Dr. Yanay Farja

Dr. Yanay Farja
ינאי פרחה
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  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Graduate Econometrics
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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. https://doi.org/10.1108/NEJE-19-02-2016-B003

Farja, Y. (2017) “Price and Distributional Effects of Privately Provided Open Space in Urban Areas”. Landscape Research 42(5), pp.543-557. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01426397.2016.1250874

Becker, N. and Farja, Y. (2017) “The Cattle-Wolf Dilemma: Interactions among Three Protected Species”. Environmental Management 59(2), pp. 175-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-016-0784-1

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750316686239

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2017.1411846

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.07.016

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. https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2018.094276

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-019-01536-1

Farja, Y. and Zax, O. (2020) "Efficiency Wages with Endogenous Monitoring". Economics Bulletin. Vol. 40(1), pp. 248-261. https://econpapers.repec.org/RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-19-00620

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). https://www.magazine.isees.org.il/?p=18772

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 https://doi.org/10.1080/14480220.2020.1864440

Farja, Y. and Maciejczak, M. (2021) “Economic Implications of Agricultural Land Conversion to Solar Power Production”, Energies. Vol. 14(19), p. 6063. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14196063

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 https://doi.org/10.1177/0260107920938544

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 https://grf.bgu.ac.il/index.php/GRF/article/view/610

Becker, N., Farja, Y., Greenfeld, A., Markova-Nenova, N. and Wätzold, F. (2023) “A blueprint for addressing conflicts between ecotourism and farming from an economic perspective: the case of wintering crane conservation in the Hula Valley in Israel”. Ecological Economics. Vol. 209 107824 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2023.107824

Greenberg, Z., Gimmon, E., Farja, Y. and Kurlander, Y. (2023) “Women-owned, home-based businesses: The effects of location on growth”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Vol. 49(3), pp. 395-418

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., & Golan, M. (2023). The challenge of physical puzzle games: Excitement or achievement? In Raúl Fernández-Calienes and Hagai Gringarten (Eds.), Advances and lessons in sports (pp. 321–332). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Accordion Title Dr. Yanay Farja CV

Dr. Yanay Farja CV