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OECD official: Israel leads in digitization, cyber - Watch Now

"The Israeli level of development and digitization is twice that of other OECD countries."

Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin
Steve Mnuchin started a tax war between the US and OECD – opinion

If any country proceeds with a digital service tax, the US threatens “appropriate commensurate measures.”

By LEON HARRIS
25/06/2020
money
COVID-19 grants for people ages 67+, Zoom precautions, tax treaty rules

Laid off employees ages 67 and above and company owners are not entitled to unemployment pay under the coronavirus emergency regulations. But they may perhaps qualify for an “adaptation grant”

By LEON HARRIS
12/04/2020
Senior OECD official: Israeli education system is 'average at best'

Recent PISA examination results revealed a growing gap in scholastic performance between Hebrew-speaking and Arabic-speaking pupils.

27/02/2020
ACCORDING TO A State Comptroller’s Report released in March 2019, over the past 40 years, the densit
Work from home, save money and protect the environment

Working remotely from a neighborhood café or regional business center can help to reduce road congestion and pollutant emissions.

By YAEL MOR
03/02/2020
Presenting the annual poverty report.
‘Soup-kitchen nation:’ Relieving poverty in Israel by reducing food waste

Addressing one of the ramifications of poverty by a government-led food rescue program

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2020
Israel economic growth slows to 3.3%, weakest since 2015

Growth in 2020 is expected to remain close to 3%, but Bank of Israel policymakers have expressed caution, given the current government stalemate.

By REUTERS
31/12/2019
Police Traffic Division.
Police: Severe road accidents down by 9% in 2019, fatal ones up by 10%

Within the OECD, Israel is among the countries with the highest number of fatalities in road accidents relative to the number of vehicles.

Employees of Partner, an Israeli communication firm, work at their desks at Partner's headquaters in
Despite declining income inequality, Israeli productivity lags behind

Between 2012 and 2017, the net income of households in lowest and middle quintiles increased at an average annual rate of 4%, compared to 2.6% among highest-quintile households.

30/12/2019
Prof. Eugene Kandel
Israel endangered by lack of long-term economic thinking, expert says

‘Two separate economies,’ inequality, waste of human talent weighing heavily on country’s future, Start-Up Nation Central head tells ‘Post’

16/12/2019
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