Migration aspirations among NEETs in selected MENA countries

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Author: Ramos, Raul


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Migration

Keywords: Unemployment; Youth at risk; Decision making; Transition from education and training to employment; Aspirations; Survey; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Middle East; Africa; Egypt; Jordan; Lebanon; Palestine; Tunisia

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2017

Physical description: 22 p.

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Also called: Migration aspirations among youth not in education, employment or training in selected Middle East and North Africa countries

Series: IZA discussion paper; no. 11146

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 130.549

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