Gil S. Epstein obtained his doctorate in Economics and Statistics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1994. After spending two and a half years at the University of Pennsylvania he joined the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Gil is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics and is an Associate Editor for economics. In addition, he is a Research Fellow in IZA and a Research Fellow in CReAM.

Gil has published in Journals such as Management Science, Journal of Development Economics, European Economic Review, Social Choice and Welfare and Journal of Public Economics. His book on Endogenous Public Policy and Contests (2007)(coauthored with Shmuel Nitzan) has been published by Springer. Gil also edited together with Ira N. Gang a volume on Migration and Culture (2010) which was published by Emerald.

His current research interests include issues in Political Economy, Public Choice, Labor Economics, Migration and Public Policy.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8737
published in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2015, 42, (5), 908 - 928
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8653
published in: in Mak Arvin (ed.): Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar, 2015, 488 - 502
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8625
Published as: Ethnic identity: a theoretical framework, IZA Journal of Migration (2015) 4:9
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8378
published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, 3:19
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8004
published in: Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot & Jessie Bakens (eds) Economics on Cultural Diversity, 2015, Edward Elgar Pub: Cheltenham, UK, 52-77
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7751
published in: International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science, 2013, 3 (11), 614-632.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7736
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem
published in: Theory and Decision, 2014 [Online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7220
published in: Economics Bulletin, 2013, 33 (1), 434-441
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7032
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem, Shmuel Nitzan
published in: Economics and Politics, 2013, 25(1), 48–60
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7031
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem, Shmuel Nitzan
published in: Economics of Governance, 2013, 14(1), 77-105