Hebrew University of Jerusalem and LUISS Guido Carli
Joseph Zeira is a professor of Economics in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also has a part time position in LUISS Guido Carli in Rome. Joseph Zeira is a macroeconomist, who specializes in a number of areas: technology and economic growth, the role of income distribution in macroeconomics, money and liquidity, business cycles, and the economy of Israel.
In addition to academic research and teaching Joseph Zeira has been involved in a number of professional activities. For many years he served as a chair of the investment committee of a small pension fund in Israel. Joseph Zeira is also an active member of AIX, a group of Israeli, Palestinian, and Internationals, who study the economic aspects of potential peace agreements between Israel and Palestine. In 2011 Joseph Zeira headed a team of economists that supported the Israeli protest movement of 2011.