Economic International Development

Development Today: its players, trends and Israel's role: 11th June 16:30

Development Today: its players, trends and Israel's role: 11th June 16:30

June 11, 2019

Glocal, together with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, The Milken Innovation Center and Mashav (Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs) are happy to invite you to an exciting discussion on International Development, its trends and Israel's role in it.

The event will include a panel discussion with:

Mr. Pierre Heilbronn: VP Policy and Partnerships, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Prof. Glen Yago: Senior Director Milkin Innovation Center / Jerusalem Institute

2019 Jun 11

Development Today: its players, trends and Israel's role

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hebrew University - Mount Scopus, Mandel Building, Room 530

Glocal, together with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, The Milken Development Center and Mashav (Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs) are happy to invite you to an exciting discussion on International Development, its trends and Israel's role in it.

The event will include a panel discussion with:

Mr. Pierre Heilbronn: VP Policy and Partnerships, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Prof. Glen Yago: Senior Lecturer Milkin Innovation Center / Jerusalem Institute

Population change: Why it matters?

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

The course focuses on the two-way relationship between major demographic events and societal transitions. Demographic events include epidemics, large-scale migration, and more recently, the dramatic reductions in fertility and mortality. Societal transitions include those related to religious belief and practice, political instability, economic development, as well as to those associated with the "second demographic transition" in contemporary low fertility countries.

Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

Social entrepreneurship is a growing field of practice and of academic research. The course will discuss the differences between social and commercial entrepreneurship. Furthermore, it will grapple with the challenge of increasing social value utilizing theories of innovation that were developed in the commercial sector.

The course is taught by Dr. Jonathan Mirvis

Development Economics: Principles and Application

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

What allows countries to develop? What holds development and growth in certain regions? Why many developing countries in Africa have seen lower levels of growth and development in recent               decades than Asians states? This course examines these questions and many others by discussing various models in development economics and exploring their application in reality.