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Youth unemployment and youth revolution

  • Sudirman Nasir

Melbourne | Mon, February 28 2011 | 10:35 pm

PREMIUM While the causes of the present revolt in Egypt are complex, it is reasonable to say that the high rate of youth unemployment in the country is among many other important triggers for the crisis.

It is also noteworthy that even before the global financial crisis hit, youth unemployment in Egypt was running at more than 30 percent.

Egypt's problems were also shared by other countrie...