Regulation

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...
The Impact of Regulation of the Water and Sewerage Corporations on Aspects of Price and Service
At the end of July 2017, it was reported that because of Italy’s water crisis the regional governor of the Lazio region, which includes the capital city of Rome, was considering restricting the supply of water and turning off the fountains. The crisis is due to severe drought and poor maintenance...
The Water and Sewage Corporations in Israel
20/11/2017 - 17:00 to 20:00
The Water and Sewage Corporations Law was enacted in 2001, resulting in a change in the institutional structure of the water sector. In place of the municipal water departments, the water and sewage corporations and an independent regulatory authority, the Water Authority, were established. A new...
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...
Building a Sustainable Regime of EEZs in the Eastern Mediterranean: Building Sustainable Trust
 The first decade of the twenty-first century saw discoveries of substantial natural gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Almost all these reserves are within exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of states, rather than in territorial waters. This development has substantially increased the...
Government Companies: What Is Their Justification?
29/03/2016 - 16:45 to 20:00
In Israel’s early years, a large part of the government’s financial activity was handled by government-owned companies, for both ideological and practical reasons. In 1975, the Government Companies Law was enacted. It laid the foundations for the corporate regime of the government companies in...
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...
The Concluding Conference of the Annual Progressive Economists Program
30/07/2015 - 18:30 to 20:00
In recent years there have been dramatic changes in the public discourse on society and economics, in Israel and throughout the world. Topics such as social inequality, salary differences and their ramifications, the nature of government regulation, and the desired structure of the labor market are...
מדיניות ההפרטה בישראל: אחריות המדינה והגבולות בין הציבורי לפרטיPrivatization Policy in Israel: State Responsibility and the Boundaries between the Public and the Private
Israel’s privatization policy since the 1980s has changed Israeli society and its economy more than any other reform. This is not just an issue of economics; privatization is closely linked to the notion of what relations should exist between the state and its citizens. Privatization Policy in...
Between Public and Private: Privatizations and Nationalizations in Israel
This report, the fourth of its kind, surveys briefly forty-one privatizations and four nationalizations by the government of Israel in 2013. About half of them are the continuation of processes that began in previous years and about half of them are new. In the beginning of 2013, one could still...

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