Nadav Penn

Research Analyst, Health Team (Systems Group)

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Research Analyst, Health Team (Systems Group), the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research

Nadav Penn has worked at MJB since 2018. His main research areas are health and housing. In recent years, he has been examining the First-Home Purchase Price (Mechir Lemishtaken) program and conducted rapid response studies on a range of subjects for the Budget Division of the Ministry of Finance.

Nadav has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, economics and political science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a master’s in urban and regional planning from the Technion – Institute of Technology in Haifa.

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Journal Articles

Waitzberg, R., Davidovitch, N., Leibner, G., Penn, N., & Brammli-Greenberg, S. (2020). Israel’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: tailoring measures for vulnerable cultural minority populationsInternational Journal for  Equity in Health,  19(1), 1-5.