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Workplace:Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, (more information at EDIRC)
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Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Socioeconomic Status and the Changing Nature of School-to-Work Transitions in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  2. The Number and Characteristics of Syrians in Jordan: A Multi-Source Analysis
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2018

  1. Do More Productive Firms Pay Workers More? Evidence from Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  2. Explaining the MENA Paradox: Rising Educational Attainment, Yet Stagnant Female Labor Force Participation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Impact of Syrian Refugees in Jordan on Education Outcomes for Jordanian Youth
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Introducing the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey 2016
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Job Creation or Labor Absorption? An Analysis of Private Sector Job Growth in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  6. Migration Shocks and Housing: Evidence from the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (3)
  7. The Composition of Labor Supply and its Evolution from 2010 to 2016 in Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (5)
  8. The Structure of Employment and Job Creation in Jordan: 2010-2016
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2017

  1. Comparing Retrospective and Panel Data Collection Methods to Assess Labor Market Dynamics
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Forum (2016) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Migration and Development (2018)
  2. Employment’s Role in Enabling and Constraining Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Estimating Poverty and Inequality in the Absence of Consumption Data: An Application to the Middle East and North Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Excluded Generation: The Growing Challenges of Labor Market Insertion for Egyptian Youth
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads
  5. Marriage, Fertility, and Women’s Agency in Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The Composition of Labor Supply and Unemployment in Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (5)
  7. The Impact of Early Marriage on Women’s Employment in the Middle East and North Africa
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Forum (2017) Downloads View citations (9)
  8. The Impact of the Action Plan For Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads
  9. The Role of Housing Markets in the Timing of Marriage in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Processes in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia: An Examination of Pedagogy, Accountability and Perceptions of Quality
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  2. Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education ? evidence from Jordan
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IAST Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) (2015) Downloads View citations (10)
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2015) Downloads
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2018)
  3. Inequality of Opportunity in Income and Consumption in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Inequality of Opportunity in Income and Consumption: the Middle East and North Africa Region in Comparative Perspective
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2016)
  6. Labor Market Dynamics and Youth Unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Returns to Schooling in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Empowerment is a Community Affair: Community Level Determinants of Married Women's Empowerment in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Development Economics (2017)
  3. Inequality of Opportunity in the Labor Market for Higher Education Graduates in Egypt and Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2014

  1. Differences in Pedagogy, Accountability, and Perceptions of Quality by Type of Higher Education in Egypt and Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  2. Does the Type of Higher Education Affect Labor Market Outcomes? A Comparison of Egypt and Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Individual and Households Determinants of Women Empowerment: Application to the Case of Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Inequality of Opportunity in Educational Attainment in Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from Household Surveys
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Educational Development (2019)
  5. The economics of marriage in North Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Making Sense of Arab Labor Markets: The Enduring Legacy of Dualism
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2014)
  2. The Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey: Introducing the 2012 Round
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2013)
  3. The Evolution of Labor Supply and Unemployment in the Egyptian Economy: 1988-2012
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (14)
  4. The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Egypt: 1998-2012
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Equality of Opportunity in Educational Achievement in the Middle East and North Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality (2014)
  2. Inequality of Opportunity in Child Health in the Arab World and Turkey
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ) (2012)
  3. The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Jordan
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Egyptian Men Working Abroad: Labor Supply Responses by the Women Left Behind
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2011)

2009

  1. A comparative study of returns to education of urban men in Egypt, Iran, and Turkey
    Working Papers, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ) (2009)
  2. The Impact of International Migration and Remittances on the Labor-Supply Behavior of Those Left behind: Evidence from Egypt
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Job Quality Among the Non-Wage Workers in the Agriculture and Non-Agricultural Sectors in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2007

  1. Labor Supply, Employment And Unemployment in the Egyptian Economy, 1988-2006
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2004

  1. Private and Group Tutoring in Egypt: Where is the Gender Inequality?
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2003

  1. The Determinants of Child Labor in Urban Turkey
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2002

  1. Grievances or Skills? The Effect of Education on Youth Attitudes and Political Participation in Egypt and Tunisia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

2001

  1. The Effect of Child Work on School Enrollment in Egypt
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Wage Formation and Recurrent Unemployment
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
    Also in Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2002)

1997

  1. An Analysis of Compensation Programs for Redundant Workers in Egyptian Public Enterprise
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
  2. Wage Formation in the Construction Sector in Egypt
    Working Papers, Koc University View citations (2)

1996

  1. Do Workers Pay for Social Protection? An Analysis of Wage Differentials in the Egyptian Private Sector
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

1995

  1. The Effects of Public Sector Hiring and Compensation Policies on the Egyptian Labor Market
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1997)

1994

  1. Employment Experience in the Middle East and North Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Forum Downloads

1990

  1. MARKET STRUCTURE AND SPELLS OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT: EVIDENCE FROM THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN EGYPT
    Working Papers, Cornell - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Econometrics (1992)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from household surveys
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2019, 66, (C), 24-43 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Public employment in the Middle East and North Africa
    IZA World of Labor, 2019, 463 Downloads

2018

  1. Comparing retrospective and panel data collection methods to assess labor market dynamics
    IZA Journal of Migration and Development, 2018, 8, (1), 1-34 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Does Improved Local Supply of Schooling Enhance Intergenerational Mobility in Education? Evidence from Jordan
    World Bank Economic Review, 2018, 32, (3), 633-655 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Inequality of Opportunity in Wages and Consumption in Egypt
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2018, 64, (s1), S26-S54 Downloads

2017

  1. Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (4), 962-984 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2016, 5, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Is free basic education in Egypt a reality or a myth?
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2015, 45, (C), 16-30 Downloads View citations (13)

2014

  1. Equality of opportunity in educational achievement in the Middle East and North Africa
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2014, 12, (4), 489-515 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Making sense of Arab labor markets: the enduring legacy of dualism
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. The Egypt labor market panel survey: introducing the 2012 round
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2013, 2, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. INEQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY IN CHILD HEALTH IN THE ARAB WORLD AND TURKEY
    Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2012, 04, (02), 1-37 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Egyptian men working abroad: Labour supply responses by the women left behind
    Labour Economics, 2011, 18, (S1), S98-S114 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. THE RELEVANCE OF CHRISTOPHER PISSARIDES' CONTRIBUTION TO MENA LABOR MARKETS
    Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2011, 03, (01), 1-10 Downloads

2010

  1. TRANSITIONS TO EMPLOYMENT AND MARRIAGE AMONG YOUNG MEN IN EGYPT
    Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2010, 02, (01), 39-88 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. The Effect of Domestic Work on Girls' Schooling: Evidence from Egypt
    Feminist Economics, 2010, 16, (1), 79-128 Downloads View citations (11)

2009

  1. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF RETURNS TO EDUCATION OF URBAN MEN IN EGYPT, IRAN, AND TURKEY
    Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), 2009, 01, (02), 145-187 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2005

  1. Constrained Geographical Mobility and Gendered Labor Market Outcomes Under Structural Adjustment: Evidence from Egypt
    World Development, 2005, 33, (3), 431-454 Downloads View citations (39)

2002

  1. Wage formation and recurrent unemployment
    Labour Economics, 2002, 9, (1), 17-61 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1999

  1. Matching Severance Payments with Worker Losses in the Egyptian Public Sector
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (1), 117-53 View citations (15)

1997

  1. Kinship ties, social networks, and segmented labor markets: evidence from the construction sector in Egypt
    Journal of Development Economics, 1997, 52, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The Effects of Public Sector Hiring and Compensation Policies on the Egyptian Labor Market
    World Bank Economic Review, 1997, 11, (1), 85-118 View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1993

  1. Formal and informal institutions in the labor market, with applications to the construction sector in Egypt
    World Development, 1993, 21, (6), 925-939 Downloads View citations (13)

1992

  1. Market Structure and Spells of Employment and Unemployment: Evidence from the Construction Sector in Egypt
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1992, 7, (4), 339-67 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

Books

2012

  1. After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (21)

Edited books

2015

  1. The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (6)

2014

  1. The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (15)

Chapters

2010

  1. How much work is too much? Effects of child work hours on schooling – the case of Egypt
    A chapter in Child Labor and the Transition between School and Work, 2010, vol. 31, pp 53-97 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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