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.
Israel: A Social Report – 2008/2009
The Adva Center annual report, Israel: A Social Report – 2008/2008 was published today. Most of its data refers to 2008, the last quarter of which marked a global financial and economic crisis. The report shows that 2008 was characterized by an increase in inequality in salaries, household income, and success rates in matriculation (bagrut) … Continue reading Israel: A Social Report – 2008/2009