Assa interned at the National Economic Council at the Prime Minister Office.
Prior to joining the program, Cohen worked as a teaching assistant and research assistant in the Tel Aviv University department of Economics.
In the military, Cohen served as an intelligence officer at the Southern Command HQ.
Following his military service, he lived a year in China, where he studied Chinese at Chengdu University.
Cohen holds an M.A. in economics from Tel Aviv University. His thesis analyzed the possibility that trade imposes losses on some individuals in the market due to its effect on future prices. Assa also holds an M.A. in analytic philosophy, completed during his studies in the Adi Lautman Program for Outstanding Students at Tel Aviv University.
Currenlty, pursuing a Ph.D in Economics at University of Pennsylvania.
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