nep-isf New Economics Papers
on Islamic Finance
Issue of 2021‒07‒12
one paper chosen by
Mohamed Mohamed Tolba Said

  1. Understanding Saudi Private Sector Employment And Unemployment By Farah Hani; Michael Lopesciolo

  1. By: Farah Hani (Center for International Development at Harvard University); Michael Lopesciolo (Center for International Development at Harvard University)
    Abstract: This paper analyzes the changes in Saudi employment and unemployment between 2009 and 2018 and argues that a supply-demand skill mismatch exacerbated by insufficient job creation, and prevalent Saudi preferences and beliefs about employment underpin the high unemployment problem that coexists with low Saudi employment in the private sector in the country.
    Keywords: Saudi Arabia, Employment, Unemployment, Occupations, Jobs
    JEL: J21 J23 J24
    Date: 2021–03

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