Sand Edith


Senior Economist






Economist, Macroeconomic Policy Unit in the Macroeconomic and Policy Division - Research Department


Max Weber Postdoctorial Fellow, European University institute

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,  policy Unit at the Macroeconomic and Policy Division, Research Department, Bank of Israel

2011-2014: Adjunct Lecturer, Tel Aviv University

Fields of interest

Applied Microeconomics, Labor economics, ​Economics of education.

<div class="ExternalClassD9D8CFBDFED34A6A95462F0681A5EAC8">Publications outside the Bank of Israel</div>

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

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