference on Social Security. Annual Meeting of the CISS, Cancun, 2006.

4.         Chernichovsky, D. "Cost Containment and Health System Finance" The Premier

            Forum for Health Services Research. Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, 2006

5.         Chernichovsky, D., Yazbek, A., "Elements of Health System Financing", Pre-Congress Session, Exploration in Health Economics.  6th iHEA World Congress, Copenhagen, 2007.

Chernichovsky, D., "Social Health Insurance – Concept and Applications",

Exploration in Health Economics.  6th iHEA World Congress, Copenhagen, 2007

  

       

 

 

Published scientific reports and technical papers:

1.               Chernichovsky, D., with Grossman M., Coate, D., Coates, A. 1981. “Determinants of Children's Health.”  Washington, D.C., NCHSR PHS 81-33309.

2.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A. 1981. “Regional Aspects of Family Planning and Fertility Behavior in Indonesia”. Washington, D.C., World Bank Staff Working Paper No. 402, 62 pages.

3.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A. 1981. "Female Labor Force Participation in Indonesia". Washington, D.C., World Bank, Working Paper No 81-57.

4.               Chernichovsky, D. with Thalwitz, M.  "Botswana, Country Economic Memorandum". Washington, D.C., World Bank, 1982, 121 pages.

5.               Ellenzweig, A., De-fris, A., Ha'Levi, H. S, and Chernichovsky, D.  "A Comparative Analysis of Schemes for  National Health Insurance in Israel", Center for Policy Studies, Jerusalem. (Hebrew), 1983, 139 pages.

6.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A. “Patterns of Food Consumption and Nutrition Indonesia”, Washington, D.C. World Bank Staff Working Papers, No. 670, 1984, 72 pages.

7.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A.  “Poverty in Indonesia: A Profile”, Washington, D.C. World Bank Staff Working Papers, No. 611, 1984, 48 pages.

8.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A., "Income-generating characteristics of Indonesian households", Washington, D.C. World Bank Staff Working Paper No. 32970, 1984.

9.               Chernichovsky, D. and Meesook, O. A. “School Enrollment in Indonesia”, Washing­ton, D.C. World Bank Staff Working Papers, No.746, 1985, 28 pages.

10.            Chernichovsky, D., Ben Zion, U., Gradstein ,M., Spiegel, U., “Optimal Consumer  Subsidies and Income Transfers for Minimum Nutritional Requirement: Basic Concepts  for Health Programs and Policy.” World Bank, PHN Technical Note 875, 1987, 27 pages.

11.             Chernichovsky, D. and Zangwill, L. "Microeconomic Theory of the household and Nutrition Programs", World Bank, WPS, 82, 1988.  

12.            Chernichovsky, D., Pardoko, H., Raharadjo, P., Lerman, C. “The Indonesian Family Planning Program; an Economic Perspective”. Working Paper Series no. 628. Policy Research and External Affairs, World Bank. March 1991. 180 pages.

13.            Holsen, J., Bergsam, J., Chernichovsky, D., Hewer, P., Nellis, J., Riveros, L., Pohl, L. (and others), “Czechoslovakia; Transition to Market Economy”, World Bank. July 1990, 130 pages.

14.            Chernichovsky, D. with Amadeo, J., Ojeda, G. “The Profamilia Family Planning Program, Colombia; An Economic Perspective”, Working Paper Series no. 757.  Policy Research and External Affairs, World Bank. August 1991. 100 pages.

15.            Chernichovsky, D. "Economic Dimensions of the Crisis in the Israeli Health Care System: Principles and Proposals for Reform".  JDC-Brookdale Institute.  Jerusalem. 1992.

16.         Chernichovsky, D. "The Public-Private Mix in the Modern Health Care System - Concepts, Issues, and Policy Options Revisited". National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper W7881. Boston. 2000. 

17.            Chernichovsky, D. and S. Markowitz. "Toward a Framework for Improving Healthcare Financing for an Aging population: The case of Israel". National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper W8415. Boston. 2001.

18.            Chernichovsky, D., Bolotin A., and D. de-Leeuw. "A Fuzzy Logic Approach Toward Solving the Analytic Maze of Health System Financing". National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. W8470. Boston, 2001.

19.            Chernichovsky, D., Anson, Y., Elkana, Y. and A. Shemesh. "Equity and the Israeli Health Care System; Relative Poverty as a Risk Factor". Center for Social Policy Studies, Jerusalem, Israel. 2003.  (Hebrew).

20.            Chernichovsky, D. Shmueli, A., and I. Zmora "The Israeli Capitation Mechanism, and the Public Allocation to Health in Israel". Center for Social Policy Studies, Jerusalem, Israel. 2003. (Hebrew).

21.            Chernichovsky, D. "Private Health Insurance in Israel". Research and Information Center- Knesset- The Israeli Parliament, Jerusalem, Israel. 2004.  (Hebrew)

22.            Chernichovsky, D. "The Capitation and Public Allocating for Medical Services in Israel". Research and Information Center- Knesset- The Israeli Parliament, Jerusalem, Israel. 2004 (Hebrew).

23.            Chernichovsky, D. "Required Changes in the Capitation Mechanism". Research and Information Center- Knesset- The Israeli Parliament, Jerusalem, Israel. 2005 (Hebrew).

24.            Chernichovsky, D. "Funding the Israeli Health System 1995-2005". Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, Jerusalem, Israel. 2007 (Hebrew).

25.            Chernichovsky, D., Mizrahi, S. and Frenkel T. "Public Management of Sickness Funds in Israel". Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, Jerusalem, Israel. 2008 (Hebrew).

 

 

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1.      Health Economics (courses and seminars) – B.A, M.A., and Ph.D. – Department of Economics, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Leon and Mathilda Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. 

2.      Health Policy – B.A. and M.A. – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Bar Ilan University, and George Washington University, Washington, DC.

3.      The Economics of Risky Health Behavior – B.A. – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

4.      Household Behavior and Welfare – B.A. – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

5.      Planning and Budgeting of Health Services – M.A. and Ph.D. – School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Department of Health Policy and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. 

6.      Health Economics – M.A. and Ph.D. – School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

7.      Health Economics – M.A. – New School of Economics, Moscow.

8.      Labor Economics – B.A. and M.A. – Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. 

9.      Micro-Economic Theory – B.A. – Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; M.A. – Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

10.    The Economic Theory of the Household – B.A. and M.A. – Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

11.    Micro-Economic Theory – B.A. and M.A. – Baruch College, The City University of New York.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

2005 – present                        "Social Health Insurance" – World Bank (USD 50,000).

2005 – present                        "Social Policy Studies"—Israeli Parliament (USD 7,500).

2004 – present                        "The Emerging Paradigm in Health Systems" – The Commonwealth Fund

                                    (USD 44,000).

2002 – present                        "The Efficiency of Israeli Hospitals" – The National Institute for Health

                                    Policy and Health Services Research (USD 60,000).

 

Work in Progress

Manuscripts

Elements of Health System Finance

Health Economics (for non-economists)

Financing, Organization of Health Systems

Privatization in the Israeli health care system

 

(Major) papers and reports

The Americanization of the Israeli Health Care System (re-submission to Health Affairs)

Reform of Primary Care and Renaissance of Family Medicine in Israeli

Voluntary Health Insurance in Israel (for Israeli Parliament)

Decentralization of Health System (for World Bank)

Social Health Insurance – From Fragmentation to Decentralization (for the German aid Agency GTZ)

Financing Child Health Care (for World Bank)

Financing Long Term Care in Israel (for Israeli Parliament)