Head of the economic department. Dr. Meir serves as a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Jerusalem College of Technology.
His academic research focuses on consumer insolvency, including consumer bankruptcy and mortgage policy. He has worked on the staff of the US Council of Economic and Advisers and for the NBER, the World Bank, and in the private sector.
Dr. Meir's active areas of study at Kohelet include housing policy, deregulation in the agricultural sector, and financing of local government.