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Economic Challenges in Arab Economies

  • Maximilian Benner
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Part of the Economic Geography book series (ECOGEO)

Abstract

By providing an extensive literature review, the chapter summarizes the major structural challenges core Arab economies are confronted with. In particular, these structural challenges include high and persistent unemployment among youth and women in the context of young and growing populations and insufficient growth to absorb young generations in the labor markets.

Keywords

Arab economies Youth unemployment Youth bulge Structural adjustment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maximilian Benner
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  1. 1.University of ViennaViennaAustria

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