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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8378
published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, 3:19
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8004
forthcoming in: in Bakens, Jacques and Peter (Eds) The Economics of Cultural Diversity, Edward Elgar
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7023
published in: Economics and Business Letters, 2012, 1(4), 21-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6850
published in: Korean Economic Review, 2012, 28 (2), 117-136.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6837
published in: A. Constant and K. F. Zimmermann (eds): International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, 2013, Edward Elgar, ISBN 978-1-84542-629-3.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6831
published in: Review of International Economics, 2013, 21(2), 191–203.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6796
published in: Economics Bulletin, 2012, 32(3), 2414-2441
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5658
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2011, 33, 239-261
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5641
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2015, 19 (3), 735-747.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5158
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem, Shmuel Nitzan
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95 (1-2), 88-93
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5123
published in: Epstein, Gil S. and Gang, Ira N. (eds.): Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald: 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5059
published in: Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang (eds.), Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 325-339
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5051
Gil S. Epstein, Yosef Mealem
published in: Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang (eds.), Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 193-203
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4153
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2010, 14 (2), 374-385
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3591
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 29, 2009, 67-88
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3585
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 89(1), 12-18
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3025
published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 99 (3), 545-548
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2830
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2008, 28, 197-224
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2199
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20 (3), 707-715
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1711
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10 (2), 285-296
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1533
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2006, 19 (4), 703-723
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1244
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10 (4), 652 - 665
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1237
published in: Defense and Peace Economics, 2007, 18 (6), 469–484
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1232
published in: Foders, Federico and Langhammer, Rolf J. (eds), Labor Mobility and the World Economy. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg 2006, 85-103
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1227
published in: Public Choice, 2007, 132 (3-4), 257-271
IZA Discussion Paper No. 558
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18 (4), 649–662
IZA Discussion Paper No. 551
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2007, 26, 199-229
IZA Discussion Paper No. 540
published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 56 (3), 332–352
IZA Discussion Paper No. 445
published in: Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang (eds.): Migration and Culture, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 25-44
IZA Discussion Paper No. 435
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2006, 27 (2), 104-125
IZA Discussion Paper No. 302
published as "The Why, When and How of Immigration Amnesties" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24 (1), 285-316
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