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Eytan SHESHINSKI

economist

Eytan SHESHINSKI, economist in the field of Microeconomic Theory. Fellow, Econometric Society; Council, Econometric Society, 1979-1981; Wicksell Lectures, 1980; Walras-Bowley Lecture, Econometric Society, 1981.

Background

SHESHINSKI, Eytan was born in 1939 in Haifa, Israel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1961, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1966.

Career

Visiting Professor of Economics, Stanford University, 1976. Oskar Morgenstern Distinguished Fellow, Princeton University, 1980. Fellow, Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1981.

Sir Isaac Wolfson Professor Public Finance, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, since 1979. Co-editor, Econometrica, 1977-1981.

Achievements

  • Fellow, Econometric Society. Council, Econometric Society, 1979-1981. Wicksell Lectures, 1980.

    Walras-Bowley Lecture, Econometric Society, 1981.

Views

Switching of techniques in linear open input-output models. The theory of optimum income taxation. Externalities and corrective taxation.

Firm’s optimum behaviour under inflation. And social security and theory of intergenerational transfers.