Dr. Yonatan Eyal

Yonatan Eyal

Senior Research Scholar and Arab Population Team Leader (Systems Group)

Arab Population

Senior research scholar and Arab Population Team leader, Systems Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Yonatan Eyal has worked at MJB since 2011. His primary research areas are: employment (vocational training), disabilities (personal budgeting), and cost effectiveness, and is experienced in the evaluation of complex programs. In recent years, he has evaluated the government’s national Five-Year Plan to promote the Bedouin population in the Negev.

Yonatan holds a BA in industrial engineering and management from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, an MA in economics from Tel Aviv University, and a PhD in economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As part of his doctorate, he specialized in quantitative evaluations of the impact of intervention programs.

He can be reached at yonatane@jdc.org or by telephone at 972-2-655-7361.

Research Gate Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yonatan_Eyal

Journal Articles

Ekstein, D., Tirosh, M., Eyal, Y., & Eyal, S. (2015). Drug interactions involving antiepileptic drugs: Assessment of the consistency among three drug compendia and FDA-approved labels. Epilepsy & Behavior44, 218-224. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.02.009

Nirel, N., Grinstien-Cohen, O., Eyal, Y., Samuel, H., & Ben-Shoham, A. (2015). Models for projecting supply and demand for nurses in Israel. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research4(1), 46. doi:10.1186/s13584-015-0043-6

Eyal, Y. (2010). Examination of the empirical research environment of program evaluation: Methodology and application. Evaluation Review34(6), 455-486. doi:10.1177/0193841X10394980

yal, Y., & Beenstock, M. (2008). Sign reversal in LIVE treatment effect estimates: The effect of vocational training on unemployment duration. Labour Economics15(5), 1102-1125. doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2007.10.001