TITLE

The Amilcar Notes (Part 3): Tunisia's Forgotten Socio-Economic Crisis

AUTHOR(S)
Prince, Rob
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;12/14/2011, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights regarding the socioeconomic crisis in Tunisia. The author says that the L'Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Tunis (ENIT) produces highly educated workforce which can help in making the country an economic engine of the Magreb. He also notes that the wage suppression is the center of the neo-liberalism of former Tunisian President Zine Ben-Ali.
ACCESSION #
70224212

 

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