Research interests

Inequalities in health and mortality: I study reasons for and determinants of inequalities in health and mortality with special emphasis on inequalities between ethnic/racial groups.

Immigration: I study the assimilation of African immigrants in the United States and Israel. specifically, I investigate African immigrants labor market success their and placement within the host-country stratification system.

Displacement and residential segregation: I study the effects of displacement and extreme spatial segregation between Palestinians and Jews on the socio-economic status of second-generation internally displaced Palestinians (IDPs) in Israel.

Social stratification: I study changes in the relationship between educational and occupational attainments among Palestinians in Israel in the last two decades. Specifically, I study trends in income returns to education among Palestinian working men and women.