Taub Center researcher Dana Vaknin estimates that Israeli children spend about 30 to 40 hours a week in early childhood education, and according to other sources, the number of hours is as high as 50. In all these estimates, the number of hours per week is very high compared to other OECD countries.
a report by the Taub Center shows thant the shutdown of Israel’s economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in higher rates of unemployment among women than men, a development that could erase the inroads women have made in the workplace,
according to figures drafted by Taub Center researcher Liora Bowers: The coronavirus pandemic has hit women’s jobs harder than men’s, overall.
Taub’s research director Alex Weinreb told The Times of Israel that even the differential in his analysis is “surprising” in light of all that the Arab community was up against.
Prof. Benjamin Bental, chair of the Economics Policy Program at the Taub Center, told The Media Line: “Giving instructions to the public as to what is and what is not allowed has been really messed up in a severe way,”.
According to an annual report from the Taub Center, Israel’s weaker classes will be particularly hard hit by the coronavirus crisis and the likely salary cuts it is expected to bring.
The coronavirus crisis will affect nearly all aspects of Israel’sfuture,from health to macroeconomics, welfare,the labor market and education, the “Picture of Nation 2020” reportreleased
ednesday by the Taub Center
Dov Chernichovsky, Chair of Taub Center’s Health Program: Israel has been doing comparatively well in the war against COVID-19. In a study done by the Taub Center for Social Policy in Israel, we had predicted that COVID-19 mortality would probably not exceed several hundred people. Simultaneously, there was a concern regarding collateral mortality that could match this figure in a year due to the long-standing weaknesses of the healthcare system that, naturally, have become more apparent during the crisis.
The Taub Center study,published three days before Independence Day, forecasts the elderly population willdouble by then.
A study by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies found that 42 percent of the financial benefits of the program were being used to meet household needs (including electricity and furniture), 28 percent for training and employment counseling and 10 percent toward the payment of debt. A coalition of social service and civil rights organizations called last week upon Social Services Minister Ofir Akunis to prevent the cuts.
According to a 2017 study by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, poverty rates are far higher in Arab neighborhoods, where the average life expectancy is also four years lower than among Jewish Israelis.
Prof. Johnny Gal, head of Taub Center’s Welfare Policy Program, says that these measures are insufficient.
According to a report published by the Taub Center, Israel’s health system already operates at close to capacity with an average hospital bed occupancy rate of 94%, versus an average of 75% in OECD countries.
Hadas Fuchs, a researcher with the Taub Center, takes issue with the statistics bureau figures
For its part, The Taub Center put the price gap between Israel and the OECD at a narower 17% in 2018
Taub Center study: Educational achievement gaps narrowed in nearly all levels, especially within similar socioeconomic groups.
In its 2019 State of the Nation report this week, the Taub Center looks at which jobs in Israel are at most risk to computers and machines.
According to the annual “State of the Nation” report published by the Taub Center, a steep rise in income of household in the middle and lower portions of income distribution
Taub Center report shows Arab schools more succesful preventing dropouts
According to a Taub Center study, Israel’shigh school dropout rate has dropped significantlyinthe past decade
Significant changes to hospitalization procedures are required to tackle overcrowding in Israel’s hospitals, rather than simply increasing the number of hospital beds, according to a study published on Thursday by the Taub Center for Social Policy in Israel.
Israel’s health system has been subject to systemic failures in planning, budgeting and regulation by the government, resulting in an acute shortage of beds, inefficiencies and gaps in accessibility of treatment, a report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel said.
According to the “A Picture of the Nation 2019” report published today by the Taub Center, the total fertility rate in Israel in 2015 was the highest in the OECD.
According to a report published by the Taub Center, citizens have enjoyed sharp increase In standard oflivingin recent years,
The fact that private medicine is gaining ground in Israel is a sign of health inequality, said Prof. Dov Chernichovski, chair of the Health Program at the Taub Center, in a phone interview.
A study by Labib Shami, a senior researcher at the Taub Center, found that in 2016 the bottom 10% of households had debt on average equal to eight years on annual income.
Gilad Brand, a researcher at the Taub Center, broke down PIACC results in Israel by affiliation.
Despite its benefits, employment in hi-tech remains small and the industry is quite isolated from the rest of Israel’s economy.
The information was published by Taub Center, a non-partisan socioeconomic research institute that issues an annual study on the state of Israel’s health, employment, education, and other areas.
Nachum Blass, who wrote the study for the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, said the rise in special education students is a global phenomenon.
A Taub Center study based on household disposable income finds that buying a home in Israel is not unusually difficult at present.
Employment figures are at a high, wages are up, but living in Israel is relatively expensive compared to other OECD countries, says annual Taub Center assessment
The Taub center released a report that makes the case that there aren’t very many israelis with the high level of skills required by the tech industry.
Taub Center researchers found that the law resulted in increased preschool enrollment for 3- and 4-year-olds, particularly among population groups in Israel that have some of the highest rates of child poverty. For example, enrollment increased from 68 percent to 79 percent among Israel’s Arab population within the first two years of the law’s implementation.
Food prices in Israel have finally started declining in recent years, but certain events last week have Israelis questioning if this trend will continue.
According to a Taub Center study published Thursday, the number of religious Israeli Jews leaving the fold is much greater than the number of secular ones turning religious.
According to data from the Taub Center, housing is more expensive in Israel than in 174 out of 175 of large American cities. Apartment prices have increased by 70-80% over the last several years, whereas wages have only risen by 20-25%.
More and more Israeli households are struggling to make ends meet, according to a Taub Center study published on Tuesday, which shows that Israelis are facing great difficulty in making mortgage payments and paying the monthly rent – especially if it’s both at once.
Taub Center report shows that share of Arab Israeli women pursuing higher education is growing, but many challenges remain
According to the study, Arab Israeli women have significantly improved their academic achievements at the high school level, are more successful than Arab Israeli men.
A December report by the Taub Center showed that price levels in Israel are the highest in the OECD.
Israel is likely to see slow economic growth due primarily to an increase in population groups with high unemployment rates and low skill sets, says a report issued by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies
“A State of the Nation 2017,” produced by the Taub Center, offers a snapshot of the socioeconomic condition of Israel in 2017.
Unfortunately, “this year has been an outlier,” said Avi Weiss, executive director of the Jerusalem-based Taub Center for Social Policy, a non-partisan, socio-economic think-tank.
For years Israel’s GDP per capita grew by 2% to 2.5% per year; however, from 2012 to 2016 it slowed to an average annual growth rate of about 9%.
Taub Center finds three times as many women complete degrees as men, but dropout rates are high and overall numbers remain low
Jerusalem’s Taub Center for Social Policy Studies has just produced a study that links longevity of Israeli men and military service, which contributes to improved p
Israeli men enjoy one of the world’s highest life expectancies — 80.6 years — second only to San Marino, and much greater than the worldwide average of 68.5 years, according to researchers at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, who said the age gap could be thanks to athletically grueling, mandatory 32-month service in the Israeli Defense Forces.
According to a study released by the Taub Center, Israel is far from reaching its goal of reducing poverty rates
“Our situation is a much better situation than most European countries,” said Liora Bowers, the director of Finance, Operations and Policy Analysis at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.
Taub Center held a workshop on “The Global Network on Social Capital and Health”
Recent years have seen acceleration in the rate of increase in the number of pupils in state secular and state religious schools, while the rate
of growth in ultra-Orthodox and Arab schools has slowed, according to a study the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies released on Monday.
If you live in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv or Haifa, the lines for medical treatment are significantly shorter than if you reside and seek help at hospitals in the North or South, according to a new study released on Monday morning by Jerusalem’s Taub Center for Social Policy Studies. This highlights the feeling in the country that the “haves” are better off in medical care than the “have-nots.”
According to the Taub Center’s 2016 Picture of the Nation Report, where disposable income inequality is the highest in the developed world, where the cost of living relative to salaries is higher than in every OECD country except Japan, and where housing prices have skyrocketed in the last eight years, there are a lot of economically desperate people.
Figures published by the Taub Center, an Israeli socioeconomic research institute, show an incomprehensible gap between men’s and women’s wages.
The reason, accoding to data from A picture of the Nation, a study the Taub Center released last week
According to a report from the Taub Center Israel’s productivity has opened up a growing gap
Some one million Israelis are working in occupations at risk of dissappearing, according to a Taub Center study
The many studies about Israel’s painful productivity problem were recently augmented by another study, by Eitan Regev and Gilad Brand, researchers at the Taub Center for Social Policy, who chose to study the productivity problem at the industry level. They compared productivity in each main industry in Israel to their respective peers in the 12 leading OECD nations, trying to see exactly which industries cause the Israeli productivity problem.
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Research by the Taub Center shows that the academic degree does indeed make the job market accessible to the Haredim
Despite low results, Taub Center finds that Israel is still world leader in registered patents
The split education system, where students are taught in their own language and according to their own cultural norms, according to Blass, “answers the [Arab] community’s needs.” But it has also led to lower educational achievement among Arab Israelis.
Planned government amendments to the unemployment benefits law will hurt people – particularly women, families with children and Arabs, according to a study released by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies.
A study conducted by economist Eitan Regev of the Taub Center found that the country’s Haredim generally managed to avoid the steep rise in housing prices
Research by Eitan Regev at the Taub Center shows that since 1979 the labor force participation rate – the percentage of working-age adults holding a job or activly looking for one
Lira Bowers, Taub Center’s Director of Policy on IBA News on Women and Parents in the Labor Market – Israel and the OECD
The Taub Center study clearly showed that wealthier municipalities allocate more hours from their own resources than those municipalities with an intermediate or low socioeconomic ranking.
In today’s Israel, say Taub Center researchers, hard work and talent will not provide upward mobility, with a few exceptions. New immigrants ‘need to have a plan’
Computers will replace 41% of Israel’s workers within 20 years, Taub Center report says. What is the government doing to prepare?
Those are among the dismal conclusions of the State of the Nation report, an annual set of papers on Israel’s economy and society released last week by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, a socioeconomic think tank. There is some good news sprinkled in, but the prognosis is mostly grim.
Taub Center’s annual report labels country as expensive, poor and unproductive
According to Taub Center’s annual report, despite Education Ministry efforts to reduce inequality in the education system, often times policy is determined by the favors
Prof. Avi Weiss speaking on IBA news on Taub Center’s State of the Nation report 2015
Employment of Haredi men is steadily rising, but at a slow pace
Pregnant women living below the poverty line forgo foods necessary for proper nutrition during pregnancy
According to the Taub Center. the employment rates among men in the haredi sector in 1979 was between 80 percent and 85%
Folic acid and iron alone cost about 250 shekels, according to research carried out last year at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.
Taub Center day-long conference on changes since the National Health Insurance Law was implemented
Nachum Blass, who has conducted research into the Israeli education system as well as serving in a number of senior positions in the system, says church schools have been attracting an increasingly large segment of the Arab populaton, growing from 12% to 20% of Arab students in a decade.
About 35% of pharmacists are from Arab communities, making pharmacy an entry point for Israeli Arabs into the middle class and creating an opportunity to improve relations between Arabs and Jews in Israel.
According to a Taub Center study, contrary to popular belief, the share of “agency workers” in Iserael is similar to other developed countries.
A Taub Center study focused on comparing the situation of Ethiopian Jews to that of the Jewish population in general in Israel
These were the findings of a new survey by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, which is being released Thursday.
Israelis of Ethiopian origin have an average gross household income that is 35% less than that the overall average of Israeli households, according to a study of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies.
The Taub Center painted a tough picture of the State of Israel’s society and economy
The Taub Center released data on Tuesday setting the monthly food expense for people in the third to fifth deciles at some 660 shekels.
Taub Center study “A Picture of the Nation 2015”, presents a picture of Israel’s society and economy
According to Nachum Blass “despite everything that has been done so far to reduce the number of children per class,
Prof. Avi Weiss, the new executive director at the Taub Center for Social Policy, shares his insight with host Niv Elis.
Nachum Blass from the Taub Center, stressed that the link between education and economic growth is very difficult
In Israel, according to the Taub Center, completing the construction-permit process takes on average 11 years
Taub Center is releasing a report mapping out the challenges facing the country in the fields of macroeconomics, the labor market, education
Taub Center report shows those completing toughest high school matriculation exam earn 10% more than those who opt for taking the second-hardest test.
According to the 2014 State of the Nation report from the Taub Center for Social Policy, a Jerusalem research firm, the bottom tenth decile of Israelis consumes 25% less than his or her basic food needs. For the next decile up, the figure is one-sixth, more than 16%.
According to a Taub Center report earlier this year, that years-long planning process takes just weeks or a handful of months in other developed countries.
A recent report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, should make us think again about the impact my “two cents” may have.
According to a new report from the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, Israel’s shadow economy is more than twice as big as that of the United States and amounts to more than a fifth of Israel’s gross domestic product.
“Haredi women today are the breadwinners,” said Eitan Regev of the Jerusalem-based Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, describing them as “practically superwomen.”
Last week, The Taub Center for Social Policy made headlines with its finding that 80 percent of Israelis could not make ends meet each month.
The day after the publication of the government’s report, the Taub Center, an economic and social policy think tank in Jerusalem, published its annual “State of the Nation” report, which offered its own grim findings: four out of five Israeli households spend more than they earn each month, housing costs have risen 53% in real terms since 2007, and lax tax enforcement has allowed the rise of an untaxed “shadow economy” that may account for as much as 20% of the nation’s GDP.
Prof. Ayal Kimhi on Kol Israel on Taub Center’s State of the Nation Report 2014
A recent study by Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, Taub Center Health Policy Program chair and myself released in annual Taub Center’s State of the Nation report, 2014
The findings of the state of the nation report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies highlighted growing personal finance troubles amid skyrocketing real estate prices, which climbed by 53 percent between April 2007 and July 2013, driving up the cost of living dramatically.
According to the State of the Nation Society, Economy, and Policy in Israel report by the
Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, edited by Prof. Dan Ben-David, in every sector, high
housing prices are preventing an average Israeli family from making ends meet.
The number of young people who don’t own a home increased to 54 percent in 2012, according to the Taub Center.
According to a report published by the Taub Center
Eitan Regev, a researcher at the Taub Center and doctoral candidate in economics at Hebrew University, tells host Gilad Halpern that many good economic reforms that were planned into the 2015 budget have been put on hold since the parliament was dissolved ahead of new elections; “the future at the moment seems very uncertain,” he says.
Prof. Dov Chernichovsky argues that food policy should focus not only on price, but on nutritional value.
A new Taub Center study is pushing Israel to adopt “Flexicurity” policies, which make it easy to hire and fire people but provide a strong safety net for workers.
It’s not news that there are dreadful gaps in education, employment and income in Israel, in comparison with other OECD countries. But the commonly heald view that this is due to the low levels reached in these areas among Haredim and Arabs needs more than a second look.
We don’t know where we want to go, experts at Taub Center panel say
The Israeli government’s policy encourages its citizens to have children but does not sufficiently promote higher education or workforce participation.
Taub Center researcher Eitan Regev’s op-ed on food insecurity in Israel
The underlying determinants of poverty and income inequality are inexorably related to the country’s rates of economic growth.
Low income families forgo fruits, vegetables, and dairy products