The Changing Landscape of the Middle East
Fundamental forces are in the process of changing the societal and economic landscape of the Middle East. Region-specific conditions are combining with more universal factors—the sweeping tide of globalisation, technical progress and the introduction of more powerful communication tools. Organisational renewal opens up for novel ways of doing things and reach out to the most distant of societies and previously static economic activities.
KeywordsLabour Market Saudi Arabia Middle East Arab World Youth Unemployment
The authors are thankful to Qammar Abbas, Karin Björk, and Sara Johansson de Silva for their substantive input and analysis that contributed to this chapter.