About the Institute
The Forder Institute was established in 1970 in memory of Dr. Yeshayahu Foerder, Chairman of the Board of the Bank Leumi for many years. Establishment of the Institute was made possible by a contribution from the Bank Leumi. The aim of the Institute is to support theoretical and applied research by members of the Economics School in wide number of fields such as Game theory, Industrial organization, Technological change and Economic growth. Economics urban and regional labor market, Financial markets, Public Economics, International Trade, Economics Monetary and more.
The Institute publishes a series of working papers by faculty and staff members and can be use to spread their ideas to other researchers and to the general public worldwide before publication.
The Institute also helps in bridging the academic economic research and current economic problems by organizing seminars open to the public.
Every working paper reports the results of a particular study undertaken in the institute, be it theoretical, applied, or policy-oriented. The working papers are distributed through an exchange program to other research institutes in Israel and abroad, as well as to university libraries, central banks, government agencies, and similar interested parties in Israel and abroad. Studies of large scope are published in book form.