Prof. Avia Spivak

Avia Spivak
Senior Research Fellow
Fields of Practice: 
Economics and society, macroeconomics, monitary theory, pension, economics of uncertainty, insurance

Professor Avia Spivak has been a Senior Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute since 2006, and is one of the founders of the Economics and Society Program at the institute. Prior to this he served as a Deputy Governor (one of two) of the Bank of Israel, during the years
He is the Paul Ivanier Managerial Economics Professor of Economics at Ben-Gurion University, where he also served as Chair of the Economics Department and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.
He was a visiting professor at Brown University, UCLA, University of Pennsylvania, and Boston University, where he taught both under-graduate and graduate classes in economics.
Prof. Spivak has been a member of several Boards of Directors of pension funds and commercial banks, and has served on numerous public committees, among them the Alon fellowship, Rothschild fellowships, Israel prize in economics, and Shohat sub-committee for student loans and tuition.
Prof. Spivak specializes in Macroeconomics and Monetary Theory, Pensions, Economics of Uncertainty and Insurance.

Publications in the Institute