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INDEX Absorption ofimmigrants (see also Aliya) agriculture's role in, 75, !50, 153 city's role in, 98, 151, 153 Foundation Fund's role in, 63 in development zones, 90 industry's role in, 167 role ofgovernment in, 43 private enterprise's role in, 152 U.S. loan guarantees for, 282 Workers' Corporation's role in, 116 Africa, failure ofgovernmental economic development, 13 Agriculture absorption ofimmigration in, 99, 150-53 Arablaborand, 152,154-57, 174-76 CPlchangesand. 196-97,267 debt conversion and, 91, I01-102, 133-35 directed credit to, 56-58 exports based in. 118 finance of investment in, 16, 17, 19,37,47,65,71- 72 foundations for statehood and, I 00 general description of, 121-22 government planning of, 131- 33. 184-85 ideology and, 62, 64, 68, 71, 75, 77,91,96,98-100, !53 impact of inflation on, 253 labor exchanges and, I09 land ownership and, 68 output surplus, 16. 17 private,61,64, 72, 75,149 profitability of, 101- 102 raw materials supply from, 30, 117-18 restrictive practices and, 145 subsidies to, 23, 80, 130-3 I, 178, 229 terms of loans to, 42, 65, 163 water problem and, 192 West Bank and Gaza employees in, 124 Aliya (see also Absorption), 4, 5, 14-15, 21,30,61,64, 71-72,76,98,102, 117, 125- 26, 15 1, 153, 156, 158, 166. 172,181. 255,272,274 Amidar, 106 Anglo-Palestine Bank (APB) (see also BankLeumi) as bank of last resort. I 03-104 attitude to canels, !69n. 170n farm credit from, 157 founding of, 62 General Mortgage Bank subsidiary of, 103 industrial credit from, 162-66 Arab. Arabs competition with Jewish farm labor by, 109, 154-55, 157, 174-76 disturbances of 1929, 165 employment in industry of, 167 labor for early settlers, 61, 68, I 52 land deals with, 66,68-70, 100 revolt of 1936-39,76, 194 Arad, 187 Argentina inflation in, 227 stabilization plan of, 271 Aridor, Yoram. 245,254-57,262,264-66 Arlosoroff. Chaim, 64, 71 n. 98. 160n, 162 Ashdod, 17 ATA textile company, 72,280 320 Index Austerity of1980, 126,255 following independence, 173 Australia, 87, 135 Austria, 107, 135,227 Autocars, 26 Avneyon, E., l59n Avniel, B., 139n, 161n, 194n Bader, Yochanan, 48n Balance of payments (see also Deficit, Exports, ImportS) budget deficits and, 241 business pressure on government andthe,216 capital imports in 1978 and, 234 devaluation of 1971 and, 230 impact of 1984 policies on, 265 policy priorities and, 233 following 1973, 193, 206 inflationary policy and the, 215 Law for Encouragement of Capital Investment and, 43 prior to 1966-slow-down, 22 restrictive practices and the, 143-44 Bank Ha'Mizrachi, 39 Bank Ha'poalim, 39, 120, 146, 159,258 founding of, 70, 153 Bank Leumi (see also Anglo-Palestine Bank), 39, 258 Bank oflsrael, 28, 86, 171, 239, 241, 260 attitude to interest rate ceiling, 42 commentary on economic developments by, 18-21,50,54, 134.210,212-13,231-33, 235- 38, 254-57 credit policies of, 56-58 explaining the merits ofgovernment intervention, 39-41 monetary policy of, 199-206, 215-16,221-23,234,240, 259,272 policy recommendations of, 207, 210.214-16,233 Bankrupt, Bankruptcy, 54. 122. 134, 156. 262,28(}...81,283 Bar'am, Moshe, !lin Bar-Lev Line, 18 Bar-Yosef, I., 202n Barrow, Robert,83n Basket ofcurrencies, 221, 233n, 243, 260,267,274 Be'er Sheva, 16, 74, 187 Beit Sha'an, 187 Bella, Moshe, 95n Ben-Gurion, David, 77n, 97, !52, !54, 155, 172n, 174, 176 Ben-Porath, Yoram, 81n, 223n Ben-Shahar, Haim, !On, 39n Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer, !55n Bernstein, Peretz, 174n Bezek Communications Company, 182. 280 Biletzki, Eliahu, 157n Blum, Leora, 41n Bolshevik, 108 Boom, 15, 71, 72, 76, 125, 127,259 Borochov, Ber, 95, 96 Brandeis, Louis, 63-65, 72, 163, 164 Bregman, Arieh, 18n. 24, 25, 47n, 115n, 119n Britain (United Kingdom), 3, 76, 83, 88, 102, 124,272,274,282,283 British Leyland, 26 British Mandate, 76. 104, 109 Bronfeld, Shaul, 39n, 200n, 202n, 205n Bruno, Michael, !On, 215n Buchanan, James, 7n, 185 Bund,96 Bureaucracy, Bureaucratic, Bureaucrats, II, 44-47, 182 Bus companies, 188 Canada,88, 107,131,135,274 Capital imports, 21, 22, 41, 47, 57, 76, 234,241 national, 4, 62, 63, 66. 70, 71, 72, 75- 76,99,153 Index 321 private, 4, 5, 40, 64, 7 I, 72,75-77, 99, 102, 150, 153 returns to, 23-25...

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9781438416243
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2012-01-01
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