Growing Shortage of High-tech Manpower Could Hamper Israel's Economic Growth

Rising demand for science graduates, falling level of high school education could create a shortage of 20,000 qualified workers within 5 years, according to a new report.

A shortage of high-tech manpower could prove a major stumbling block for Israeli economic growth if the problem isn't addressed soon, according to a report by a team led by Prof. Eugene Kandel, chairman of the National Economic Council.