Sand Edith








Economist, Labor Market and Welfare Unit, Macroeconomics and Policy Division.​


Ph.D., Economics, Tel Aviv University, 2008​

M.A.,  Economics, Tel Aviv University, 2003

B.A.,  Economics, Tel Aviv University, 2000

Professional Experience

2014-        Economist, Labor Market and Welfare Unit, Research Department, Bank of Israel

2011-        Instructor, Tel-Aviv University 

2009-2014 Economist, Real Macroeconomics Unit, Research Department, Bank of Israel

2010-2011 Instructor, Hebrew University

2008-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute

2002-2008 Research Assistant, Tel Aviv University

2005-2007 Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Tel Aviv University

2000-2006 Research Assistant, The Aix Group

Fields of interest

Applied Microeconomics, Labor economics, ​Economics of education.

Publications outside the Bank of Israel

On The Origins of the Gender Human Capital Gaps; Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers' Stereotypical Biases (joint with Victor Lavy), NBER WP no. 20909

The Effect of Social Networks on Student's Academic and Non-Cognitive Behavioral Outcomes: Evidence from Conditional Random Assignment of Friends in School (joint with Victor Lavy), Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Political Economy

Professional publications