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Drought, Corruption, and War: Syria’s Agricultural Crisis

Drought, Corruption, and War: Syria’s Agricultural Crisis

April 22, 2014, No Comments

Carnegie Endowment – April 18, 2014 One of the underlying causes of the March 2011 uprising in Syria was a severe social crisis. During most of the 2000s, the Syrian... Read More»

Wages And Salaries Are Suitable For The Working Hours in The Private Sector. Yes or No?

Wages And Salaries Are Suitable For The Working Hours in The Private Sector. Yes or No?

April 21, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – April 21, 2014 In three direct questions to Syrian businessmen who are in Gaziantep – Turkey regarding work hours, salaries, wages, and workers’ participation in the... Read More»

The Private Sector Contributed to Identify The Most Important Competencies Required in The Labor Market. Yes or No?

The Private Sector Contributed to Identify The Most Important Competencies Required in The Labor Market. Yes or No?

April 17, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – April 17, 2014 In a direct question to Syrian businessmen who are in Gaziantep – Turkey about whether the private sector contributed to identify the most... Read More»

Syrian Refugees Are Reviving Retail Stores in Lebanon

Syrian Refugees Are Reviving Retail Stores in Lebanon

April 16, 2014, No Comments

Alarabiya – April 12, 2014 Syrian refugees have revived the stores in Lebanon, also they revived the retail sector thanks to the aid money that poured on them, both from... Read More»

Analysis

Wages And Salaries Are Suitable For The Working Hours in The Private Sector. Yes or No?

Wages And Salaries Are Suitable For The Working Hours in The Private Sector. Yes or No?

April 21, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – April 21, 2014 In three direct questions to Syrian businessmen who are in Gaziantep – Turkey regarding work hours, salaries, wages, and workers’ participation in the... Read More»

The Private Sector Contributed to Identify The Most Important Competencies Required in The Labor Market. Yes or No?

The Private Sector Contributed to Identify The Most Important Competencies Required in The Labor Market. Yes or No?

April 17, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – April 17, 2014 In a direct question to Syrian businessmen who are in Gaziantep – Turkey about whether the private sector contributed to identify the most... Read More»

Labor Primary Court Contributed To The Generation of Trust Between The Private Sector And Workers And Thus Improving The Working Environment, Yes or No?

Labor Primary Court Contributed To The Generation of Trust Between The Private Sector And Workers And Thus Improving The Working Environment, Yes or No?

April 2, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – April 02, 2014 The interest in labor cases is very necessary because the labor sector is one of the most important productive sectors affecting production. Labor... Read More»

Were Social Insurance Laws Unfair To The Private Sector or Not?

Were Social Insurance Laws Unfair To The Private Sector or Not?

March 27, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – March 27, 2014 In a direct question to Syrian businessmen who are in Gaziantep – Turkey about whether the social insurance laws in Syria were unsuitable... Read More»

Reports

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

October 4, 2013, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri During the last period, the Syrian market had a significant increase of prices in all sectors with an absence... Read More»

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

October 4, 2013, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri Syria’s economy has worsened dramatically since the ongoing unrest erupted more than two years ago and has pushed the... Read More»

War costs Syria’s tourism industry $1.5b

War costs Syria’s tourism industry $1.5b

October 3, 2013, No Comments

The Daily Star – October 1, 2013 DAMASCUS: Syria’s tourism industry has lost 300 billion pounds ($1.5 billion) in revenues since the country’s brutal conflict broke out in March 2011,... Read More»

Destitution drives Syrian refugee children to work

Destitution drives Syrian refugee children to work

September 27, 2013, No Comments

BBC News – September 25, 2013 The Syrian children stood at the side of the road just after first light, just as they were told. At this ragged cluster of... Read More»

Democratic Governance

Building Bridges

Building Bridges

November 15, 2012, Comments Off

Building Bridges: Why and how key linkages between economics, democracy, and governance affect economic growth...

Entrepreneurship

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

October 29, 2012, Comments Off

James Shikwati Director of the Inter Region Economic Network, Kenya What is entrepreneurship? I think...