Prof. Eugene Kandel

Prof. Eugene Kandel is the founder and the Chairman of RISE Israel Institute.

Prof. Kandel (BA, MA Hebrew University in Jerusalem; MBA, Ph.D. The University of Chicago) is an Emil Spyer Professor of Economics and Finance at the Hebrew University. Prof. Kandel published extensively in Finance and Economics.

Kandel served as Head of the National Economic Council and Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Israel from 2009-2015, advancing many important economic policies and reforms.

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