Is Working a Privilege in the Middle East & North Africa? Who is Most Affected by MENA’s Joblessness Trap?
Oct 01, 2012 / Blog entry
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 for young people. Looking back over the research...
Workshop on Managing International Labor Migration for Better Development Outcomes (June 13-15, 2011)
Nov 02, 2011 / Highlight
Background: The recent events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are a strong reminder that one of the main challenges facing countries in the Arab World is to absorb the large cohort of young and increasingly well-educated labor market entrants into productive employment. The current inability to provide sufficient numbers of quality...