EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

18-06-2018
EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia
EMNES Study 5

This study provides an overview of the main characteristics of education systems and labour markets in four Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) – namely Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – and discusses the difficulties facing the youth in their transition from school to the labour market and the pressure for them to migrate. The analysis focuses on the latest trends in youth education, employment, and migration with a special focus on gender gaps and regional inequalities as presented in the four chapters by the country experts in this study.