Hanna Bar-Yishay

Hanna Bar-Yishay is a lecturer at the Hebrew University and University of Derby in Israel, where she teaches gender economics and economics of education. She received her Ph.D. in economic history from the University of Minnesota. Her academic interests include women in the labor force, education and labor force participation and economic aspects of education.

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Women in the Yishuv Workforce

Some of the most important changes in the labor market in pre-state Israel occurred in the volume and structure of female work. Nevertheless, studies on women and employment during the pre-state era are few in number and rely little, if at all, on economic and quantitative sources. The findings imply that female employment in pre-statehood Israel replicated the general pattern established by developed countries, responding to higher levels of economic development with increased participation rates.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hanna Bar-Yishay." (Viewed on August 13, 2020) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/bar-yishay-hanna>.


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