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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. 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; 93487–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1200260
Published: 01 July 2016
... © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Working-age population labour force participation rates child labour labour force distribution by sector unemployment rates labour distribution by level of education education outputs and labour market needs perceptions of work and labour market...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
... rates, while figures on old- age dependency ratio (65+ and older) and unemployment rates are shown in Tables 8 and 9 respectively. © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies CONTACT Gabi El-Khoury info@caus.org.lb CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS, 2016 VOL. 9, NO. 2, 340 345 httpdx.doi.org/10.1080...
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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; 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; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... large number of young graduates leaving universities every year, many observers estimated that the youth unemployment rate was more than thirty percent. Honwana ( 2013 , 26) and Masri ( 2017 , 33–34) estimate that thirty-one percent with an engineering degree, fifty percent with a technical and master’s...
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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. 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. 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
... of Markus Grabka, in which he foresees a steady depreciation for the middle class and a disturbing rise in unemployment rates in Germany. This lends credibility to the warnings of German researchers about the dangers of inequality and rising class divisions that could all lead to the destabilization...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... population who do not have a television in their home. V7: Percentage of the population who do not have refrigerator in their home. V8: Proportion of the population who do not have a phone. V9: Illiteracy ratio. V10: Number of medical dispensaries. V11: Unemployment rate. V12: Number of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... , which traces unemployment statistics for the selected Arab countries, illustrates this fact. Table 2 shows that Arab countries in the MENA countries, the GCC, Egypt, and Jordan are suffering from high rates of unemployment, and this may explain their reluctance to privatize. It is also noticeable...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Reuters . 2014a . “South Korea Unemployment Rate Hits Three-year High in Jobseeker Surge.” Reuters , March 11. www.reuters.com/article/us-korea-economy-employment-idUSBREA2B01P20140312 . ——— . 2014b . “South Korea Eyeing Israeli Rocket Interceptor—Manufacturer.” Reuters , August 9...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... maternal mortality. Moreover Arab countries face an important unemployment crisis ( Achy 2014 ) with youth unemployment being double the global unemployment rate of about 12 percent, and 43.4 percent female unemployment. Seventy years of massive wealth generated by oil exports failed to establish a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2303–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000018
Published: 01 March 2018
... graduates have posed on a labor market already marked by unusually high levels of graduate unemployment? Fueled by petrodollar subsidies and remittance income, as well as by the human and financial capital brought by inflows of refugees from Palestine, Iraq, and now Syria, higher education in Jordan has...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... under the control of the settler-colonial state (Israel), dictated the dependence of Fatah and Hamas on external sources of transfer in running their self-rule administrations. This has also meant that both regions are permanently vulnerable to a high rate of unemployment and impoverishment. The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104642–651 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402546
Published: 01 October 2017
... US aggression killed nine civilians, including four chil- dren (Al-Ahram, Cairo, 8 April 2017). Moscow and Iran denounced the American strike, while Israel and US allies Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emi- rates expressed support for the strike. Egypt urged the United States and...