Pinhas Sapir Chair Established
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Pinhas Sapir Chair Established

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A Pinhas Sapir Chair in economics has been established at the Hebrew University in memory of the late Pinhas Sapir. The first incumbent will be Dresden-born Prof. Haim Barkai, a recognized authority on economic theory and Israeli economic problems and policy. Prof. Barkai received his Bachelor and Masters degrees at the Hebrew University and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He has taught at the Hebrew University since 1958 and was appointed associate professor there in 1969.

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