The Arab states could reap a major “demographic dividend” if they can convert their advances in education into employment opportunities for youth, according to the 2013 Human Development Report, published by the United Nations Development Programme in March. However, the study warns, a failure to accelerate job growth could further exacerbate social and economic tensions in the region.
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