Mapping Sources of Mutual Distrust in Palestinian and Israeli Societies and Politics: role of education, daily life experiences, and exposure to violence

by: Dr. Roby Nathanson Henry FishmanProf. Daniel Bar TalDr. Ephraim LaviePhd, Tsafrir GoldbergPorat Peretz
Palestinians and Israelis distrust and fear each other. Evidence from joint Palestinian-Israeli survey research indicates that distrust and fear are detrimental to peace-making. It is suspected that school education, daily life experiences-- including economic costs related to the continuation of the status quo-- and exposure to mutual violence are critical sources that contribute to the very high levels of distrust and fear.

Leaders at Work- International Academic Program

A Joint Study Program of the Macro Center for Political Economics, The Academic College Tel-Aviv Yaffo and the Hans Böckler Foundation


by: Dr. Roby Nathanson Itamar Gazala
A Roadmap for Employers/Employees to Implement Co-Determination

Youth Studies

by: Dr. Roby Nathanson Dr. Ralf HexelHagar Tzameret-Kertcher
At the begining of the 21st century the young generation faces new and complicated challenges.The way youths will cope with these challenges is of major affect on countries' future.

IEPN - The Israeli-European Policy Network

by: Prof. Stephan Stetter Dr. Roby NathansonItamar GazalaBastian Sendhardt
The Israeli-European Policy Network (IEPN) works under the direction of the Israel Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), and its partners, the MACRO Center for Political Economics, Tel Aviv and the Universität der Bundeswehr in Munich, Germany.

Vocational Training

by: Dr. Roby Nathanson Natalia SimanovskyRo'ee Levy
A high quality vocational training system allows graduates to improve their position in the labor market, reduces poverty and increases the productivity of the labor market. The Macro Center published several papers and held numerous meetings and conferences in order to create concrete policy recommandations.

The ticking clock of the climate agenda

On the quest of solutions to achieve a ‘virtuous’ WEF nexus in the Mediterranean region

EU-Israel Trends and Challenges