The Impact of the Coronavirus on the Economy of Israel: An Overview


The coronavirus crisis has had a major impact on trends in the Israeli economy. The researchers at the Taub Center...

Population Projections for Israel, 2017-2040


In demographic terms, Israel is a unique country: it is characterized by an unusual combination of high fertility rates, low...

The problem that won’t go away – Israel’s growing deficit


As we transition into a new year and new decade, there are many indications that Israel’s macroeconomic situation is relatively...

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  • Taub Center Staff

The Israeli Economy: An Overview


In recent years, the Israeli economy has displayed relatively stable growth and a tight labor market. However, the country's per-capita...

Happy birthday to Israel! The country’s economy at 71


In the short term, it appears that the past few years have been economically robust for Israel in many respects:...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Why are there so many children in Israel?


Fertility in Israel stands at 3.1 children per woman – the highest fertility rate in the OECD, and almost one...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Household Debt in Israel


Executive Summary The level of household debt in Israel (as a percentage of GDP) is low compared to many developed...

Executive Summary: Trends in Religiosity Among the Jewish Population in Israel


What will the religious makeup of Israel’s Jewish population look like in the coming decades? According to the projections of...