Left at home, but not left behind 18.10.2020

It has become increasingly clear that the massive rise in infection preceding Israel's second lockdown had much less to do with young children's return to school than previously assumed. Even before they set foot in school, there was a rising infection curve, coupled with other signs of late summer in…

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Infection, GDP and Employment during the Second Quarter in Israel and Worldwide 11.10.2020

Authors:  Zvi Eckstein, Benjamin Bental and Sergei Sumkin Click here for the full research study. The global data on infection and negative growth during the second quarter of 2020 indicate a negative relationship between these two variables. Thus, in developed countries with higher infection rates in terms of confirmed cases…

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Let’s not just return to normalcy: the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity for change 01.10.2020

In recent months, many studies have been published on the long-term consequences of the coronavirus crisis and subsequent school closures. The studies focus on the effects on students’ future academic achievements, on the state of the labor market over time, and on the economic growth of countries experiencing the pandemic.…

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Congratulations to Prof. Dov Chernichovsky on his appointment to serve as a member of the National Health Council 06.09.2020

Congratulations to Prof. Dov Chernichovsky – Principal Researcher and Chair of the Health Policy Program at the Taub Center – on his appointment by Minister of Health Mr. Yuli Edelstein to serve as a member of the National Health Council as an expert in health economics. In keeping with the…

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Viral Economics – The Social and Economic Aspects of the Pandemic 24.08.2020

Research and data Future Labor Market: Coronavirus could accelerate automation in Israel’s labor market – are we prepared? Alex Weinreb about the second wave of the Coronavirus More by Alex Weinreb: Israel’s second wave in international perspective New Research: The Coronavirus Crisis and Its Impact on Women in the Labor Market:  Permanent Damage…

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