The Israeli Labor Market Under the Coronavirus Crisis: An Overview


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

The Ability to Work from Home Among Workers in Israel


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

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


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

Returns to Skills in the Israeli Labor Market


This study focuses on workers identified in the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) as highly skilled and examines their...

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  • Gilad Brand

Women of the future: Israeli high school girls in technological education


Under its last four ministers, Israel’s Ministry of Education has focused many of its efforts on increasing the number and...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Technological Education: Trends and Developments, 2006 to 2017


Under the last four education ministers, the Ministry of Education has focused much of its efforts on increasing the number...

How Much Can the Israeli Start-Up Nation Continue to Grow?


Israel is considered the “Start-Up Nation,” but the high tech sector accounts for only about 8% of total employment. Nonetheless,...

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  • Gilad Brand

Mynd the Gaps


Despite being called the “Start-Up Nation”, only about 8% of working Israelis are employed in high tech. While this is...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Why Does the Start-Up Nation Still Have Low Productivity?


Executive Summary The Israeli economy is characterized by low productivity, and thus a low standard of living, despite its being...

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  • Gilad Brand

The digital world: computerization trends in Israel’s labor market


The modern market is dynamic, shaped by an array of influences such as technological developments, globalization, and capricious consumer preferences....

The Start-Up Nation’s Threat from Within


Three main vantage points are brought together in this chapter: (1) Israel’s relatively good economic performance in recent years –...

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  • Dan Ben-David