privatization

Itzhak Galnoor
Itzhak Galnoor is Herbert Samuel Professor of Political Science (emeritus) at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has been a Visiting Professor at many international universities, and served on the Executive Committee of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and edited its Advances...
Neoliberalism and the Policy of Privatization in Israel: The Ramifications of the State’s Withdrawal from Responsibility to Its Citizens
01/01/2019 - 17:00 to 20:00
The book is based on a comprehensive interdisciplinary study of the policy of privatization in Israel, conducted since 2007 at the Center for Social Justice and Democracy in memory of Yaacov Chazan at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. The book delineates the process of privatization of many areas...
Justice, Privatization and the Objectives of the Educational System
19/11/2018 - 18:00 to 20:30
Since the 1990s, the education system in Israel has undergone a fundamental change, spearheaded by two seemingly conflicting forces: One is the increasing influence of neoliberal thought, with its emphasis on efficiency, productivity, choice, and competition. The other is the unprecedented boom in...
Justice, Privatization and the Objectives of the Educational System
Since the 1990s, the education systems in many countries have undergone a fundamental change driven by two seemingly conflicting forces: on the one hand, the strengthening of neoliberal thinking, with its emphasis on efficiency, productiveness, choice, and competition, and on the other hand, an...
Semi-privatization of a New "Welfare to Work" Governmental Program: Analysis and Recommendations
Decision makers are concerned over "Labor Activation" programs such as "Welfare to Work", i.e., encouraging income-support unemployed claimants to enter the labor market. This issue has socio-political ramifications because it is linked to sensitive issues such as unemployment, the low employment...
Excess Regulation or Not Enough Regulation? New Research on Regulation in Israel
19/03/2017 - 16:00 to 20:30
In March 2016, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu declared that Israel is suffering from “excessive regulation, excessive bureaucracy, and excessive legislation” and that this trio makes it less competitive and less attractive to business. The costs of products and services are higher than elsewhere...
בין פטיש ההפרטה לסדן האתיקה
23/11/2015 - 16:30 to 20:00
The conference will deal with ethical issues arising from privatization. The promoters of privatization argue that it leads to increased efficiency and competition, improved service, proper regulation, prevention of corruption, employment flexibility, reduction of the civil service, and joining of...
Perspectives on Privatization in the MENA Region: International Workshop on the Cases of Turkey and Israel
11/10/2015 - 09:30 to 12/10/2015 - 18:30
Both Turkey and Israel have adopted a policy of privatization since the 1980s. In Israel, privatization has been the most comprehensive and consistent reform in the political-administrative system since the mid-1980s. In Turkey, privatization reform has become part of the political agenda since...

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