Workers, Employers and the Distribution of National Income 2011
From a macro-economic perspective, 2011 was a good year for the Israeli economy, whose economic growth was higher than that of other developed economies. From the standpoint of employees, the two most positive developments were the continued decline in unemployment, from 6.6% in 2010 to 5.6% in 2011, and the creation of 80,000 new jobs. … Continue reading Workers, Employers and the Distribution of National Income 2011
Israel: A Social Report – 2011
The report shows that in 2010 there was a small increase in the income of most Israeli households, bringing their income back to its 2008 level. It also reveals that at the same time, inequality continued to grow. The report features developments over the past year as well as over the past decade.
Through a Gender Lens 2011/2012
The national budget of Israel for fiscal years 2011 and 2012 was approved by the Knesset at the end of December 2010. It appears that the budget approved is far from final, as two factors are expected to lead to an increase in the budget in the course of the coming year. The first is … Continue reading Through a Gender Lens 2011/2012