Dr. Michal Koreh is a senior lecture at the School of Social Work and the head of the Bachelor of social work (BSW) program. Dr. Koreh completed her PhD at the Hebrew University (2011) and her Post-Doc at New York University (2012).
As a political economist of the welfare state, her research relates to the broad questions of welfare state development as well as the current processes of welfare state restructuring. Koreh's articles have been accepted for publication in leading journals such as the journal of social policy; the Socio-Economic Review, Public Administration; Journal of European Social Policy; Journal of European Public Policy; Social Policy and Administration, Health policy, and Gerontology.
Dr Koreh’s main research interests fall within the following areas:
Koreh, M, Mandelkern, R,& Shpaizmann, I (2019)." A dynamic theoretical framework of gradual institutional changes. Public Administration 97, 605-620
Béland D. & Koreh, M (2018). Social Insurance as Fiscal Policy and State Building Tool: The Development and Politics of Payroll Contributions in Israel and Canada, Journal of Social Policy 48(1), 1-20
Mandelkern, R. & Koreh, M. (2018) Interrupting Gradual Institutional Change: How "Continuity Agents" have Stalled and even Reversed Gradual Welfare State Reforms in Israel. Journal of European Public Policy 25 (11), 1706-1725
Koreh, M. & Béland D. (2017). Reconsidering Social Insurance: a Fiscal-Centered Perspective. Policy & Politics 45 (2) 271-286
Koreh M. (2017) The fiscal politics of welfare state expansion: the case of social insurance in Israel, Journal of European Social policy.
Béland D. & Koreh, M. (2017).The Fiscal Side of Social Policy: State Building and Payroll Contributions in a Canadian province. Journal of Policy History; 29(4), 594-613.
Koreh, M & Shalev, M. (2017). Pathways to neoliberalism: The institutional logic of a welfare state reform. In Maron, A. & Shalev, M (ED) Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel. Oxford University Press
Koreh M. (2015). Political Economy of Social Insurance: Toward a Fiscal Centered Approach to Welfare State Development. Social policy & Administration 51(1); 114-132
Koreh, M., & Shalev, M., (2009). Dialectics of institutional change: The transformation of social insurance financing in Israel. Socio-Economic Review 7,(4) 553-584 (lead article)