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Adrian Ziderman

Council Title: 
Elected Council Member

Ramat Gan, Israel

Term of office as a Trustee
2015-2017 First term

Term of office as Elected Council member
2013-2015 First term

2017-2020 Second term

Adrian Ziderman was born in the UK and educated at Cambridge and Stanford universities and at the LSE (Ph.D.). He has served in universities in the UK, the US, Canada, China and Israel and was formerly Senior Economist for Human Resources at the World Bank, Washington, DC. He is currently Sir Isaac Wolfson Professor Emeritus in Economics and Business Administrationat Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

He is Editor-in-Chief of the inter-disciplinary International Journal of Manpower (Emerald), Research Fellow at IZA (Institute of Labour Studies), Bonn, and President of INBAM (International Network of Business and Management Journals).

His main research interests are: the economics and financing of education; the economics, evaluation and finance of vocational education and training; and university funding, including student loans and cost-sharing. He has served as consultant in these areas to international institutions including UNESCO, the World Bank, GTZ, ILO, and the British Council, DANIDA, Turkish Higher Education Council, the Asian Development Bank, as well as to government ministries inthe Republic of Georgia, Israel, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, the Philippines, South Africa, the Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and Zambia.