Migration aspirations among NEETs in selected MENA countries

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region shows high levels of unemployment rates among youth and the rate of youth not in education, employment or training (NEET) is also among the highest in the world. In this context, one of the more obvious reactions of youth facing unmet aspirations in the labour market is migration. The objective of the paper is to analyse the determinants of intentions to migrate of youth NEETs during their school-to-work transitions in selected MENA countries. With this aim, I use microdata from School-to-Work Transition Surveys (SWTS) conducted by the Internation ... Show more

Authors: Ramos, Raul

Published: Bonn, Germany, IZA, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 22 p.

Access item: http://ftp.iza.org/dp11146.pdf

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