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“Role of economic Factors in Political Movement: The Syrian Case” (2012)

The political movement, sparked off in Syria in March 2011 with the main demand being political freedoms, is an indication that the society has reached unacceptable stages of institutional, economic and social development. This paper highlights the economic factors affecting such movement from a comprehensive development perspective. Authors Rabie Nasser ...

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Roots of the Crisis (economic growth_3)

A decrease of the investment and particularly public investment contribution to economic growth, and the relatively high contribution of the private consumption affected by the consumption of Iraqi families since HIES showed a decrease in Syrian households spending between 2004 and 2009.  

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Roots of the Crisis (labor force market)

A relatively low unemployment rate (8%) hiding a dramatic decrease in labor force participation rates as the Syrian economy created only 400 thousand job opportunities during the last decade that reduced LFP rate from 47% in 2001 to 39% in 2010 which reflected the fact that economic growth in Syria ...

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