Jonathan Benchimol, PhD

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 10/2017

Research Economist at the Bank of Israel since 8/2012

Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since 10/2017

Research Interests

Macroeconomics and monetary economics, financial economics and risk


Prof. Hamza Bennani

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 4/2019

Associate Professor at the Université Paris Nanterre, since 2015

Researcher at EconomiX, Université Paris Nanterre since 2015

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Political Economy of Central Banks


Dr. Enzo Dia

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 10/2017

Lecturer at Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

Research Interests

Political Economy


Prof. Logan J. Kelly, PhD

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 10/2017

Director of the Center for Economic Research at the University of Wisconsin, Riverfalls

Associate Professor of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Riverfalls

Research Interests

Applied Macro Econometrics, Forensic Economics


Simone Marsiglio, PhD

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 10/2018

Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assoicate Professor) at the University of Wollongong since 01/2018

Research Fellow at the Laboratory on Finance and Growth, University of Milan, Italy since 06/2015 and Research Fellow at Global Labor Organization since 11/2017

Research Interests

Dynamic macroeconomcis, Economic growth, Environmental economics


Prof. Nahid Masoudi, PhD

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 5/2019

Associate Professor at Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John´s, Canada since 2015

Research Interests

Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Game Theory, Public Economics


Dr. Yossi Saadon

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 12/2017

Head of the Macroprudential Unit of the Bank of Israel since 4/2017

Faculty member at the Sapir Academic College, Sederot since 9/2015

Research Interests

Finance, Media, Monetary Policy


Prof. Steven J. Yamarik, PhD

Current Positions

Research Associate at the CFDS since 10/2017

Full Professor at California State University Long Beach since 2009

Research Interests

Economic Growth and Development, Regional Economics, International Trade, Regional Economic Integration


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