The Future of the Israeli Growth Engine

A Return to Leadership in Knowledge-Based Industries and Scientific-Technological Innovation

The 17th Caesarea Economic Forum, July 2009

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  • Cover Type: Online | Hebrew
  • Number Of Pages: 51 Pages
  • Center: Eli Hurvitz Conference on Economy and Society (Caesarea Forum)

This book, which was prepared for the 17th Caesarea Economic Policy Planning Forum in 2009, presents data about the different elements that characterize the development of Israeli high-tech industries and the changes that have occurred in that area in recent years. It analyzes the contribution of Israel’s knowledge-based industries to employment, export, and domestic product, warns of potential threats to the continued growth of these industries as a result of the global financial crisis, and puts forward recommendations for practical steps at the national level that can promote knowledge-based industries.

This book, which was prepared for the 17th Caesarea Economic Policy Planning Forum in 2009, presents data about the different elements that characterize the development of Israeli high-tech industries and the changes that have occurred in that area in recent years. It analyzes the contribution of Israel's knowledge-based industries to employment, export, and domestic product, warns of potential threats to the continued growth of these industries as a result of the global financial crisis, and puts forward recommendations for practical steps at the national level that can promote knowledge-based industries.