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 is a non-partisan policy analysis institute whose mandate is to examine Israeli society from the perspective of equality and social justice. Adva's studies of Israeli society present critical analyses of public policy in the areas of budgets, taxation and social services – education, health, housing, social security and welfare and transportation - including their implications for Israeli society as a whole and for each of its major social groups.

Israel is a classic case of a country whose macro-economic indicators are good but most of whose households are not invited to the end-of-year celebration. Israel has one of the highest poverty levels in the OECD, one of the highest levels of inequality, and one of the lowest achievement levels in international school tests. How can we explain these apparently contradictory indicators?


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Self-Employed Workers in Israel
Dr. Shlomo Swirski, Arian Ofir , December 17 2014

Most Work Alone, Provide Services to Corporations and Government or to Households, and Enjoy Limited Social Benefits


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Cherche la Femme in the National Budget of Israel
Barbara Swirski , November 27 2014
This year, for the first time, the books that comprise the proposed budget of the State of Israel for fiscal 2015 include the beginnings of a gender analysis of the budgets of government ministries and agencies.
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10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Women in Israel (2014)
Barbara Swirski , November 2 2014
Population, Political Power, Employment, Chilldcare and more
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Gender Salary Gaps in Israel
Noga Dagan Buzaglo, Yael Hasson, Arian Ophir , October 22 2014
This report is part of the project "Equal Pay"  
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The Burden of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Dr. Shlomo Swirski , October 1 2014
(Latest Chapter):The Protective Edge Canpaign
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Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities
Dr.Shlomo Swirski and Etty Konor-Atias , September 9 2014

In this bi-annual report on inequality in central government transfers to local authorities the figures are for 2012, the most recent year for which the Ministry of the Interior and the Central Bureau of Statistics published complete data. We also examined the figures for the years between 1991 and 2012. Inequality was measured per capita. 


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The Abu Basma Villages
Noga Dagan-Buzaglo , August 10 2014
A Decade of Underdevelopment
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Your Pension
Barbara Swirski and Liat Molcho , July 2 2014
A Quick Guide for Women
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Women 60 Years and Over in the Labor Force
Noga Dagan-Buzaglo, Etty Konor-Attias, Ariane Ofir , April 8 2014

Work Patterns, Employment and Wages


 


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Annual Report 2013
March 2 2014

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Israel: A Social Report – 2013
Dr. Shlomo Swirski, Etty Konor-Atias, Ariane Ophir , January 29 2014

The Gap between "Start-up Nation" and the Rest of the Nation


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