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Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Heba Handoussa, Zafiris Tzannatos.
ContributionsHandoussa, Heba Ahmad.
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3601642M
ISBN 109774247000
LC Control Number2002334545

Employment share by sector in North Africa Figure Declining wage growth in Algeria and Egypt List of boxes Box Financing the Millennium Development Goals and the Social.   También disponible en español This is the second in a series of blogs based on the July edition of the Quarterly Economic Brief: Predictions, Perceptions and Economic Reality - Challenges of Seven Middle East and North Africa Countries Described in 14 Charts. Unemployment rates in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen (the MENA 7) have remained stubbornly high, .

"This book offers an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the political, social, and economic development of the Middle East and North Africa. It is the only text on the market that brings attention to the rich histories and highlights the unique aspects of political development in each of Cited by: Over the next two decades, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region faces an unprecedented challenge. In , the labor forces of the region totaled some million workers, a figure.

Downloadable! The book focuses on the future prosperity of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, which together with other companion volumes-on trade and investment, governance, and gender-contributes to ongoing debates, and dialogues about development in the region, and the development challenges that would allow it to unlock its rich potential for prosperity. Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine Research Interests: Global health, global mental health, culture and political economy of biomedicine, biotechnology and bioethics, humanitarianism, postcolonial disorders, conflict and post-conflict studies, USA, Southeast Asia, Middle East.


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Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa Abstract. This book describes and analyzes critical aspects of the labor market and social protection in the Arab world. The authors address the interrelationship between labor, human development, and social well-being in the Middle East and North Africa region Cited by: Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa Resumo.

This book describes and analyzes critical aspects of the labor market and social protection in the Arab world. The authors address the interrelationship between labor, human development, and social well-being in the Middle East and North Africa region Cited by: Abstract The book focuses on the future prosperity of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, which together with other companion volumes-on trade and investment, governance, and gender-contributes to ongoing debates, and dialogues about development in the region, and the development challenges that would allow it to unlock its rich potential for prosperity.

Key characteristics of employment regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (English) Abstract. This note provides a general background of the main features of labor regulation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and benchmarks them against international best by: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has made steady progress in terms of the World Bank's twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.

During the s, the percentage of people living on less than $ a day declined in all regional economies, except Yemen, and in was low on average.

Unlocking the employment potential in the Middle East and North Africa - toward a new social contract (English) Abstract. The book focuses on the future prosperity of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, which together with other companion volumes-on trade and investment, governance, and gender-contributes to ongoing debates, and dialogues about development in.

Unlocking the Employment Potential in the Middle East and North Africa argues that meeting this employment challenge will require the transformation of MENA's societies and economic structures.

MENA needs a new development model based on a reinvigorated private sector, greater integration into the world economy, and better management of oil Price: $ This paper estimates annual job creation of about million in direct jobs and million in direct, indirect and induced infrastructure-related jobs just by meeting the infrastructure investment needs of about percent of gross domestic product (about US$ billion) for the Middle East and North Africa region on average.

Employment, Development and the Social Contract in the Middle East and North Africa* October Tarik M. Yousef Office of the Chief Economist Middle East and North Africa Region The World Bank Abstract Job creation for an expanding labor force has become the most pressing development challenge facing the Middle East and North Africa.

Employment creation and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa الخلاصة. This book describes and analyzes critical aspects of the labor market and social protection in the Arab world.

The authors address the interrelationship between labor, human development, and social well-being in the Middle East and North Africa region Cited by: Children and social protection in the.

Middle East and North Africa. A mapping exercise. Rachel Marcus and Paola Pereznieto. with Erin Cullen and Nicola Jones. October Overseas Development Institute. Westminster Bridge Road. London SE1 7JD. * Disclaimer: The views presented in this paper are those of the author.

Policy Implications Authors/Editors: Antonio Estache, Elena Ianchovichina, Robert Bacon and Ilhem Salamon Infrastructure and Employment Creation in the Middle East and North Africa Published: January Pages: 69 - IN NEAR EAST AND NORTH AFRICA REGION REGIONAL TRENDS Social Protection and Rural Development in the NENA Region Regional Initiative on Small-scale Family Farming FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CAIRO, Flavia Lorenzon Social Protection Consultant FAO Regional office for the Near East and North Africa Region (RNE) FAO File Size: 1MB.

The World Bank is now supporting and facilitating the establishment of the first community of practice in the MENA region in the area of employment and social safety nets. This community will provide a space where practitioners from MENA can share their operational experience, knowledge, and best practices on how best to improve delivery of /5.

Key Characteristics of Employment Regulation in the Middle East and North Africa Diego F. Angel-Urdinola and Arvo Kuddo 1 With Support from Kimie Tanabe. Abstract Renewing the social contract, one of the pillars of the new World Bank Group strategy for the Middle East and North Africa, requires a new development model built on greater trust; openness, transparency, inclusive and accountable service delivery; and a stronger private sector that can create jobs and opportunities for the youth of the : Syed Akhtar Mahmood, Meriem Ait Ali Slimane.

JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without by: 8. This strategic foresight report assesses the interaction between demographics, economic development, climate change and social protection in six countries in East Africa between now and Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Innon-oil exports accounted for just 16 percent of the Middle East and North Africa region’s GDP, compared to 44 percent in East Asia.

That absence of diversification means that the region lacks vibrant manufacturing and service sectors that can provide jobs today and in the future. Downloadable. The state of national labor markets has always been a concern for governments and development agencies such as the World Bank.

Key labor market indicators, such as the rate of unemployment, send signals about the health of an economy and mirror citizens' attitudes. Being gainfully employed is an important aspect of an individual's well-being both financially and socially, as. INFRASTRUCTURE AND EMPLOYMENT CREATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA Caroline Freund, Elena Ianchovichina1 Introduction: Lack of job opportunities is a pressing issue in MENA, especially among youth.

A forthcoming report assesses the potential for job creation through infrastructure investments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)  The Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region aims at enhancing the efficiency, effectiveness and broadening the coverage and impact of school meals programmes as a key social protection instrument in support of vulnerable children and marginalized, affected communities.Infrastructure and Employment Creation in the Middle East and North Africa lower and upper bounds of the employment elasticity with respect to infrastructure at the regional and country levels.