Building effective employment programs for unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa

Given that countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region face many labor market challenges - notably high unemployment, prevalence of skills mismatches, low labor market mobility, and lack of formal employment networks - employment services could be a relevant policy instrument to help unemployed individuals find jobs. Despite high and increasing unemployment rates, employers in the region have a hard time finding workers whose competencies and skills fit their employment needs.

This book first surveys international best practices for the delivery of employment services and then r ... Show more

Authors: Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Kuddo, Arvo; Semlali, Amina; Belghazi, Saad ... [+] Show more

Published: Washington, District of Columbia, World Bank, 2013

Resource type: Edited book

Physical description: xxi, 162 p.

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