- (1899–1979)Israel economist. Horowitz settled in Palestine from Poland in 1920 and became Israel’s foremost economist. Before the State, he was director of the economic department of the Jewish Agency, and in 1948 became director-general of the Ministry of Finance. He negotiated the 1950 post-Mandate financial settlement with Britain. From 1954 to 1971 Horowitz was governor of the Bank of Israel. He was active in the political affairs of the yishuv before 1948 and became an international expert on the problems of developing countries.
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