Israel Is an Expensive Country – but Not as Much as You Think

Israelis are paying less than what the OECD estimated for housing and utilities, a new study shows, but they're still shelling out much more in general, for many goods and services, than their foreign peers

David Rosenberg
David Rosenberg
David Rosenberg
David Rosenberg

Economist Dan Ben-David has some good news and some bad news for the Israeli consumer. The good news is that local prices aren’t as high compared to other developed countries as has long been thought. The bad news: Even if the gaps aren’t quite so large, prices in Israel are still high.

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