Algeria : Selected Issues Paper

Publication Date: January 31, 2012
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Summary: This paper analyzes Algeria’s unemployment and labor market developments and assesses the factors that may hamper employment creation. It estimates employment-to-GDP elasticity for Algeria’s main sectors and different age groups, and assesses the effect of improvements in Algeria’s labor market flexibility on unemployment outcomes. The results on the relation between labor market institutions and unemployment show that improvement in labor market conditions in Algeria could have a significant effect in reducing unemployment both in the short and medium term.
Series: Country Report No. 12/22
Subject(s): Labor markets | Reserves adequacy | Selected issues | Unemployment | Algeria

Publication Date: January 31, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781463934460/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1DZAEA2012003 Pages: 53
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