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 NowThe 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.
OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed ShortageIsrael'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 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.
Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong EconomyHigh 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 MinisterDon't blame him for the increase in taxes on cheap liquor, Finance Minister Yair Lapid said Monday
Critics: Liquor Law Helps Rich, Punishes PoorBeginning 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 to Israel: Great Job! But Crisis Not Over YetOECD 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.
Women's Retirement to Remain 62A 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 on Taxes, Cell PhonesThe OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.
Mixed Healthcare News from OECDOECD 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 Meets in JerusalemMost 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 Boycotts All JerusalemFatah pushes for a foreign boycott of all of Jerusalem -- even those areas that have always been in Israeli hands.
Leftist Decry OECD in JerusalemA leftist organization sends a letter to OECD asking it to move planned conference out of Jerusalem.
OECD Bonus for IsraelThe 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 IsraelIsrael 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 Against IsraelThe 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.
OECD Unanimously Accepts Israel“This is a great day” for Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu said after the OECD rejected PA objections and unanimously accepted Israel as a member.