Income inequality in Israel between 2003 and 2014
Keywords:income inequality, distribution of income, Gini index, Israel
Inequality in the distribution of income in the population is an important economic indicator. Today, economic inequality receives considerable attention due to the book of Thomas Piketty Capital in the 21st Century. The tremendous media coverage of the topic also attracted the attention of the world leaders. In many countries, the topic of inequality in income distribution was defined as a national challenge and was found at the top of the priorities of many important organizations, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These organizations treat income distribution as the top priority because they see the problem to be a threat to the continuation of the existence of the global economic system [Piketty and Qian 2009]. This paper aims to describe the distribution of income in Israel and provide solutions for a more equal distribution of income.
How to Cite
The Research Papers in Economics and Finance (REF) is committed to open access. All of the REF` s paper are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no author charges, known as APCs, before release, and no charge for any reader to download articles.
A Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license applies to all contents published in REF. Authors and readers are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format; Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms. Anyone can copy the articles published on REF for non-commercial purposes if proper credit is given, all materials are released under an open-access license with authors retaining full and permanent ownership of their work.
Contents of the journal will be registered with the CEJSH, BazEkon, CEEOL, EBSCO, and similar repositories.