May 18th, 2015


Kohelet Policy Forum,
8 Am-V’Olamo St.,


17:00 – 21:00


17:00 – 17:30

Welcome and Introduction

17:30 – 18:00

Moshe Koppel (President, Kohelet Policy Forum)

Amichai Magen (Senior Fellow, Kohelet Policy Forum)

Chris L. Talley (President and CEO, Liberty Fund, Indianapolis, USA)

Panel 1 : Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

18:00 – 19:00 

Terry Anker (Chairman, The Anker Consulting Group, USA)

John Chisholm (Ceo, John Chisholm group, USA)

Nils Karlson (CEO, Ratio Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)

Omer Moav (Department of Economics, University of Warwick and School of Economics, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya)

Break : 19:00-19:15 

Panel 2: Productivity

19:15 – 20:00 

John Charalambakis (University of Kentucky, Chief Economist of Black Financial Summit)

Deirdre McCloskey (University of Chicago, USA)

Avi Simhon (Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Hebrew University of Jerusalem )

Panel 3: Labor Market Participation

20:00 – 21:00

Barbara Kolm (Director, Austrian Economics Center)

Michael Sarel (Director of Economic Forum and Senior Fellow, Kohelet Policy Forum, Jerusalem)



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