Macroeconomic Policy in Israel amid the Global Financial Crisis

The 16th Caesarea Economic Policy Planning Forum, July 2008

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  • Cover Type: Online | Hebrew
  • Number Of Pages: 47 Pages
  • Center: Eli Hurvitz Conference on Economy and Society (Caesarea Forum)

Amid the transition from years of rapid growth to the projected economic downturn in the wake of the financial crisis in the U.S. and its global repercussions, what balance should be struck between strict adherence to fiscal targets and minimizing the damage from the slowdown in terms of unemployment and social welfare? This publication analyzes these issues.

Amid the transition from years of rapid growth to the projected economic downturn in the wake of the financial crisis in the U.S. and its global repercussions, what balance should be struck between strict adherence to fiscal targets and minimizing the damage from the slowdown in terms of unemployment and social welfare? This publication analyzes these issues.