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Jordan's Informal Sector Being Crowded Out by Syrian Refugees

Link: http://www.majalla.com/eng/2014/07/article55250594?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMideast%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20Middle%20East%20Daily_7.28.14 (Written on July 27, 2014)

Summary: Jordan’s recent economic slump (unemployment rates went from 12.2% in 2012 to 14% in 2013) is further exacerbated by the influx of 1.4 million Syrian refugees now residing in the Hashemite Kingdom. 276 more words

Mega Sunday Morning Reading

This is a bumper late edition of Saturday Morning Reading because I was lucky enough to be away the last couple of weekends in Rwanda and Uganda. 863 more words


Maintaining Debt Targets and GDP levels in the EU

According to a story published by the New York Times yesterday, the government of Spain is attempting to estimate the contribution of sex work to the Spanish economy. 202 more words

Why integrated labour law reforms is necessary to upgrade labour standards-9

This development looks more like destruction

  • As we referred earlier, according to government reports in organized/formal sector total employment increased by 8.5 million during 1999-00 to 2004-05, and almost all of this incremental employment was of largely informal nature.
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Gauteng set to focus on revitalisation of ‘township economy’, says premier

THE Gauteng provincial government will focus on the revitalisation and mainstreaming of the “township economy” over the next five years, Premier David Makhura said during his first state of the province address in Thokoza township, Ekurhuleni. 363 more words

Informal Economy