Yarden Kedar

ירדן קידר
Role: 
Coordinator of the Economics and Society Program
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Fields of Practice: 
Organization of conferences and seminars, publicizing publications and research so as to help the department and its head promote a socioeconomic agenda in Israel and make economic topics accessible to the general public in Israel
Interests: 
History, the political system in Israel, social democracy, communities in Israel, education, music

Yarden Kedar is a candidate for a master’s degree in public policy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He holds a BA in the combined philosophy, economics, and political science program at the Hebrew University. He has been a coordinator and social activist in a variety of civil society associations in Israel. He is among the founders of Beshutaf, a community business venture aimed at changing consumer habits in Jerusalem (and in Israel) through consumer cooperation.


Selected publications:
Y. Kedar and S. Shye, Party–Voters Congruence in Israel Regarding Views about Distributive Justice, Publications of the Facet Theory Association, forthcoming

M. Strawczynski and Y. Kedar, Development of the progressive nature of the statutory tax rate in Israel, position paper, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 20014. Soon to be published in Policy Study No. 18: The State Budget 2015, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (in Hebrew)

Publications in the Institute