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BlogYouth Unemployment in the Arab World: What Do We know? What is the Way Forward?
Imed Drine Many observers see youth unemployment as the major reason behind the recent popular uprisings in a number of Arab countries...Democracy Economic surveys Education
PresentationGroup visit by the Helsinki Students' UN Association (HYKY ry)
Group visit by the Helsinki Students’ UN Association for a seminar on UNU-WIDER’s mandate and research programme, with a research presentation on the UNU-WIDER project ‘ Development Under Climate Change ’ given by James...
ReportWorkshop on Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What Is the Way Forward?
On the 10th of April, 2012, the African Development Bank and UNU-WIDER organized a research workshop on the theme of ‘Employment in Tunisia: What Do We Know? What is the Way Forward?’...Higher education Labour market Labour supply
Book ChapterTwo for the Price of One?: The Contribution to Development of the New Female Elites
From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic DevelopmentDiscrimination in employment Economic development Higher education
Working PaperTwo for the Price of One? The Contribution to Development of the New Female Elites
This paper describes the very different role played by female elites in contemporary developing countries, as compared to the 'early' industrializing countries of the nineteenth and early twentieth century...Discrimination in employment Economic development Higher education