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faculty member

  • Dr. Yanay Farja
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Economics and Management
  • +972(0)4-8181695, 058-6282701
  • [email protected]
    • Environmental Economics
    • Natural Resource Economics
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Urban Economics
    • Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
    • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
    • Urban Economics
    • Intermediate Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organization
    • Introductory Econometrics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Graduate Econometrics
  • Google Scholar Profile


    Farja, Y., Gimmon, E., and Greenberg, Z. (2016) "The Effect of Entrepreneurial Orientation on SMEs Growth and Export in Israeli Peripheral Regions". New England Journal of Entrepreneurship. Vol. 19(2), pp. 25-40.

    Farja, Y. (2017) “Price and Distributional Effects of Privately Provided Open Space in Urban Areas”. Landscape Research 42(5), pp.543-557.

    Becker, N. and Farja, Y. (2017) “The Cattle-Wolf Dilemma: Interactions among Three Protected Species”. Environmental Management 59(2), pp. 175-188.

    Farja, Y., Gimmon, E. and Greenberg, Z. (2017) “The Developing in the Developed: Rural SME growth in Israel”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 18(1), pp.36-46.

    Becker, N. and Farja, Y. (2018) “Estimating the marginal cost of nature conservation: Evidence from Israel”. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, Vol. 25(4), pp.340-350.

    Greenberg, Z., Farja, Y. and Gimmon, E. (2018) "Embeddedness and Growth of Small Businesses in Rural Regions". Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 62, pp.174-182.

    Farja, Y., Gimmon, E. and Greenberg, Z. (2018) “Growth Constraints and Management Consulting: The Case of SMEs in Peripheral Regions”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 35(1), pp. 126-141.

    Becker, N. Farja, Y., Majewski, J., and Sobolewska, A. (2019) "Does Nationality Matter? The Effect of Cross-Border Information on Willingness to Pay for Migratory Species Conservation". Regional Environmental Change. Vol. 19(7), pp. 1987-1998.

    Farja, Y. and Zax, O. (2020) "Efficiency Wages with Endogenous Monitoring". Economics Bulletin. Vol. 40(1), pp. 248-261.

    Greenberg, Z., Gimmon, E. and Farja, Y. (2020) “The Effect of Multilayered Networks on SME Growth in Israel’s Rural Periphery”. Horizons in Geography. Vol. 98, pp. 113-130 (in Hebrew)

    Farja, Y., Hadas, E., Newman, A., Argaman, E. and Ben Hur, M. (2020) “Economic analysis of a combined no-till interface and other conservation measures to mitigate runoff and soil erosion”. Ecology and Environment. Vol. 11(3) (in Hebrew).

    Gimmon, E., Farja, Y. and Greenberg. Z. (2020) “Vocational Education of Owners and SME Growth: Evidence from Israel”. International Journal of Training Research. Vol. 19(1), pp. 21-46

    Farja, Y. and Maciejczak, M. (2021) “Economic Implications of Agricultural Land Conversion to Solar Power Production”, Energies. Vol. 14(19), p. 6063.

    Farja, Y., Tillman, A. and Zax, O. (2022) “The Gender Gap, Looking at the Entire Distribution”. Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics. Vol. 34(1) pp. 51-68

    Greenberg, Z., Gimmon, E. and Farja, Y. (2022) “Double-tier Business Networking in Rural and Urban Regions”. Geography Research Forum. Vol. 41, pp. 89-107

    Greenberg, Z., Gimmon, E., Farja, Y. and Kurlander, Y. (forthcoming) “Women-owned, home-based businesses: The effects of location on growth”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

    Book Chapters

    Gimmon, E., Greenberg, Z. and Farja, Y. (2018) "How Does Spouse Involvement Affect Business Growth? A Matter of Gender", in Ratten, V., Dana, L.P. and Ramadani, V. (eds.)  Women Entrepreneurship in Family Business, London: Routledge. pp. 125-134.

    Gimmon, E., Farja, Y. and Greenberg, Z. (2018) "Entrepreneurship in peripheral regions: The case of Israel", in Miles, M.P., Battisti, M., Lau, A. and Terziovski, M. (eds.) Economic Gardening: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Small Business Ecosystems in Regional, Rural and International Development, SEAANZ Research Book Series. Prahran: Tilde Publishing. pp. 125-139.

    Gimmon, E., Rob., O, Farja, Y. and Golan, M. (forthcoming), “The Challenge of Physical Puzzle Games – Excitement or Achievement?”, in Fernández-Calienes, R. and Gringarten, H. (eds.) Advances and Lessons in Sports. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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