Promoting Investment in a Fragile Context: the OECD Iraq Project

FOREWORD  In 2007, the Government of Iraq requested OECD support to help identify and support policy reforms through research, policy dialogue, and capacity building. Since then, the OECD Iraq Project has assisted the Iraqi government in a wide range of economic policy initiatives in the areas of infrastructure finance, developing and implementing economic zones, and public pr

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IRC: East Mosul, Iraq Labor Market Assessment

Executive Summary Objectives In an effort to gain a preliminary understanding of the current labor market conditions in East Mosul in the aftermath of the military operation to retake the city from ISIS control, this labor market assessment seeks to provide insights into the market context for the purposes of humanitarian and early recovery response. The goals of the labor

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Effects of Terrorism on Labor Market: A Case Study of Iraq. By Dr. Asmaa Yaseen

Abstract This study provides empirical evidence on the economic consequences of terrorism on the labor market and labor force by looking at the case of Iraq. We develop a set of hypotheses from classical labor economic theory around the consumer maximization problem and propose a threshold for endangerment costs that, when reached, cause households to choose not working, and

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