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Labour Watch issues position paper on youth challenges

Labour Watch – In the context of its Jordan Labour Watch programme, the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies has issued a position paper on the occasion of the World Youth Day, celebrated yearly on August 12, examining the realities and challenges faced by youth in the country, as well as their dreams and expectations. The paper concludes that ...

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Study: Employment Trends in Jordan 2016

A study has found that job positions in administration and finance, as well as print media, accounted for most of the labor market demand in Jordan throughout 2016, and as much as 29.1% of job postings throughout the year, followed by jobs in education, at 22.1%, and technical and manual professions, at 12.9%. The study, conducted by the Phenix Center ...

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Phenix Center concludes a workshop in cooperation with “CEE Bankwatch Network”

PhenixCenter for Economic and Informatics Studies and CEE Bankwatch Network held a workshop last week to introduce Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) and opportunities of Jordanian civil society organizations to influence its policies and investments. A number of representatives of civil society organizations participated in the one day-long workshop, whereby operations of European development banks and multilateral development banks in Jordan ...

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Phenix Center launched policy paper on education

A study on the quality of elementary education in the Kingdom’s schools recommended conducting interviews with university graduates before appointing them as teachers. The study, conducted by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, said that appointing teachers based on their academic degrees without interviewing them to evaluate their qualifications has negatively affected the quality of education in the ...

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Publishing a position paper on: “Political reform in the national electoral list’s’ platforms”

Phenix Center for Economic & Informatics Studies – In this position paper, the second issued by the Phenix Center for Economics and Informatics Studies observing the electoral platforms of the candidate lists , contents of these electoral platforms will be analyzed to explore its vision and motions related to political reform agendas, as well as its vision to develop the ...

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Jordanians losing jobs to Syrian refugees

Unemployed Jordanians are facing fierce competition from Syrians while pursuing job vacancies, according to a study released on Saturday. Issued by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies and compiled in cooperation with the German Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung office in Amman, the study highlighted the main challenges created by the influx of thousands of Syrian refugees jobs seekers to the ...

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