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Search and review the latest publications by the Middle East Youth Initiative.

The publications archive can be accessed using the Search Publications and Browse tools, and contains an inventory of MEYI’s formal and working papers, analysis, and other related materials produced by the Middle East Youth Initiative. As our database continues to expand, we will also include related materials focused on youth by our partner and network organizations. If you have any questions or would like to receive hard copies of any of the publications, please contact

Latest Publication

Edward Sayre and Mary Kraetsch investigate the effects of the Palestinian Labor Law of 2000 on unemployment duration for Palestinian youth, and suggest that easing school-to-work transitions for Palestinian youth requires labor reforms designed to strike a creative balance between providing worker protections and ensuring employers have a degree of flexibility in their hiring and firing decisions.

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