From Education to Employment: Youth Trajectories in Jordan and Lebanon in the Context of Protracted Displacement

Co-Authors: Maha Shuayb, Cathrine Brun, Mohammad Hammoud, Oroub El Abed, Hala Caroline Abou Zaki, Dina Batshon, Nadim Haider, Cyrine Saab, Hamza Saleh, Alexandra Kassir, Zoe Jordan

The report comes out of a research programme jointly run by the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP). The programme is funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC, project ref. 109043-001) and the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (Global Challenges Research Funding, project ref. ES/S004742/1).

The main question asked is: In displacement settings, what shapes the trajectories of young people from education into employment? This report presents a quantitative survey of 1442 young people in Lebanon and Jordan.

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