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Reuben GRONAU, economist in the field of Theory of Labour Market; Economics of Transportation; Labour Market Studies.


GRONAU, Reuben was born in 1937 in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1960, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy Columbia University, 1967.


Research Supervisor, Maurice Falk Institute, Institution Economics Research, Israel, 1968-1971, 1972^1. Post-doctoral Fellow, University Chicago, 1971-1972. Association Professor, Hebrew University, 1974-1983.

Research Association, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1972-. Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., United States of America, 1972, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1980-1981. Visiting Association Professor, Stanford University, 1975-1976.

Professor of Economics, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel, since 1983.


The analysis of the economic activity in the home sector. The analysis and estimation of the value people assign to their time. The analysis of the factors determining the allocation of time in the home sector.

And the evaluation of the output of this sector. This analysis led to improved estimates of the factors determining wives’ labour force participation and their earnings, allowing for selectivity biasses.