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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93487–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1200260
Published: 01 July 2016
... on labour distribution by level of education in selected Arab countries. Data on education outputs and labour market needs in selected Arab countries and on the perceptions of work and the labour market are shown in Tables 7 and 8 respectively. CONTACT Gabi El-Khoury info@caus.org.lb...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... cohesion and preservation ( Abdel Latif 2018b ). Aware of this change, sociological research has recently been combined, as noted above, to examine the situation of women in isolation from that of men following the steady increase in women’s entry into the labor market and to try to understand the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... flexible to labor demand or to have a greater substitution between work/capital equity. That is why it was not bigger companies with better technology that led growth by substituting more efficient machines (as the propaganda goes), but the free market conditions and terms that only defeated societies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... Council (Research Papers No. 30). London : LSE Kuwait Programme . ——— . 2014 . Arab Gulf States: An Assessment of Nationalization Policies (GLMM Research Paper No. 1). Badia Fiesolana : Gulf Labour Markets and Migration Programme (GLMM) . Hood, C. 1995 . “ The New Public Management in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... unemployment, impoverishment, low wages, sickness, and disability because of the fragility of the economy in these areas and the decreasing employment opportunities for the increasing number of young people who enter the labor force annually. Israel closed its labor market completely for workers from the Gaza...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104537–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402482
Published: 01 October 2017
... model on an objective basis related to the saturation of horizontal cooperation values and the ability to act in civil organizations as a labour union, it can be said, based on the technique of correspondence analysis, that there are linkages...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... to a normal supply model that takes account of labor, capital, technology and other inputs and their various costs; it is just that the Hubbert curve aggregates those inputs into a simple supply versus cumulative supply relationship. (164) When plotting the volume of Iraqi annual production as a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... dimension and a clear sense of direction, as well as of a clear vision, as of yet, of what is to be done, much of what Egypt will need to do and in fact can do will fall back on the past social and international capital of the Nas- serite era. This narrative will inevitably incorporate elements of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... potential is the Dutch Disease hypothesis (Corden and Neary 1982).12 According to this formulation, two effects arise out of increased oil revenues. First, higher profits in the oil sector may attract productive inputs (labour, capital, knowl- edge or raw materials) away from domestic goods producing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
... technique was initiated, for the first time, in the markets of the rich countries, and was implanted in the poor countries with the help of evolutionary development procedures led by the donors (Sachs 2005). Sachs says that the key needed to put an end to extreme poverty is to enable the needy ones to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Yemen. The more developed Arab economies, like Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, are characterized by a surplus labour force resulting from the lack of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) at rates that would allow the creation of opportunities for employment. That 306 A.E.H...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74565–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.950081
Published: 01 October 2014
... resources. Arab countries have to learn to open their labour market to talent and creative individuals, while, at the same time, upgrading local skills and standards. The key element is to create a home for entrepreneurs. What is needed is an under- standing of the nature of industrialization, and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73363–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.933504
Published: 01 July 2014
... was indeed matched with poor labour market prospects, and particu- larly in the countries that have been at the heart of the wave of protest. This situation induces, in turn, a higher inclination of individuals, especially the better educated, towards political activities and protests. Malik and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42190–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569180
Published: 01 April 2011
... and technology (know-how), capital, labour, and various material resources such as land and water. Almost all Arab countries have these inputs. Culture, often forgotten in the list of needed inputs, is probably the most important resource. A society must desire to engage in changing itself and must...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42127–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.575106
Published: 01 April 2011
... (ILO), has been 31%, and 44% among some university graduates. In Egypt, youth unemployment is estimated at 21%, almost double the general unemployment rates (Haq et al. 2011, pp. 2 4). In Egypt, the economy creates 65% of the jobs needed to accommodate the new entrants into the labor force, while in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23458–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903034989
Published: 01 July 2009
...[umacr ] n (2005) had shown some seven centuries ago that Arabs considered effort as quite humiliating, especially in agriculture and industry (p. 340). Effort or labour is the source of income, but is not accompanied by the social empowerment of the human being (p. 339). Ibn Khald[umacr ] n observes...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22292–303 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902853983
Published: 01 April 2009
... occurring? Under the prevailing conditions of inflexible and limited production capacities, government administrative capabilities, inefficient management of financial and money market institutions, lack of potential entrepreneurial, shortage of skilled labour, and insufficient labour market institutions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 14551–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802390854
Published: 01 October 2008
... than remain mere instruments of pressure. The Gulf States badly need large doses of freedom, democracy and transparency, and must think seriously about allowing political parties, even Gulf-style ones, as well as labour and professional unions. They should look closely at their domestic human rights...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 14519–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802391050
Published: 01 October 2008
... group sent abroad. To summarize, the transference demanded preparation of a new educational system supported by the old system that had lost its central place educationally and socially. The second characteristic of this transference is that it was completed in a single stroke in the national language...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13417–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163947
Published: 01 July 2008
... of participation in the labour market, we might also point to the ratio of women in the total labour force: 9.6% in Syria, 8% in Morocco, 7% in the UAE, 5.2% in Kuwait, 4% in Egypt, 2.7% in Libya and 1.8% in Algeria. In advanced countries, on the other hand, the ratio of women in the labour force is...