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The Palestinian economy has had several setbacks due to ongoing fragility and conflict. This negative impact could be mitigated through investments in human capital. These investments would help prepare Palestinian youth for the jobs of the future that are now being shaped by technological advances. Along with education reforms that focus on teaching the right skills, building human capital equally means improving health services so that Palestinian youth enter the job market as healthy, and productive adults.
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“Against the backdrop of rapid technological and labor market changes, investment in the Palestinian human capital can yield equality of opportunities and economic returns. For that, a strategy to invest in the quality of learning with a focus on the skills of the future, and in health to ensure healthy generations, will be key to future well-being and economic growth,” Wes added.