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Ragui Assaad, Professor of Planning and Public Affairs, , Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Ragui Assaad is Professor of Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He has been a Research Fellow of the Economic Research Forum since 1994 and thematic leader of its Labour and Human Resource Development thematic area since 2011. He holds a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He served as Regional Director for West Asia and North Africa for the Population Council, based in Cairo, Egypt, from 2005 to 2008.
Table of Contents
Foreword, Ahmed Galal Preface 1. The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Jordan, Ragui Assaad 2. Demographics, Labor Force Participation, and Unemployment in Jordan, Nader Mryyan 3. The School-To-Work Transition of Jordanian Youth, Mona Amer 4. Gender and the Jordanian Labor Market, Ragui Assaad, Rana Hendy, and Chaimaa Yassine 5. Wage Formation and Earnings Inequality in the Jordanian Labor Market, Mona Said 6. Immigration, Emigration and the Labor Market in Jordan, Jackline Wahba 7. Trends and Differentials in Jordanian Marriage Behavior: Marriage Timing, Spousal Characteristics, Household Structure, and Matrimonial Expenditures, Rania Salem 8. The Patterns of Early Retirement Among Jordanian Men, Ibrahim Al Hawarin