The INSS Economics and National Security Program deals with economic issues related to national security issues studied at INSS, among them: Israeli strategic issues, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the neighboring Arab and Islamic worlds, society and security, and Israel’s civilian front. Among the program’s current areas of focus: Israel’s national defense budget, The IDF draft framework, Reconstruction of the Gaza economy, Sanctions regimes, The socio-economic status of the Israeli Arab population, The economies of Israel’s neighboring states, and Survey of the field of defense economics The Economics and National Security Program, established in March 2014, is sponsored by the Philadelphia-based Joseph and Jeanette Neubauer Foundation. It conducts forums, workshops, and seminars on the subjects within its purview.
Food for Thought during the Corona Crisis: Ten Potential Negative Scenarios in Israel’s Strategic Environment
The Middle East Economy
The main goal of this project is to build a knowledge base to help analyze the bidirectional relationships between economic processes and political processes in the...
In the Media
Israeli Society: Challenges to Societal Resilience
Israeli society in 2019 was characterized first and foremost by the broad implications of the ongoing political crisis, following two rounds of national elections and preparations for the third...
Shortening Compulsory IDF Service for Men
The discharge of men inducted into the IDF from July 2015 began in March 2018, after 32 months of compulsory service (compared with 36 months until then). A law stipulating a further shortening of...