Political Economy Briefing: MENA Uprisings - Key Issues

The Middle East North Africa uprisings have been spreading fast. What implications do they have for Southeast Asia? We focus on the issue of youth unemployment and underemployment. 

  • An era of vulnerability, with soaring commodity prices
  • Ageing regimes face political unrest, deadly protests
  • Youth unemployment and social media play a key role, but protests spread to include all

Download here: POLECBrief_MENA Uprisings_Jan11