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African Population Studies
Union for African Population Studies
ISSN: 0850-5780
Vol. 23, No. 1, 2008, pp. 119-131
Bioline Code: ep08007
Full paper language: French
Document type: Research Article
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African Population Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2008, pp. 119-131

Kamel, Kateb


Who will benefit from the "demographic window" in the Maghreb? Countries in the Maghreb have now entered the second phase of their demographic transition. Demographic projections show that dependency rates will likely remain low for the next quarter of century, thereby creating a "demographic window of opportunity" during which countries could invest in economic growth. In this context, a key question is whether these countries will effectively capitalize on this opportunity. Results from this study suggest that while this period could well boost schooling, it will likely intensify competition in the job and marriage markets

 fr A Qui Profitera la « Fenêtre Démographique » des Pays du Maghreb?
Kamel, Kateb


A qui profitera la « fenêtre démographique » des pays du Maghreb ? Les pays du Maghreb entrent dans la seconde phase de la transition démographique. Les projections démographiques montrent que les taux de dépendance resteront bas pour le quart de siècle prochain, ouvrant ainsi une "fenêtre d'opportunité démographique." La question qui se pose désormais est de savoir si cette période sera mise judicieusement à profit ? Nos travaux que si cette fenêtre pourrait effectivement améliorer la scolarisation, elle accentuerait en même temps la compétition dans les marchés du travail et matrimonial

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