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Prof. Arie Krampf
Fields of Research
Prof. Arie Krampf
School of Government and Society
  • Comparative Capitalism

  • Internatonal Political Economy

  • Political Economy of Israel 

  • Economy and security

  • Hisotory of Globlal Monetary and Financial System

Short Bio

Prof. Arie Krampf, Head of the program for Philosophy, Political Science and Economics (BA). Prof. Arie Krampf holds a position as Associate Professor (tenure track) for Political Economy and International Studies. His main areas of expertise are Comparative Political Economy and International Political Economy, with a strong research focus on Israel’s growth model, especially concerning the interaction between economic and security issues. 

He has also published extensively on international monetary and financial institutions. 

Prof. Krampf recently was awarded with a  highly competitive 3-year research grant from the Israel Science Foundation. This research project, Israel Growth Strategy in the Post-Fordist Era: Ideology, Security and Economy (October 2019-September 2022), investigates how the perception of security threats by Israeli decision makers affected economic policy choices and determined Israel’s path to the neoliberal era. The aim of the project is to give an account of the specifics of Israel’s growth model and to determine drivers of change. 

A second research topic of Prof. Krampf is the evolution of the global monetary and financial system. Within this research topic, he has published about the European Centrl Bank and its impact on the European Union, on the consolidation of the Eurodollar market in the 1970s, and on consolidation of the law inflation monetary regime in the 1990s. 

Prof. Krampf puts specific emphasis on the development of systematic methodologies to improve the reliability of quantitative historical single-case research designs. He integrates text analysis software and process tracing methods to test causal hypotheses.  

Prof. Krampf is a member of the executive board of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration (IASEI), and the Israeli Association for International Studies (IAIS). He is also a senior researcher at the The Simone Veil Research Centre for Contemporary European Studies at Ben Gurion University. 

Besides teaching and research, Prof. Krampf is also active in the public discourse. He publishes OpEd ocasionally in The Marker and Globes on economic and internatonal issues. 

Selected Publications

  1. Benjamin Braun, Arie Krampf, and Steffen Murau, “Financial Globalization as Positive Integration: Monetary Technocrats and the Eurodollar Market in the 1970s,” Review of International Political Economy 0, no. 0 (March 22, 2020): 1–26,

  2. Arie Krampf, “What Do Workers Want? Institutional Complementarity as a Mechanism of Social Change,” Journal of Institutional Economics 15, no. 5 (October 2019): 881–96,]

  3. Arie Krampf, “Monetary Power Reconsidered: The Struggle between the Bundesbank and the Fed over Monetary Leadership,” International Studies Quarterly 63, no. 4 (December 1, 2019): 938–51,

  4. Arie Krampf, The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism: The State, Continuity and Change, Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies (Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2018).

  5. Arie Krampf, “From Transparency to Ambiguity: The Impact of the ECB’s Unconventional Policies on the EMU,” Journal of European Integration 38, no. 4 (June 6, 2016): 455–71,

  6. Yuval P Yonay and Arie Krampf, “Israel,” in Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought, ed. Vincent Barnett (New York, NY: Rountledge, 2015), 189–201.

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