The low participation rates of women in the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa, lower than any other region in the world, has puzzled analysts for some time. A number of…

Matthew Groh |

Il semble qu’il ne se passe pas deux semaines en Afrique subsaharienne sans que de nouvelles découvertes de pétrole, de gaz naturel ou de minéraux ne fassent les gros titres, pays après pays.…

Makhtar Diop |

With youth unemployment extremely high in Latin America, numerous government efforts have been under way to help the poorest individuals. In Colombia, the "Jóvenes en Acción" or "…

Jessica Owens |

Mr. Julio Lopes, Secretary of Transport of the State of Rio de Janeiro, recently visited the World Bank to present what the city is doing to improve the quality of public transport. It is a…

Julie Babinard |

        An analysis of the quality of growth, and more specifically of the dynamics of the private sector is necessary to understand a region’s underperformance in job creation. While many…

Marc Schiffbauer |

        Pervasive unemployment is arguably one of the most pressing policy challenges in many countries across the Middle East and North Africa region. Youth, women, and higher education graduates…

Sebastian Trenner |

يمكن القول إن استشراء البطالة يمثل أحد أكثر التحديات السياسية إلحاحا في الكثير من البلدان في أنحاء منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا. ويبدو أن الشباب والنساء وأصحاب الشهادات الجامعية هم الأكثر…

سيباستيان ترينر |

Les arguments en faveur d’une approche pilote en TunisieDans de nombreux pays du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord (MENA), la lutte contre le chômage endémique constitue l’une des plus grandes…

Sebastian Trenner |

        Over the course of our research we have encountered a number of explanations for the difficulties people face in finding jobs in the Middle East and North Africa region. Some contend that…

Simon Thacker |