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List of notable or famous economists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Israel and even some popular economists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Israel is included when available.

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Amos Tversky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Israel
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Amos Nathan Tversky was a cognitive and mathematical psychologist, a student of cognitive science, a collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive bias and handling of risk. Much of his early work concerned the foundations of measurement. He was co-author of a three-volume treatise, Foundations of Measurement. His early work with Kahneman focused on the psychology of prediction and probability judgment; later they worked together to develop prospect theory, which aims to explain irrational human economic choices and is considered one of the seminal works of behavioral economics. Six years after Tversky's death, Kahneman received the 2002 Nobel ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 59 (1937-1996)

Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

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Ariel Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Israel
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Ariel Rubinstein is an Israeli economist who works in Economic Theory, Game Theory and Bounded Rationality . ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

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Avishay Braverman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Economists from Israel
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Avishay Braverman is an Israeli economist and politician. A former president of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, he served as a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 2006 and 2015, and as Minister of Minority Affairs between 2009 and 2011. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

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Avshalom Vilan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Economists from Israel
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Avshalom "Abu" Vilan is an Israeli politician and economist. He served as a Knesset member for Meretz between 1999 and 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Negba, Israel

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