Research Scholar, Employment Team (Systems Group)
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Research Scholar, Employment Team, Systems Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Oren has worked at MJB since 2016. His primary research areas are: the economics of employment, employment policy and professional training. In addition, in recent years, his studies have dealt with poverty and inequality, family economics, macroeconomics, and public economics.
Oren Tirosh holds a BA in economics from the Open University and an MA in economics from Bar-Ilan University.
He can be contacted at [email protected] or by telephone at 972-2-655-7430.
The Labor Market at the Height of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Subsequently
The goal of the study was to examine how the pandemic had affected workers and various branches of the economy, to map the challenges and opportunities created by the crisis, and to propose programmatic directions to meet the new employment challenges.
Employment of the Arab Population during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges, Opportunities and Circles of Influence
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic was highly detrimental to the employment of the Arab population. In March 2020, the proportion of employees who applied to the Employment Service for work was markedly higher among Arabs than among Jews (32% v. 23%).The main reason for this differential was that many Arabs, both men and women, […]
STARTER Program – Vocational Training through Apprenticeship Final : Research Report
The goal of this study was to examine the way in which the operating model of the program was implemented; to assess the outcome of the program in view of its objectives; and to assess the incremental impact of the program on employment in the trade learned and on the wages earned by program graduates compared with graduates of traditional vocational training courses conducted by the Division for Vocational Training at MOLSA.
Socio-Economic Measures for the Bedouin Population in the Negev
This document is part of an evaluation study of the program to promote economic growth and development for the Bedouin population in the Negev (Government Resolution 3708). It makes accessible to researchers, policymakers and the broad public basic measures reflecting the population's socio-economic situation.
Strawczynski, M., & Tirosh, O. (2022). Government Welfare Policy Under a Skilled-Biased Technological Change. Public Finance Review, 50(5), 515–557. doi.org/10.1177/10911421221117713