Dr. Berdugo Binyamin
Fields of Research
Dr. Berdugo Binyamin
School of Management & Economics
  • Economic Growth

  • Family Economics

  • Applied Economics

Short Bio

Dr. Berdugo is a lecturer at the School of Management and Economics in the Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo. He obtained all his degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where his PhD studies have been performed under the supervision of Prof. Oded Galor and Prof.  Joseph Zeira. Before Joining the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, he had spent seven years at the Economic department at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: two years as a postdoc and 5 years as a lecturer (assistant professor).

Selected Publications

1. Binyamin Berdugo and Sharon Hadad, August 2008 “How Do Firing Costs Affect Innovation and Growth when Workers’ Ability is Unknown? – Employment Protection as a Burden on a Firm's Screening Process” The European Journal of Comparative Economics Vol. 9, n. 1, (pp. 3-30) http://eaces.liuc.it/18242979201201/182429792012090101.pdf

2. Moshe Hazan and Binyamin Berdugo, 2002 “Child Labor, Fertility, and Economic Growth” The Economic Journal (pp 810-828) http://www.jstor.org/stable/798533

Working Papers

1. Binyamin Berdugo and Uri Meir, October 2009, “Education, Rent-Seeking and Growth,” MPRA Paper No.18369 http://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/18369/1/MPRA_paper_18369.pdf

2. Binyamin Berdugo and Sharon Hadad, October 2009, “How does Investors' Legal Protection affect Productivity and Growth,” MPRA paper No. 15496 http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/15496/1/MPRA_paper_15496.pdf

3. Binyamin Berdugo, December 2006, “What it Takes to be a Leader: Leadership and Charisma in a Citizen Candidate Model,” Discussion Paper No. 06-12 Monaster Center for Economic Research (the latest version January 2008 MPRA Paper No. 11408) http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/11408/1/MPRA_paper_11408.pdf

4. Binyamin Berdugo Jacques Sadik and Nathan Sussman, Oct 2005, “Delays in Technology Adoption, Appropriate Human Capital, Natural Resources and Growth”