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Oct 04, 2012 / Blog
  This blog is co-authored by Juan Manuel Moreno and Stefanie Brodmann   This blog is part of a weekly series that we hope will provide some food for thought on the critical questions outlined in the forthcoming MENA Flagship Report on Jobs.   The low quality and relevance of education and training... more
Oct 04, 2012 / Blog
This blog has been co-authored by Lida Bteddini and Guenter Heidenhof   This blog is part of a weekly series that we hope will provide some food for thought on the critical questions outlined in the forthcoming MENA Flagship Report on Jobs.   Recent events across the Middle East and North Africa (... more
Oct 04, 2012 / Blog
  This blog is part of a weekly series that we hope will provide some food for thought on the critical questions outlined in the forthcoming MENA Flagship Report on Jobs.   High unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) largely reflects the growth deficit.  While China has been... more
Oct 01, 2012 / Blog
Imagine climbing into the cockpit of an airplane the weight of a medium-sized car and the wingspan of an Airbus 340. And then imagine taking off without a drop of fuel on board. Sam Shepard can, unless my eyes deceive me.   They do indeed deceive (sadly) but Andre Borschberg is a dead ringer for... more
Oct 01, 2012 / Blog
This blog has been authored by Roger Coma-Cunill, Jonathan Coony and Manaf Touati   Last year, Mr. Berrada patented a new invention for solar-water heaters at the Moroccan Office of Property Rights (OMPIC). His idea is to improve the efficiency of solar-water heaters by introducing a heat-transport... more
Oct 01, 2012 / Blog
An invitation to a live web-chat on jobs in the Middle East and North Africa   This blog is part of a weekly series that we hope will provide some food for thought on the critical questions outlined in the forthcoming MENA Flagship Report on Jobs.   The Arab World faces a great opportunity with... more
Oct 01, 2012 / Blog
This blog is part of a weekly series that we hope will provide some food for thought on the critical questions outlined in the forthcoming MENA Flagship Report on Jobs.   Like many of my colleagues, I have now spent several years trying to understand the reality of labor markets in MENA, especially... more

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