20 stories about OECD
ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו ושר האוצר בצלאל סמוטריץ

OECD report: lowers Israeli growth forecast, warns government to 're-prioritize' budget

30.11.23|Adrian Filut
The OECD’s Global Economic Outlook report has cut its growth forecast for Israel in 2024 by more than half, and sent a sharp message to the government about using the budget to fund the ultra-Orthodox sector and coalition interests.
אנדריאס שלייכר

"We have to educate people for jobs that have not yet been created”

22.05.22|Adrian Filut
According to Prof. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills at the OECD, academia needs to adapt to the labor market, and the state needs to subsidize higher education
אנדריאס שלייכר

“Covid closures will cost Israeli students 3% of their lifetime earnings”

12.11.20|Shahar Ilan
OECD education director Andreas Schleicher said most countries chose to keep schools open, suggests teachers’ lack of remote learning skills are a cause for concern
הפגנת עצמאים מול ביתו של שר האוצר משה כחלון

Israel’s Covid-19 Public Aid Package Is Subpar, Study Finds

11.05.20|Adrian Filut
According to a new study by Israeli researchers, the state would have to double its current commitment to match that of similar developed countries
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Israelis Living in Rural Areas Are Severely Disadvantaged in Terms of Healthcare, Report Says

27.02.20|Adrian Filut
A Thursday report published by the Israeli Ministry of Health reveals the healthcare gap between Israel’s center and its periphery just keeps growing. The country as a whole is not doing that great, either
קניות קופאית רמי לוי סופר מרקט

Israel’s Inflation Drops, but Prices Keep on Rising

20.01.20|Adrian Filut
The slow increase of Israel’s consumer prices index means that the country’s annual inflation rate keeps falling below target. Meanwhile, the Economist’s Big Mac Index ranks Israel as the sixth most expensive country in the world
תלמידים ב בית ספר לומדים מבחן בגרות מתמטיקה

Israel’s Performance Drops in the OECD’s PISA Student Assessment Tests

04.12.19|Shahar Illan
Israeli pupils are still underperforming compared to the OECD average. Experts attribute the failure to the country’s outdated education system and the lack of quality personnel, and warn that it is only going to get worse
פקק תנועה פקקקים נתיבי איילון

Congestion Tax Is the Best Solution for Tel Aviv Traffic, Says OECD

02.12.19|Lior Gutman
An OECD report commissioned by the Israeli finance ministry says congestion charges could help boost the economy and support better public transportation
תל אביב קו רקיע חוף

OECD Cuts Israel’s Economic Growth Prediction for 2020 to Under 3%

21.11.19|Adrian Filut
The organization forecasts Israel’s private consumption will slow while unemployment and the government budget deficit rise
חולים במסדרון בית החולים ברזילי אשקלות מערכת הבריאות מצוקת אשפוז בתי חולים

Israel Excels in Health, No Thanks to Government Spending, Report Says

10.11.19|Adrian Filut
The OECD’s most recent health report finds that Israel’s health expenditure is some of the lowest among the countries surveyed
תרופה תרופות סל התרופות

Israel Leads OECD Countries on Opioid Use Increase, Says Report

19.05.19|Adrian Filut
Between 2011 and 2016, the availability of opioids in Israel grew by 125%, according to an OECD report published over the weekend
מוסף שבועי 14.3.19 מגדל מידטאון תל אביב

In Line with OECD Trend, Low-Wage Jobs Continue to Drive Employment in Israel

30.04.19|Adrian Filut
Israel's GDP per capita grew by only 1.33% in 2014-2018, compared to the OECD average of 2.2%, according to an OECD report published Monday
תל אביב קו רקיע חוף

Israeli Government Expenditure on R&D Second Lowest of OECD Countries

28.01.19|Lilach Baumer
The country's spending on national R&D as a percentage of GDP was 4.4% in 2016, highest of all OECD countries, but almost all of the capital comes from the business sector
ועידת התחזיות 2019 שר הכלכה אלי כהן

Israel Wants to Climb OECD Ladder, Says Minister

01.01.19|Adi Pick
Currently ranked 21st in terms of GDP per capita among OECD countries, Israel sets its sights on climbing 6 spots, Israel’s minister of economy said
תל אביב נוף בניינים קו רקיע בניה מגדלים

Israel GDP Growth Slows, Still Tops OECD Countries

01.01.19|Shahar Ilan
Israelis spent more in 2018, but the country’s growth has stalled compared to 2017
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OECD Secretary-General Warns: Israel Headed Towards Tax-Evasion Blacklist

27.11.18|Adrian Filut
The Secretary-General sent a letter to Netanyahu, urging the government to ratify the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) treaty
תלמידים סינים חינוך כיתה סין אופיר דור

Governments Must Act Urgently to Drive Economic Inclusion, According to New OECD Report

The OECD forum opened Tuesday at the organization’s Paris headquarters
ערן יעקב מנהל רשות המסים

Israel Moves to Conform to OECD Cross-Border Taxation Guidelines

31.05.18|Omri Milman
The upcoming regulation will affect the subsidiaries of most multinationals operating in the country
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Tech Workers Get More. In Israel, Much More

29.05.18|Lilach Baumer and Shahar Ilan
In Israel, tech employees earned nearly 2.5 times the average wage of all other employees in 2013, compared to an OECD average ratio of 1.64