Bar-Ilan University
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Benjamin W. de Vries


Professional Address:
Bar Ilan University
Department of Economics
52900 Ramat Gan
Israel
Phone number: 972-3-531 8943
Fax number: 972-3-535 3180
E-mail: benan@netvision.net.il
Personal Details:
Born June 24, 1923. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citizenship: Israeli and Dutch
Married with Annemarie Broekhuijsen
3 children, 10 grandchildren
Aliya (emigration to Israel) 1957
Education
1956 Ph.D. in Economics UVA University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands with high honours Thesis: "De Nederlandse Papiernijverheid in de 19de Eeuw".
1951 M.A. in Economics UVA University of Amsterdam Dissertation: "Guaranteed Wage System"
1948 B.A. in Economics UVA University of Amsterdam
Academic Experience
1990- Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
1988- Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences
1973-1990 Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
1968-1970 Lecturer, Business Administration, Tel Aviv University
Other Activities
1960-1988 Adjunct Director Export Market Research Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Israel
1958-1959 Israel Export Institute, Tel Aviv
1957-1958 Nesher Cement Works, Haifa, Israel
1953-1956 Assistant Director Hollandsche Papier Industrie NV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1952-1953 Assistant Account Executive, Lintas, Unilever, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1942-1945 Farmhand during German occupation of The Netherlands in W.W. II
Courses taught
Market research
European Economic History
Introduction to Economic History
Modern Economic History
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Publications
Courses:
Syllabus [66-031]
Syllabus [66-066]