There is no denying the fact that Arab springs were fuelled primarily by unemployment and economic inequality against a backdrop of social and political injustices and general corruption.
Indeed, youth unemployment is particularly rampa
Gulf oil exporters may see unemployment among their citizens rise in coming years unless they change a decades-old habit of relying on cheap foreign labour, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
Since the 1970s, milli
High levels of home ownership are strongly linked to subsequent rises in unemployment because labour mobility becomes reduced, according to new research.
Using data going back to 1950 across all U.S. states except Alaska and Hawai
The number of job seekers in the Arab world is projected to soar to 95 million by 2030 from the current 55 million, said a report.
Fighting unemployment, development of human capital and preparing administrative leaders have becom
The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region had the highest unemployment rate across the world in 2012 at 19 per cent, said a report.
"Mena had the highest unemployment rate of all regions in 2012 at 19 per cent, followed
Bahrain’s unemployment rate for the second quarter of the year rose to 4.7 per cent up from 4 per cent in the first quarter, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan attributed the increase to the f
The queues of jobless people across Spain, Portugal and Greece will lengthen further but an end to recession is within sight, according to the latest Reuters poll on some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies.
Euro zone unemployment is at a record high and consumer prices are being driven upward by volatile energy and food prices, data showed on Monday, underlining the fragility of the bloc's economic health.
Inflation in the 17-nat
More than six million Spaniards were out of work in the first quarter of this year, raising the jobless rate in the euro zone's fourth biggest economy to 27.2 per cent, the highest since records began in the 1970s.
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