Sami Miaari is Lecturer at the Department of Labor Studies in Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Research Fellow at the Israeli Democracy Institute. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A degrees in Economics from the Hebrew University; and the B.s.c. degree in Mathematics and Economics from the Hebrew University. His research focuses on the labour economics, economic causes and consequences of conflict, including on the economic costs of political instability and the relationship between economic shocks and conflict (focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict), discrimination against ethnic minorities, and applied econometrics. The results of his researches will serve to evaluate international policies designed for a peaceful resolution of the conflict. His works have appeared in mainstream journals of economics such as the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economic and Journal of Conflict Resolution.
- “Public-Private Wage Differential in West Bank and Gaza: An Analysis of Israeli – Palestinian Conflict,” .
- “The labour market impact of mobility restrictions: Evidence from the West Bank,” (with Massimiliano Calì).
- “Should I trade or should I go (to war)? Lessons from the Second Intifada,” (with Massimiliano Calì ).
- “Do Israeli settlements radicalize Palestinians?,” (with Massimiliano Calì).
- “Learning the hard way: The effect of violent conflict on student academic achievement,” (With Tilman Brauk and Michele Di Maio).
- “Educational-Occupational Mismatch as a Generator of Income Inequality in Israel,” (With Amit Lazarus).