Alon Eizenberg is a Senior Lecturer (with tenure, equivalent of Associate Professor) in the Department of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research is in the areas of Empirical Industrial Organization and Applied Microeconometrics, and seeks to understand the mechanisms that govern modern markets.
Dr. Eizenberg earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. His research papers have been published in journals such as the Review of Economic Studies, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and the RAND Journal of Economics.
On January 2017 he was ranked fifth in the IDEAS/RePEc list of Top 100 Young Economists (economists whose first publication of any kind is 5 or fewer years). Dr. Eizenberg is the Israeli recepient of the 2020 Young Economist Award by the France Israel Foundation, awarded every year, to honor a French and an Israeli young economist whose work has received international distinction.
Dr. Eizenberg has advised the Israel Antitrust Authority and (currently) the Bank of Israel on competition issues. In 2011 he co-founded the annual workshop "Industrial Organization, Regulation and Competition Policy in Israel" (a.k.a. the Israeli IO Day) and had been co-organizing it through 2011-2018.
At the Department of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dr. Eizenberg teaches both undergraduate and Graduate level courses in areas that parallel his research, i.e., they focus on the econometric analysis of microeconomic issues.