Tag archive for ‘OECD’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

OECD report: Israel needs to keep up its efforts to protect people and firms

After a decade of robust growth that lifted employment and well-being, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust Israel, like most countries, into a severe economic shock, adding to long-standing challenges, according More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Coronavirus: OECD Slashes Forecast for World Economy; Chinese Manufacturing Plummets

While it’s too early to gauge the full economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, the OECD has already slashed its growth forecast for the world economy as the virus continues to spread outside of China. More...

Ilan Shavit On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

OECD: Israel ranks as world’s third most educated country

According to 2017 data compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) the most educated countries in the world are: Canada at the top, Japan second, Israel third, South Korea fourth, More...

Shlomi Ella On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

IMF Report: Israel needs reforms to ensure longer-term economic growth

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today submitted a report to the Governor of the Bank of Israel, Karnit Flug, and to the Director-General of the Ministry of Finance, Shai Babad, on the state of the Israeli More...

Niall McCarthy On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Global Corporation Tax Levels In Perspective

Corporate tax is levied on the income or capital of corporations or analogous entities with rates varying hugely between countries. Many countries impose it at the national level, though similar taxes are More...

Noam Barkan On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Israeli children rank near bottom of OECD

  They don’t go to friends’ birthday parties because they cannot buy gifts. They don’t participate in extracurricular activities or tell their parents about school trips in order not to More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

The Gender Pay Gap In Developed Nations Visualised

  Women still earn less money than men in most developed countries around the world. The gender pay gap is measured as the difference between male and female earnings as a percentage of male earnings. It More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 6th, 2015

How much Americans are spending on drugs compared to the rest of the world

When it comes to expenditure on prescription drugs across OECD countries, the United States in first place. In 2013, the average American spent $1, 026 on medicinal drugs, 50 percent higher than the OECD More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 10th, 2015

Fourteen bidders were approved for the Israeli Small and Medium Business Agency’s tender

The Small and Medium Business Agency at the Ministry of Economy, together with the Budget Department in the Ministry of Finance, are leading a process for the establishment of two funds specializing in More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: America in the Way

NEW YORK – The Third International Conference on Financing for Development recently convened in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The conference came at a time when developing countries and emerging markets More...

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