Elise S. Brezis is Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University. She is the head of the Azrieli Center for Economic Policy in Israel, and the director of the Israeli Forum Macro.
In the field of economic growth, she has developed the leapfrogging theory with the Nobel Laureate, Paul Krugman. In the field of regulation and governance, she has developed the concept of "bureaucratic capital". She is the laureate of the 2020 Elinor Ostrom prize on institutional economics research.
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