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.

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Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8955
forthcoming in: Managerial and Decision Economics, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8737
published in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2015, 42, (5), 908 - 928
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8653
forthcoming in: Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid, edited by B. Mak Arvin and Byron Lew. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8625
Published as: Ethnic identity: a theoretical framework, IZA Journal of Migration (2015) 4:9
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