Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities, 1991-2012
In this bi-annual report on inequality in central government transfers to local authorities the figures are for 2012, the most recent year for which the Ministry of the Interior and the Central Bureau of Statistics published complete data. We also examined the figures for the years between 1991 and 2012. Inequality was measured per capita.
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.
Central Government Transfers to the Settlements Still Higher than to Localities Within the Green Line
This new Adva Center report is the update for 2009 of a periodical documenting inequality in the financing of municipal budgets in Israel. It compares four groups of localities: (1) “Forum-15” cities – the 15 local authorities whose budgets are balanced and thus have no need of “balancing grants” from the central government; Jewish development … Continue reading Central Government Transfers to the Settlements Still Higher than to Localities Within the Green Line
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