Relationship between Unemployment Rates, Inflation and Economic Growth in Iraq for the Period (2003-2014)


This study examines the relationship between the rates of unemployment, inflation and economic growth in Iraq during the period (2003-2014, using (ARDL) model and error correction model. The result of the study was that inflation does not affect unemployment, but unemployment affects inflation, and the results indicate a causal relationship Bi-directional trend between unemployment and economic growth.