Prof. Eugene 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.
In 2009-2015 Kandel served as Head of the National Economic Council and Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Israel, advancing many important economic policies and reforms.
Prof. Kandel is the founder and the Co-Chairman of the Start-Up Nation Policy Institute, a non-profit dedicated to advancing Israel’s innovation policies, aimed at strengthening the ecosystem, and making it more impactful on the Israeli economy and society.