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Prof. Rafi Melnick

Prof. Rafi Melnick

Tiomkin School of Economics

Contact Details

Phone: 09-9527238
Fax: 09-9527268
Personal Website: Personal Website


Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1979; B.A. in Economics and Statistics and M.A. studies in Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Provost at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. Former Dean of Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy.
Present - Professor at the School of Economics and at the Lauder School of Government at IDC Herzliya. Former Provost of IDC and member of the Monetary Committee of the Bank of Israel.
In 1998 he joined IDC, served as Dean of the Lauder School of Government. Previously was Deputy Director of Research at the Bank of Israel, lecturer at the H.U. visiting professor at the universities of Boston and Davis. His publications are in the areas of monetary economics, the Israeli economy and Applied Econometrics.
Former member of: the Advisory Committee of the Economic Council at the Prime Minister's Office, the Advisory Committee to the Minister of Finance, the Committee for Social and Economic Change and Chair of the Macroeconomic Forum of the director general of the Treasury.
Was chairman of the investment committee of Migdal insurance company, consultant to Bank Leumi, member of the board of directors of Psagot-Ofek Securities and Investment Ltd., and associate at the Center for Social Policy Studies Research in Israel.


Ph.D. in Economics, UC Berkeley