Israeli Teachers Make 37% Less Than OECD AverageCentral Bureau of Statistics finds that men make 15% more, on average, than women as well.
Living on the Edge: Nearly 2/3 of Israelis are Often OverdrawnShocking figures reveal many Israelis living constantly in the red; Bank of Israel wants to know why.
Report: Prices in Israel Not So BadPrices in Israel may be high, but they are going up at a slower pace than in other OECD countries, a report said.
World Bank: Israel Less Business-Friendly Than in the PastThe World Bank Israel listed in 40th place as a business-friendly location, two places below Israel's position in the 2013 report.
Israel 4th Most Educated CountryOECD: Israel follows Russia, Canada and Japan, and is followed by the United States.
Hospital Bed, Medical Equipment Shortage Revealed in OECD ReportIsrael's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.
Report: To Cut Poverty, Govt. Must Spend MoneyIsrael needs to invest money in order to lower the poverty rate, a Knesset-appointed panel said in a report released Monday
International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Growth StableIsrael's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.
Analyst: Farmers’ ‘Cartels’ Mean Israelis Pay MoreAnalyst: Israelis pay 25% more due to powerful agricultural lobbies. The solution is simple – but won’t be easy.
OECD Sec'y-Gen Praises Israeli Economy With LapidIn joint press conference, Angel Gurria and Finance Min. Lapid discuss new OECD report on Israeli economy.
Report: In Spite of Strong Economy, Israeli Poverty Still HighHigh unemployment among Arab women, hareidi men contributes towards Israel ranking bottom out of 35 OECD states.
Bank of Israel: Israelis Pay Less Tax, Get LessBank of Israel finds Israelis pay less tax than others in OECD - and get less from the government.
Liquor Tax? I Didn't Do It, Says Finance Minister(s)Don't blame him for the increase in taxes on cheap liquor, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said Monday
Critics: Lapid Liquor Law 'To Help Out His Cigar Smoking Pals'Beginning Monday, prices on some alcoholic beverages in Israel will shoot up – while the cost of others will come down
Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and ScienceIsraeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhere
Report: Israel is the Second-Most Educated CountryThe “Education at a Glance 2012” report finds that 64% of Israelis reach higher education, second only to Canada.
OECD: 'Pat on the Back and Move On - Crisis Not Over'OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria praises Israel on its management of the global fiscal crisis, but warns “it's not over yet.”
PM: Middle Class Resents Hareidim, ArabsIn comments sure to anger some of his coalition partners, PM Netanyahu said that Hareidim and Arabs made Israeli 'look bad' in OECD reports.
OECD Report: Israel 2nd Among Educated CountriesNew OECD report places Israel in second place in terms of the number of its academics. No surpise to Jewish mothers.
Shai Slams Netanyahu's "American" EconomicsMK Nachman Shai slammed PM Netanyahu's free-market economics calling them "piggish capitalism".
Israel Booming Despite Economic DownturnOECD expects Israel to avoid recession and to see continued growth despite a slowdown that should end by mid 2012.
Bill to Keep Women's Retirement Age at 62 Passes ReadingA bill to keep the retirement age for women at 62 passed its first Knesset reading as the coalition backs down on its pledge to fight.
OECD: How Israel Compares on Taxes, Cell PhonesThe OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.
Mixed Healthcare News in OECD ReportOECD finds that Israelis are healthy, but hospitals are understaffed and overcrowded. Government promises change.
Israel: Best Economy in the WestIsrael’s economy is the fastest-growing in the West, blossoming by 4.5% - compared with the OECD's 2.7%.
OECD Conference Opens in Jerusalem despite PA Call for BanMost OECD members ignore a PA call to boycott a conference in Jerusalem, but no tours will be led to areas in the capital claimed by the PA.
Fatah Pushes Boycott of OECD Meeting in Western JerusalemFatah pushes for a foreign boycott of all of Jerusalem -- even those areas that have always been in Israeli hands.
Leftist Organization to OECD: Move Conference Out of JerusalemA leftist organization sends a letter to OECD asking it to move planned conference out of Jerusalem.
Bonus for Israel: OECD to Meet in JerusalemThe OECD, which recently accepted Israel as a member, has chosen Jerusalem instead of Paris as the venue for its annual conference in October.
Israel Invests in ResearchGovernment statistical data reveals that Israel has dramatically increased R&D spending, surpassing OECD standards.
Good OECD Report Card for Israel in Health SectorIsrael has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.
Arab MK Tried to Stymie Israel’s Acceptance into OECDThe Chairman of the Israeli-Arab “Balad” party, MK Jamal Zekhalke, wrote to the head of the (OECD), asking him not to admit Israel into the body.
Netanyahu: Entrance into OECD a Great Day for the Country“This is a great day” for Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu said after the OECD rejected PA objections and unanimously accepted Israel as a member.