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Author: Arie Krampf

Dr. Arie Krampf is a senior lecturer at the School for Government and Society at the Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo and a lecturer at Hebrew University. Arie holds a PhD. from Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University. He was a postdoc at “The KFG The Transformative Power of Europe” at Free University Berlin, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, and the Davis Institute for International Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Arie has published in top-ranked journals such as International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Institutional Economics, Journal of European Integration, Israel Studies, Israel Affairs, Science in context and other. Arie is a member in the board of the Israeli Association for International Studies (IAIS) and a member of the board the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration (IASEI).

A review of “The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism” by Assaf Zimring

A review of my book, The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism: State, Continuity Change (Routledge, 2018) has just been published in the Israel Studies Review, written by Assaf Zimring. The review can be downloaded here. I think the review captures very nicely two core arguments of the book.

First, the argument regarding the primacy of the state preferences in economic policymaking:


Everything You Knew About Israeli Economy Is Wrong

A talk with Dahlia Scheindlin and Gilad Halpern about my recent book.

What does economic history have to do with a country’s national identity? In Israel’s case, a great deal. The myth of a socialist ideal morphing into a neo-liberal global powerhouse is captivating but contains far more complex processes, and many run contrary to the national self-image. Follow the gestation and birth of Israel’s economy under the shadow of war, peace and privatization in a discussion with Dr Arie Krampf about his book “The Israeli Path to Neo-Liberalism: The State, Continuity and Change.”

Link to the interview.

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