Publications & Documents


  • 30-September-2011

    English

    Start-up nation: An innovation story

    This article in the OECD Observer asks what experience Israel, a new OECD member, can bring to the table in terms of innovation. Many OECD countries today are looking to boost productivity through investments in science, technology and R&D. What is Israel's story?

  • 15-September-2011

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    OECD Observer: Special focus on Israel's economy

    From innovation to the banking sector, investment policy, tourism, immigration and employment, read this profile of Israel's economy. Includes interview with Yuval Steinitz, minister of finance.

  • 7-July-2011

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    Policies to Support Eco-innovation in Israel

    Now that Israel has entered the OECD, the government has made significant efforts to push environmental initiatives such as the promotion of eco-innovation. This report provides an overview of governmental efforts to stimulate eco-innovation in the business sector and households.

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  • 25-June-2011

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    Israel - Enhancing Market Openness, Intellectual Property Rights and Compliance through Regulatory Reform

    Over the last two decades, Israel has opened its economy to international trade and investment by lowering tariffs and improving the domestic regulatory environment for business. This review describes progress on regulatory reform in Israel, which suggests these overall trends will continue.

  • 24-June-2011

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    Government at a Glance 2011: Information by country

    These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.

  • 19-May-2011

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    Restoring Public Finances (2011): Information by country

    These country notes detail the fiscal situation to date (2011), the consolidation needs, and the commitments and intentions of governments in 30 OECD countries in the aftermath of the economic crisis.

  • 27-April-2011

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    Society : Safeguard social support for poorest families, says OECD’s Gurría

    Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...

  • 28-March-2011

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    Corporate Governance in Israel

    This review of corporate governance in Israel describes the corporate governance setting including the structure and ownership concentration of listed companies and the structure and operation of the state-owned sector.

  • 7-March-2011

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    PISA: Does investing in after-school classes pay off? (PISA in Focus No. 3)

    'PISA in Focus' N°3 looks at 15-year-olds' participation in after-school classes and examines its possible impact on their performance.

  • 13-October-2010

    English

    Taxation, Innovation and the Environment

    By putting a price on pollution, do environmentally related taxes spur innovation? Does the design of the tax play a critical role? What is the effect of this innovation? In analysing these questions, the report draws on case studies that cover Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Israel and others. It also covers a wide set of environmental issues and technologies, as well as the economic and policy contexts.

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