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Ori Zax

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The Open University of Israel Department of Education and Psychology 1 University Road P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 43107, Israel
Office:09-7781337 Email:[email protected]

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Areas of Interest
  • Labor Economics
  • Education Economics
  • Organizational Economics

Ph.D., Economics, Tel Aviv University, 
Dissertation: “Promotion, Wages, and Segregation in a Competitive Environment."
Supervisor: Yoram Weiss

M. A., Economics, Ben-Gurion University, 
M.A. Thesis: "Employement and Wage Levels – Competitive and Non-Competitive Approaches".
Supervisor: David Wettstein.

B. A., Economics and Business Administration, Ben-Gurion University

Waldman, M., and Zax, O. (2020) "Promotion Signaling and Human Capital Investments", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 12 (1): 125-55. 

Waldman, M., and Zax, O. (2016). "An Exploration of the Promotion Signaling Distortion", Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 32(1), 119-149.

Farja, Y. and Zax O. (Accepted). Poaching. Equilibrium Poaching in Labor Markets. CESifo Economic Studies.

Hochman, O., and Zax, O. (2023) “Production in Urban Environments”, CESifo Economic Studies, 69 (1), 61-68

Cohen, C., and Zax, O. (2022) “Human Capital Acquisition as a Signaling Device in Promotion Competition”, Metroeconomica, 73 (1), 550-566. 

Zax, O. (2020) "Human Capital Acquisition as a Competitive Response to the Promotion Distortion", Metroeconomica, 71 (3), 496-509. 

Wettstein, D., and Zax, O. (2018) “Promotion Policies of Workers who Observe their Ability”, Economics Bulletin, 38(4), 2509-2514.