19 October 2018
The State of Qatar reiterated its commitment to continue taking all measures aimed at balancing the relationship between employers and protecting the rights of expatriate workers, ensuring a strong...
16 June 2018
The latest US activity and labour market data show real strength. Highlights include well-above average business surveys, near record consumer confidence and a strong non-farm payrolls report in May...
13 February 2016
The turmoil in financial markets at the beginning of this year has prompted some to question whether the US Federal Reserve (Fed) should have increased interest rates in December. The markets have...
12 September 2015
The meeting of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) on 16-17 September 2015 is promising to be a landmark meeting, even by the Fed’s recent high-profile standards. Having kept interest rates at near-zero for...
17 June 2015
Governments, employers and academic institutions in the MENA region all have a role to play to address labour market inefficiencies, develop national talent, and ultimately drive long-term...
12 April 2015
Sources (pictured): US Federal Reserve, Institute of Supply Management and QNB Group analysis The US economy added a mere 126k jobs in March 2015, compared with a monthly average of 281k over the...
02 April 2011
Qatar will develop and implement a comprehensive labour market data system for use by relevant stakeholders, the National Development Strategy (NDS) 2011-2016 has revealed. Though labour market data...
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