Data suggests universities contribute to unemploymentAl-Fanar Media.
Jordan is not alone among Arab countries in trying to find out why so many university and even vocational institute graduates can’t find jobs. And the kingdom is similar to many other Arab countries in that young people desire government jobs, because of their short working hours and stability, even though many Arab governments are losing the financial ability to support inefficient bureaucracies.
But Jordan is unusual in that it has a Civil Service Bureau that tracks the supply and demand of government jobs and issues reports, which apparently are not read by Jordanian youth. Moreover, the majority of universities do not abide by the recommendations that call for decreasing the number of students admitted in stagnant and saturated disciplines.
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