The Relationship Between Parental Stress and Young Children’s Screen Time During a COVID-19 Driven National Lockdown

24.05.2021

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first lockdown in Israel, came a shutdown of economic activity, and...

Teacher Survey: Remote Teaching Before and During the COVID-19 Crisis

03.05.2021

In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a shutdown of the Israeli education system, with more than 2 million children...

Looking forward: How we move ahead a year after the coronavirus crisis struck Israel

25.04.2021

In these early months of 2021, Israel has been both evaluating the scope of the losses experienced during this unprecedented...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Will women’s employment recover from the coronavirus?

22.03.2021

The outbreak of the coronavirus in Israel and the subsequent economic lockdowns have resulted in many workers being laid off...

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  • Taub Center Staff

In the Wake of COVID-19 – Important Questions for Israel in 2021 and Beyond

16.03.2021

Taub Center researchers have mapped out challenges and opportunities expected in the coming years in the fields of macroeconomics, the...

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The Battle Against the Coronavirus From the Perspective of the Healthcare System: An Overview

24.12.2020

Executive summary Israel’s population is relatively young providing it with an advantage in responding to the coronavirus; however, the healthcare...

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The Israeli Labor Market Under the Coronavirus Crisis: An Overview

24.12.2020

Prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the labor market in Israel was tight, resilient, and characterized by full...

The Education System in Israel in the Time of the Coronavirus: Three Alternative Frameworks

23.12.2020

The Ministry of Education’s workplan for operating the system since the onset of the crisis has included reinforcing the infrastructure...

Opportunities and Risks to the Education System in the Time of the Coronavirus: An Overview

23.12.2020

The education system in Israel, as in other countries, is currently in crisis. The lockdowns imposed to stop the spread...

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

23.12.2020

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

The Social Welfare System and the Coronavirus Crisis: An Overview

23.12.2020

After two years of stability with no major initiatives in social welfare policy in Israel, the year of the coronavirus...

The Ability to Work from Home Among Workers in Israel

11.11.2020

This study examines which workers in Israel have characteristics that enable them to work from home and which do not,...

Could Covid-19 expand Israel’s shadow economy?

04.11.2020

Israel’s non-observed or “shadow” economy – that is, economic activity not reported to the state – appears to have declined...

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The Non-Observed Economy in Israel

10.09.2020

This study estimates the size of Israel’s non-observed economy – also known as the black or shadow economy – using...

Israel’s economy before and after the coronavirus crisis

10.06.2020

As the restrictions from Israel’s initial lockdown and economic closure ease, the conversation around coronavirus in Israel has largely turned...

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Coronavirus could accelerate automation in Israel’s labor market – are we prepared?

02.06.2020

The way we work has changed drastically over the past several months, since the world was hit with the novel...

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  • Taub Center Staff

The coronavirus trajectory in Israel: planning, luck, and unintended consequences

16.05.2020

The first wave of the spread of coronavirus in Israel has, in many respects, been viewed as a success. Compared...

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The War on Coronavirus and Its Financing by the Israeli National Health Insurance

14.05.2020

This study evaluates the willingness of Israeli society to make economic sacrifices to prevent deaths from coronavirus. How much should...

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Can Israel’s coronavirus response protect a neglected healthcare system?

14.04.2020

As of this article’s publication, Israel has been doing relatively well in the war against COVID-19 in comparison with other...

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Anticipating the Total Mortality Impact of Coronavirus in Israel

29.03.2020

The study’s authors do not expect the number of deaths from the virus to exceed several hundred. However, they highlight...

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Why do Israeli parents struggle to find work-life balance?

13.03.2020

This past week witnessed the rollout of additional measures mandated by the Israeli government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

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Will Israeli workers go back to the office?

As Israel transitions into its post-Covid-19 return to daily life, one of the first questions employers have faced is if...