اشكالية البطالة فى دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي
[Unemployment and job creation in the GCC countries]
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to study unemployment and job creation in the GCC countries. Population growth rates in all six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are at 3% or more, with large numbers of expatriates – in some states, such as the UAE and Qatar, outnumbering locals – creating a disproportionately young population across the GCC. Unaddressed, unemployment could reach 40% for youths aged between 20 and 24, and higher for women. Creating appropriate job opportunities for nationals, and reducing current unemployment, is a critical focus of GCC governments.
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Date of creation: Jan 2014
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unemployment ; job creation ; GCC countries; Population growth rates;
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