Lead Economist, Economics Service (Systems Group)
Lead Economist, Economics Service (Systems Group), the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Dr. Yaniv Reingewertz has worked at MJB since 2018. His main areas of research are economic policy, public economics, and political economics. In addition to his work at MJB, Yaniv is on the faculty of the Division of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Haifa.
Yaniv has a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental sciences, and both a master’s and PhD in economics, all from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Supporting Local Authorities in the Provision of Social Services: A Model for the Identification of Suitable Local Authorities
The goal of the study was to develop indices to characterize the functional level of the various LAs in the areas of education and welfare, as well as an index of economic stability.
Pension Levels and Retirement Age in Israel and OECD Countries
The study was designed to characterize the pension system in Israel, discuss its advantages and disadvantages, and propose policy tools that would improve the services offered in response to the needs of the elderly while taking into account the budget limitations within which the pension system operates.
A Budgeting Model for the Authority for Prevention of Violence, Alcohol and Drug Abuse
This rapid response research had four primary goals: a. to describe the budgeting model of the Authority for Prevention of Violence, Alcohol and Drug Abuse; b. to analyze the connection between the budgeting model and the objectives of the Ministry for Community Empowerment and Advancement and the extent to which the Ministry can be expected to efficiently achieve those objectives; c. to determine how the division of the budget is expected to affect disparities in society; d. to present two case studies that provide initial insights into the effect of the budget on municipalities and also with respect to performance measurement.