What Will It Take to Create Jobs in the Arab World?

January 26, 2015

Start-ups create the most jobs in the Arab World. But very few start-up firms enter the markets each year in the region, and most remain micro-firms, preventing economies from creating enough jobs to absorb a growing workforce. A new World Bank report, "Jobs or Privileges: Unleashing the Employment Potential of the Middle East and North Africa", details how policies are stifling competition & what is needed to solve the unemployment problem.