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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93487–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1200260
Published: 01 July 2016
...Gabi El-Khoury This statistical file is concerned with the latest available data that might be useful in dealing with the issue of the labour force and unemployment in Arab countries and worldwide. Table 1 introduces data on the working-age populations, while Table 2 shows figures on the labour...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43385–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.591247
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ola Hanafi Corresponding Address : Email: ola.hanafi@gmail.com © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011 CONFERENCE REPORT Arab youth unemployment: roots, risks and responses Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, 10 February 2011 Ola Hanafia aEconomist Following the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
... trust has been declining since 2007, this research suggests that distrust in the political system, the deteriorated healthcare and education services, the high level of unemployment, corruption, and the violation of human rights in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank have led to the decline of the level of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103471–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350369
Published: 01 July 2017
... and values of Arab countries in the human development index (HDI) as well as in the inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI). Tables 2–5 respectively follow up latest estimates on labour force, unemployment, poverty, education and illiteracy rates in Arab countries, while Table 6...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94596–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238110
Published: 01 October 2016
...Paul Aarts; Carolien Roelants The Saudi leadership feels threatened, first of all by Shi'ite Iran, but also by the extremist Islamic State (IS), the Muslim Brotherhood and even liberal intellectuals. Low oil prices cause growing deficits, while youth unemployment remains huge. Is the House of Saud...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
...' (ESCWA 2014, 3). The report, however, affirms that the ‘demographic dividend' is not an automatic benefit. It necessitates the adoption of reforms that enable Arab governments to make use of the time-limited demographic opportunity. Otherwise, challenges such as ‘youth unemployment and alienation will...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8122–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976403
Published: 01 January 2015
... high unemployment rates, inexistent productivity and the total lack of appropriation of science and technology, in addition to a high rate of concentration of wealth in the hands of a few, including ruling elites. This lack of virtuous growth is due to the development of neo-patrimonialism within the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74565–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.950081
Published: 01 October 2014
... expanding populations, education, emigration and unemployment. It seems that unless they adopt a more serious interest in the challenges they face, they will be unable to escape from a state of permanent crisis. The purpose of this article is to speculate on the feasibility of utilizing the Gulf Cooperation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... take into consideration inflation, high prices and unemployment. The fruits of economic growth must reach the simple citizen, we continue to reform the subsidies system and protect vulnerable families.” 8. See http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/97998?lang=en-us/ . 9. See http...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... partnerships. The contribution of these institutions in raising students’ awareness about combating poverty and unemployment as well as developing students’ personality were of a medium degree, where the average mean was 2.500 and 2.613, respectively, while the contribution of these institutions in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... unemployment in local and global society. Statistical and comprehensive research would provide valuable insights into the frustrations and feelings of injustice caused by fluctuations in living conditions. This study is being carried out with the support of the Arab Social Science Council as part of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... Hariri’s agenda with the political elite’s control of social programs resulted in continual poverty and unemployment. The majority of people remained dependent on resources controlled by the politicians. This was the economic basis of sectarian clientelism, where confessional leaders distribute resources...
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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
... million people to the 2000 figure, most of whom live in urban areas (3.60 percent), more than half of whom are illiterate (6.52 percent), and less than one-third (9.32 percent) have a degree ( ESEC 2014 , 7). Furthermore, women are more vulnerable to unemployment, particularly among those with degrees...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... difficulties obtaining one. Males are excluded from conscription, which affects their chances of getting jobs, and thus their levels of unemployment and poverty are higher ( Swale 2015 ). Consequently, some fall into smuggling drugs, weapons, people, and commodities ( Gold 2014 ). These elements of social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... the issues; whether the lack of political space, freedom of speech, unemployment, the ban on various Islamic practices, or the regimes’ corrupt nature were what led to the materialization of these events; the role of youth in these revolutions; the roles and impacts of different social networking...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
...% 2.3% GDP growth rate Syria 7.1% 4.0% Iraq 10.0% 4.9% Egypt 5.5% 4.3% Output per workers calculated in fixed local currency units Syria 4.5% 0.5% Iraq 8.6% 1.2% Egypt 3.3% 2.2% Average unemployment rates Syria 5.2% 13.2% Egypt 4.2% 10.9...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44501–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.628966
Published: 01 October 2011
... deals with numerous issues that pertain to the Gulf region in general such as age demographics, unemployment, economic issues, and the question of what he terms the dichotomy of ‘projects of rule’ as opposed to modern ‘projects of state’, where the former have tended to characterize the Arab world at...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43301–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.586506
Published: 01 July 2011
... daily life from unemployment to alienation as well as Islamic fundamentalism — to whom it appeals — and how it pertains to the apparatuses of state and Algerian nationalism and identity. As the characters in the novels constitute archetypes of Algerian society, exploration of the stories, states of mind...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... Arabes et le Pouvoir d’Etat, Militaires du Peuple ou du Régime? [Arab Armies and State Power, Militaries of the People or of the Regime?]. Paris : Karthala . Mounir, Hossam . 2017 . “ The Official Unemployment Rate Drops .” Daily News Egypt May 15. https://dailynewsegypt.com/2017/05/15...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11463–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114004
Published: 04 December 2018
... which the economy suffers from considerable price increases (inflation) and chronic high unemployment (recession). The presence of these two factors could have serious adverse effects and the macroeconomy might fail to face up to this destructive kind of recession. In the late Keynesian era, both the...