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

The Income-Expenditure Gap and Household Debt in Israel


Executive Summary This study analyzes the gap between Israeli household income and expenditure, and examines this gap alongside characteristics such...

Philanthropy in Israel: An Updated Picture


The full chapter can be accessed using the link on the right.   Total philanthropic donations reported to the Israeli Tax...

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  • Claude Berrebi Hanan Yonah

Made in Israel: Characteristics of the Israeli Food Market


From the cottage cheese and "Milky" chocolate pudding protests to the recent international comparisons of “Pesek Zman” chocolate bar prices,...

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  • Taub Center Staff

The Economic Background of the Social Protest of Summer 2011


 The centrality of this group in the protests may be explained by trends in their socioeconomic position. Analysis of the...

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  • Michael Shalev

“Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone:” Measuring Poverty in Israel with an International Perspective


The measurement methods themselves are of great importance in determining the level and rates of poverty and thus have a...

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  • Menachem Monnickendam Yosef Katan