To risk or not to risk?
In times like these of extreme uncertainty, it's worth pondering the culture and psychology of risk-taking.
"People don't understand exponential growth"
Behavioral economist Prof. Ori Heffetz explains why many people cannot understand the magnitude of the coronavirus threat, and why it's a nightmare to stay at home in lockdown.
Making the Negev boom
Netta Cohen, outgoing CEO of Ben Gurion University tech transfer company BGN, reflects on his 16 years in the job in which technology in Beersheva has flourished.
Israel's growth is not as good as it seems
Prof. Omer Moav argues that it's per capita growth that counts, and the 1.3% average annual rise in Moshe Kahlon's tenure as finance minister is below the OECD average.