F Prof. Arie Arnon

 

Arnon, A. (2011)

Monetary Theory and Policy from

Hume and Smith to Wicksell:

Money Credit and the Economy,

Cambridge University Press

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Prof. Arie Arnon

 

Office Address:

Department of Economics
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
P.O. Box 653
Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel

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+972-8-647-2300

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Research Interests | Scientific Publications
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Research Interests

       Since 1983 Professor Arie Arnon is at the Department of Economics, Ben Gurion University. His areas of research include macroeconomics and monetary theory as well as the history of economic thought. A book on the History of Monetary Theory from Hume & Smith to Wicksell was published in 2011 by Cambridge University Press. A major focus in recent years has been the political economy of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was a co-author of "The Palestinian Economy: Between Imposed Integration and Voluntary Separation" (Brill, 1997) as well as many articles and is now working with colleagues from Palestine, Israel and elsewhere on economic aspects of a permanent peace agreement.

 

The AIX Group

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Members of the Aix Group, Jerusalem, January 2004

 

The Economic Road Map (2004)
Disengagement and the Economic Road Map (2005)
The Economic Dimensions of a Two State Agreement between Israel and Palestine (2007)
Economic Dimensions of a Two-State Agreement Between Israel and Palestine: Vol II Supplamentary Papers (2010)

Economics and Politics in the Israeli Palestinian Conflict (2015)

Summaries of Recent Studies and Lessons Learnt (2016)
Two Further Studies: Improving the Gazan Economy (2017) and Utilizing the Economic Potential of the Jordan Valley
[In collaboration with the Office of the Chief Economist] MENA Region, World Bank

 

Coverage of Aix Group in the Israeli Press

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Yedioth-Translation--Two Economies for Two Peoples-28-4-2017-English

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Haaretz-26-3-2017--Amira Hass-Israeli and Palestinian experts draw up road map to save Palestinian economy

 

 

 

Scientific Publications

Books

    Arnon, A. (1991), Thomas Tooke: Pioneer of Monetary Theory, Michigan University Press (USA) and Edward Elgar Publications, Aldershot (England). [Reviewed in The Economic Journal, History of Political Economy, Journal of Economic History, Journal of the History of Economic Thought]

    Arnon, A. with I. Luski, A. Spivak, and J. Weinblatt (1997), The Palestinian Economy: Between Imposed Integration and Voluntary Separation, E.J. Brill Publishers., Leiden (Holland) [Reviewed in Middle East Journal, Middle East Report, Journal of Palestine Studies, Middle East Quarterly, MESA, Journal of Economic Literature]

    Arnon, A. and W. Young (eds.) (2002), The Open Economy Macromodel: Past, Present and Future, Kluwer Academic Publishing.

    Arnon, A. (2011), Monetary Theory and Policy from Hume and Smith to Wicksell: Money Credit and the Economy, Cambridge University Press

    Arnon, A., J. Weinblatt and W. Young (eds.) (2011), Perspectives on Keynesian Economics, Springer-Verlag

 

Text Books

    Arnon, A. (1983/84), Macroeconomics. Open University, Israel. Chief consultant and author of Units 1-4.

 

Refereed Articles

    Arnon, A. (1984), "The Transformation in Thomas Tooke's Monetary Theory Reconsidered", History of Political Economy 16, 311-326.

    Arnon, A. (1984), "Marx's Theory of Money - The Formative Years", History of Political Economy 16, 555-575.
Also in Wood, J.C. (Ed.), Karl Marx's Economics: Critical Assessments, Croom Helm, 1988.

    Arnon, A. (1987), "Banking Between the Invisible and Visible Hands: A Reinterpretation of Ricardo's Place within the Classical School", Oxford Economic Papers 39, 268-281.

    Arnon, A. and M. Sternberg (1988), "Forward Credit Commitments and Bank Behavior under Uncertainty: Implication for Monetary Control", Journal of Macroeconomics 10, 591-612.

    Arnon, A. (1989), "The Early Tooke and Ricardo: A Political Alliance and First Signs of Theoretical Disagreements", History of Political Economy 21, 1-14.

    Arnon, A. (1990), "Professor A.P. Lerner on 'Israel and the Economic Development of Palestine': Twenty Years Later", Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology 2, 233-254.

    Arnon, A. (1990), "What Thomas Tooke (and Ricardo) Could Have Known Had They Constructed Price Indices", Perspectives on the History of Economic Thought 4, 1-19.

    Arnon, A. (1991), "Construction for New Immigrants: Government, Entrepreneurs, and the Invisible Hand - Review and Conclusions Based on an Attitude Survey", The Economic Quarterly 149, 313-321, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. and C. Ferstman, (1992), "Privatization of Natural Monopolies: In Pursuit of the unproven", The Economic Quarterly 153, 187-212, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. and A. Spivak, (1995) "Comments on the 'Protocol Concerning the Economic Relations' Between Israel and the Palestinians - The Monetary Dimension", The Economic Quarterly 42 (1), 155-159, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A., A. Spivak and J. Weinblatt (1995), "Potential For Trade between Israel, The Palestinians and Jordan", The World Economy 19, pp. 113-134.

    Arnon, A. and D. Gottlieb, (1996), "An Analysis of the Palestinian Economy: The West Bank and the Gaza Strip 1968-1991", Bank of Israel Review 69, pp.44-70.

    Arnon, A. and A. Spivak, (1996), "On the Introduction of a Palestinian Currency", Middle East Business and Economic Review 8, pp. 1-14.
See also (1995), "A Seigniorage Perspective on the Introduction of A Palestinian Currency", The Economic Quarterly 42 (1), 180-197, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. and A. Spivak (1996), "Monetary Integration between the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian Economies", Weltwirtschaftliches Archive 132(2), pp. 259-277.

    Arnon, A. and J. Weinblatt (1998), "Linder's Hypothesis Revisited: Income Similarity Effects for Low Income Countries", Applied Economics Letters 5, pp.607-611.

    Arnon, A. (1999), "Free (and Not So Free) Banking Theories Among the Classicals or Classical Forerunners of Free Banking and Why They Have Been Neglected", History of Political Economy 31(1), pp. 79-107. [PDF]

    Arnon, A. (2000) "Sovereignty and Economic Development: From The Interim to Permanent Arrangements Between Israelis and Palestinians", The Economic Quarterly, 47(1), pp. 33-47 (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. and J, Weinblatt (2001), "Sovereignty and Economic Development: The Case of Israel and Palestine", The Economic Journal, 111, F291- F308. [PDF]

    Arnon, A. (2004) "Introduction" to The Aix Group "Economic Road Map: An Israeli Palestinian Perspective on Permanent Status", The Economic Quarterly, 51(1), pp. 114-120 (Hebrew). [PDF]

    Arnon, A (2007), Israeli Policy towards the Occupied Palestinian Territories: The Economic Dimension 1967-2007, The Middle East Journal, 61(4), pp. 573-595. [PDF]

    Arnon A. and S. Bamya (eds.) (2007), "Economic Dimensions of a Two State Agreement Between Israel and Palestine" contains an Introduction, chapters on Jerusalem, the Refugees, Cooperation in Infrastructure and "Fast Track" chapter, where the short run trade regime, labor links with Israel and the conditions in the Jordan Valley are analyzed. [PDF in English] [PDF in Hebrew]

    Arnon, A (2007), Between One and Two - Economics between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River since 1967, Theory and Critique, 31, pp. 45-76, (Hebrew). [PDF]

    Arnon, A. (2009), " Reexamination of Thorntons Innovative Monetary Analysis: The Bullion Debate during the Restriction Once Again", History of Political Economy, Vol. 41, pp 545-574. [PDF]

 

Chapters in Refereed Collective Volumes

    Arnon, A. (1993), "The Policy Implications of Classical Monetary Theory: Between the Two Hands," in G. Mongiovi and C. Ruhl (Eds.), Macroeconomic Theory: Diversity and Convergence, 110-122, Aldershot, Elgar.

    Arnon, A. (1994), "Marx, Minsky and Monetary Economics" in G. Dimsky and R. Pollin (Eds.), New Perspectives in Monetary Macroeconomics: Explorations in the Tradition of Hyman P. Minsky, 353-365, Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press.

    Arnon, A. (1995), "Trade and Borders Between the Israelis and the Palestinians: The 'Right' Mixture of 'Leave Me Alone' and 'Let's Live Together" in R. Moses (Ed) The Psychology of Peace and Conflict: The Israeli-Palestinian Experience, pp. 174-180.

    Arnon, A. (1997), "Thomas Tooke, The Currency Principle and The 1844 Bank Act", Introductory Essay to Tooke's "An Inquiry into the Currency Principle", re-issued in 'Klassiker der Nationalokonomie' series (B. Schefold, Ed), Dusseldorf, Germany: Verlag Wirtschaft und Finanzen.

    Arnon, A. (1999), "The Links Between the Israeli and Palestinian Economies Since 1967: Between Imposed Integration and Voluntary Separation" in H. Gordon (ed) Looking Back at the 1967 War, Praeger.

    Arnon, A. and W. Young, (2002) "Introduction" in Arnon, A. and W. Young (eds), "The Open Economy Macromodel: Past, Present and Future", Kluwer Academic Publishing.

    Arnon, A. and N. Kanafani (2004) "Absorbing Returnees in a Viable Palestinian State: a Forward Looking Macroeconomic Perspective" Ch. 10 in Cobham, D. and N. Kanafani (eds) The Economics of Palestine: Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestinian State, London: Routledge. [PDF]

    Arnon, A., A. Spivak and O. Sussman (2004) "Incomplete Contracts, the Port of Gaza, and the Case for Economic Sovereignty" Ch. 11 in Cobham, D. and N. Kanafani (eds) The Economics of Palestine: Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestinian State, London: Routledge. [PDF]

         Arnon, A. (2011), Keynes, Wicksell and Active Monetary Policy in Arnon, A., J. Weinblatt and W. Young (eds.), Perspectives on Keynesian Economics, Springer-Verlag.

 

Reviews, Comments and Entries in Dictionaries

    Arnon, A. (1988), Review of Sharkanski, I. (1987), "The Political Economy of Israel", The Middle East Journal.

    Arnon, A. and A. Spivak (Eds. and Introduction) (1991), "Government Involvement in Immigrant Absorption - A Symposium", The Economic Quarterly 149, 298-331, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. (1993), A Note on Laidler's: "Was Wicksell a Quantity Theorist?", in Barkai, H., S. Fischer, and N. Liviatan, (Eds.) in Monetary Theory and Thought: Essays in Honour of Don Patinkin, pp. 178-181, MacMillan Press.

    Arnon, A. (1994), Review of D.P. O'Brien (1993) "Thomas Joplin and Classical Macroeconomics: A Reappraisal of Classical Monetary Thought", The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 1, pp. 643-646.

    Arnon, A. (1997), "Thomas Tooke", entry in Glasner, D. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business Cycles, Panics, Crises and Depressions.

    Arnon, A. (1998), "The Bullionist Debate", in H. Kurz and N. Salvadori (Eds), Elgar Companion to Classicals Economics, Aldershot: Elgar Publishing Press.

    Arnon, A. (2004), "Thomas Tooke", entry in the New Dictionary of National Biography, H.C.G. Matthew (Ed), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Invited Contributions to Edited Journals

    Arnon, A. and A. Spivak (1998), "Economic Aspects of the Oslo Peace Process: The Disappointing Consequences of an Incomplete Agreement", Palestine Israel Journal 5(3/4), pp. 128-142.

    Arnon, A. (2001), "Concluding Notes - The Sapir Forum: Poverty and Income Distribution in Israel", The Economic Quarterly 48(4), pp. 684-688, (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. (2002), "The Implications of Economic Borders between Israel and Palestine", Israel Palestine Journal, 9(3), pp. 32-39. [PDF]

    Arnon, A. and S. Bamya (2007), "Back to Negotiating the Final Status: The Economic Dimension", Palestine- Israel Journal, 14(3), pp. 22-27. [PDF]

    Arnon, A., and S. Bamya (2008/9), "A Framework to Address the Refugees Problem", Palestine- Israel Journal, 16(1), pp. 154-158.

 

Policy Papers and Research Reports

    Arnon, A. and R. Amihai (1991), "Privatization and Its Limits", Working Paper No. 91-11, Research Department, The Bank of Israel (Hebrew).

    Arnon, A. (1996), "Links Between the Israeli and Palestinian Economies", Background Paper for the 'Economic Report on the Palestinian Economy' prepared by the World Bank and MAS.

    Arnon, A. (1997), "Macroeconomic Implications of Feasible Agreements Concerning the Palestinian Refugees", Chapter prepared for the 'Harvard Project on Palestinian Refugees', Kennedy School of Government, Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East, Harvard University. The Economic Road Map by the Aix Group\

 

Research Reports of the Aix Group

    Arnon, A., S. Bamya and G. Ben-Hayoun with others [The Aix Group] (2004) "Economic Road Map: An Israeli Palestinian Perspective on Permanent Status" [PDF in English] [PDF in Hebrew]

    Arnon, A., S. Bamya and G. Ben-Hayoun with others [The Aix Group] (2005) "Israel and Palestine: Disengagement and the Economic Road Map" [PDF in English] [PDF in Hebrew]

 

Other Publications

Books

    A Different Perspective on Economics, Society and the Environment (Hebrew)
Review: Maarive (Hebrew Newspaper), A. Yovel
Review: Haaretz (Hebrew Newspaper), Y. Be'er

 

Newspaper Articles

    Poverty and Economic Policy
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2004.

    Coordinating Hopes and Intentions
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2004.

    Four Years to the War And the Disengagement Plan
Published: Haaretz [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], October 2004.

    From the Old Labor Party to the No Partner Party
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], June 2004.

    The Geneva Understandings And A New Agenda For Israel
Published: Hazhut Laavod [Hebrew], May 2004.

    For What Are We Killing And Been Killed?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], May 2004.

    Economic Success And Failure In 2003
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], February 2004.

    The Geneva Understandings: A New Hope
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], November 2003.

    A Second Chance
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], September 2003.

    Policy Undermining Israeli Society
Published: Mifne [Hebrew], September 2003.

    On Unemployment, Welfare, And Government Policy
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], July 2003.

    The Road Map Should Not Just Resume Negotiations But Bring Them A Successful End
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], June 2003.

    Ideology And Economic Policy: Are There Alternatives?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], April 2003.

    The New Economic Policy
Published: Ofakim Hadashim [Hebrew], April 2003.

    Service To The Public Or Misinformation?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], March 2003.

    The Fat Man And The Skinny
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], March 2003.

    Negotiations As Strategy
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], March 2003.

    Are There Alternatives To The Government Policy?
Published: Haaretz [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], February 2003.

    Where Is The Economic Crisis?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], January 2003.

    What Economic Vision Do The Contenders Offer?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2002.

    Privatization In Israel And The World: Between The Invisible And Visible Hands
Published: Erets Aheret [Hebrew], November 2002.

    On The Poverty Of The Budget Debate
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], November 2002.

    The Reason In The Madness
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], September 2002.

    Defeats Do Not Build Peaceful Relations
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], September 2002.

    Neither Side Should Surrender
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], August 2002.

    Who Is To Be Blamed For The Rise In Unemployment?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], July 2002.

    It's The War, Stupid!
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], May 2002.

    Between Two And Four
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], April 2002.

    No Return In Time
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], March 2002.

    Negotiations Under Fire
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], January 2002.

    Unilateralism And Eternal Conflict
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2001.

    Thinking About An Alternative To War
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2001.

    White Flag Or Compromise: Where Is Sharon Aiming?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], November 2001.

    Barak Takes Off The Mask
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], August 2001.

    Reasonable And Not Reasonable Salaries
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], June 2001.

    To Evacuate The Territories In Agreement
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], June 2001.

    From 1967 To 2000 War
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], May 2001.

    The Line Of Hope
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], May 2001.

    Barak, Strong Among The Rich
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], February 2001.

    On The Poverty Of The Discussion About The Poverty Line
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], December 2000.

    The "Irreversible" Returns As Alchemy
Published: Haaretz [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], August 2000.

    Whose Policy Is It?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], April 2000.

    Permanent Agreements: One Economy Or Two?
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], November 1999.

    Economics & Sovereignty: On A Permanent Agreement Between I & P
Published: Haaretz [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], September 1999.

    The Peace Process And The Palestinian Economy: More Reciprocity Than In The Paris Protocol Is Needed
Published: Yedioth Ahronoth [Daily newspaper - Hebrew], August 1998.

 

Teaching Areas

    Introductory Microeconomics

    Introductory Macroeconomics

    Advanced Macroeconomics

    History of Economic Thought

    History on Monetary Theory & Policy

    Monetary Theory and Policy: The Israeli Experience

    The Palestinian Economy