Economics

Not enough capitalism.

Simona Weinglass
Feb. 2 2016 12:01AM

Whatever Thomas Piketty believes.

Benjamin Weingarten
Dec. 15 2015 12:01AM

Jews weren’t always Democrats.

Steven Windmueller
Dec. 2 2015 12:01AM

Two clauses restricted their ability to collect debts.

Nov. 17 2015 12:01AM

30 years ago, it stood poised to go down the same path.

David Shamah
July 7 2015 12:01AM

It was willing to hire Jews in the years after World War II.

David Warsh
March 19 2015 12:01AM

Were he appointed dictator for a day, Gilad Alper knows what he would do to fix Israel’s economy: abolish certain taxes, deregulate imports from Europe. . .

Gilad Alper
Feb. 13 2015 12:01AM

Michael Sarel, who recently stepped down as chief economist at Israel’s Treasury Ministry, speaks about the challenges facing Israel’s economy, the political roadblocks that prevent. . .

Michael Sarel
Jan. 7 2015 12:01AM

Excessive regulation, rising food prices, high taxes, and government waste threaten the stability of Israel’s economy. Yair Lapid, the outgoing Treasury Minister, rode into office. . .

Shoham Wexler
Dec. 30 2014 12:01AM

A labor economist has written a new book subjecting Jewish identity to a formal cost-benefit analysis. Attempting to sort through the decisions made by American. . .

Steven I. Weiss
Oct. 8 2014 12:01AM

Although disparities remain, socioeconomic inequalities between Israeli Jews and Arabs have been shrinking dramatically.  

Feb. 6 2014 12:01AM

Contrary to the claims of some economists, government intervention is not the solution to economic inequality in Israel but the root of the problem.

Daniel Doron
Aug. 6 2013 12:00AM

What if the “Arab Spring” was not a demand for democracy or Islam but instead for free enterprise?

Hernando de Soto
July 12 2013 12:00AM

An OECD report claims that Israel has the highest poverty rate among the world's 34 most economically developed countries. The reality is more complicated—but no less worrying.

Ruth Margalit
June 6 2013 12:00AM