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Middle Eastern Department

Contents

  • I. Introduction

  • II. The New Demography of MED

  • III. MED’s Demographic Gift

  • IV. Employment Opportunities

  • V. Housing Construction as an Engine of Growth

  • VI. Policy Implications

  • Tables

  • 1. Selected Regions: Key Population Data, 1970, 2000, 2015

  • 2. Selected Regions: Age Structure of the Population, 1970, 2000, 2015

  • 3. Selected MED Countries: Employment, 1973–2015

  • 4. Selected MED Countries: The Augmented Demographic Gift

  • 5. Selected MED Countries: Total Factor Productivity Growth Requirements

  • 6. Selected Countries: Key Housing Data, 2000

  • Boxes

  • 1. Demographic Data Sources

  • 2. Estimating the Need for Housing

  • References

Demographic Transition in the Middle East: Implications for Growth, Employment, and Housing
Author: Ms. Rina Bhattacharya, Tarik Yousef, and Mr. Pierre Dhonte