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Review of Middle East Economics and Finance

2003 - 2020

Current editor(s): Ghassan Dibeh

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Volume 16, issue 3, 2020

Do Default Loss Risks Matter for Arab Exports? Evidence from a Gravity Modelling Approach pp. 22 Downloads
Riadh Ben Jelili
The Effects of Power Outages on the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in the MENA Region pp. 28 Downloads
Ali Fakih, Ghazzawi Nancy and Pascal Ghazalian
SME Financing in MENA: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Multilateral and Bilateral Development Lenders’ Intermediated Lending Practices pp. 032 Downloads
Barthelmess Benedikt and Langlois Jean

Volume 16, issue 2, 2020

Does Bank Profitability Stimulate Economic Growth in the Arab Region? pp. 14 Downloads
Aziz Omar Ghazy
Is there a Kuznets Curve in the Arab Region? An Empirical Investigation pp. 17 Downloads
Sayed Adham
Is the Elimination of Food Subsidies the Right Policy to Address Lebanon’s Public Finance Crisis? pp. 17 Downloads
Paul Makdissi and Seif Edine Mohamad

Volume 16, issue 1, 2020

Validity of the Expectations Hypothesis of the Term Structure of Interest Rates: The Case of Saudi Arabia pp. 18 Downloads
Harrathi Nizar and Alhoshan Hamed M.
Picking Winners: Identifying Leading Sectors for Egypt and Tunisia Using the Product Space Methodology pp. 80 Downloads
Amirah El-Haddad

Volume 15, issue 3, 2019

The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Economic Activity over the Business Cycle: An Empirical Investigation in the Case of Algeria pp. 23 Downloads
Chibi Abderrahim, Chekouri Sidi Mohamed and Mohamed Benbouziane
UAE Banks’ Performance and the Oil Price Shock: Evidence across Conventional and Islamic Banks pp. 23 Downloads
Magda Kandil and Markovski Minko

Volume 15, issue 2, 2019

Does Oil Price Asymmetrically Impact Remittance Outflows? The Case of Oman pp. 9 Downloads
Selçuk Akçay
Further Evidence on Export-Led Growth in the United Arab Emirates: Are Non-Oil Exports or Re-Exports the Key to Economic Growth? pp. 15 Downloads
Kalaitzi Athanasia S. and Chamberlain Trevor W.
Reserve Adequacies and the Determinants of Foreign Exchange Reserves – Empirical Analysis through the Vector Error Correction Model: The Case of Lebanon pp. 17 Downloads
Dakhlallah Kassim

Volume 15, issue 1, 2019

The Nexus between Government Expenditure and Economic Growth: Evidence of the Wagner’s Law in Kuwait pp. 9 Downloads
Ebaid Ali and Bahari Zakaria
Service Trade Liberalization in Oman: International Commitments and Trade Performance pp. 12 Downloads
Boughanmi Houcine and Al-Riyami Said
Housing Prices and Money Demand: Empirical Evidence in Selected MENA Countries pp. 18 Downloads
Mbazia Nadia and Djelassi Mouldi

Volume 14, issue 3, 2018

The Effects of Sanctions on the Lending Policy and the Value of International Banks: the Case of Iran pp. 13 Downloads
Hundt Steffen and Horsch Andreas
Financing for Development in the MENA Region pp. 14 Downloads
Awdeh Ali
The Impact of New Drug Launches on Longevity Growth in Nine Middle Eastern and African Countries, 2007–2015 pp. 15 Downloads
Frank Lichtenberg

Volume 14, issue 2, 2018

Uncovered Interest Rate Parity: The Turkish Evidence pp. 11 Downloads
Öge Güney Pelin
Google Trends and Structural Exchange Rate Models for Turkish Lira–US Dollar Exchange Rate pp. 12 Downloads
Levent Bulut and Dogan Can
Much Ado about the Egyptian Pound: Exchange Rate Misalignment and the Path Towards Equilibrium pp. 19 Downloads
Diaa Noureldin
SDG-Specific Country Groups: Subregional Analysis of the Arab Region pp. 22 Downloads
Aljaz Kuncic

Volume 14, issue 1, 2018

Import Determinants and Potential Markets: A Panel Data Gravity Modelling Analysis for Bahrain pp. 7 Downloads
Shujaat Abbas and Waheed Abdul
Exports and Financing Constraints Evidence from Turkey pp. 11 Downloads
Gezici Armağan, Ozgur Orhangazi and Cihan Yalcin
Explaining Gender Differences in Socioeconomic and Political Objectives in the Middle East pp. 22 Downloads
Wu Fengyu and Nugent Jeffrey B.
Long-run and Short-run Monetary Policy Transmission Channels in Lebanon pp. 26 Downloads
Awdeh Ali

Volume 13, issue 3, 2017

The Impact of Ownership on Corporate Performance: The Case of the UAE pp. 25 Downloads
Magda Kandil and Markovski Minko

Volume 13, issue 2, 2017

Political Instability and Economic Growth in Egypt pp. 11 Downloads
Hossam Eldin Abdelkader
Analysis of Food Imports in a Highly Import Dependent Economy pp. 12 Downloads
Kaitibie Simeon, Munshi Haq and Rakotoarisoa Manitra A.
An Empirical Investigation of Oil-Macro-financial Linkages in Saudi Arabia pp. 15 Downloads
Ken Miyajima
Iran’s Inflationary Experience: Demand Pressures, External Shocks, and Supply Constraints pp. 19 Downloads
Magda Kandil and Ida Mirzaie

Volume 13, issue 1, 2017

Towards Understanding Vegetables Consumption Behaviour in Iran: A Full Box-Cox Double-Hurdle Application pp. 12 Downloads
Hatice Balli, Kouhbor Mohammad Amin and Jean Louis Rosmy
Spatial Dimensions of Sectoral Labor Productivity Convergence in Turkey: A Spatial Panel Data Approach pp. 14 Downloads
Çınar Tuğrul
Children’s Gender and Men’s Income: Evidence from Iran pp. 19 Downloads
Abbasi Hossein A. and Karimi Seyed M.
Political Stability, Firm Characteristics and Performance: Evidence from 6,083 Private Firms in the Middle East pp. 21 Downloads
Amr Hosny

Volume 12, issue 3, 2016

Spatial Propagation of the Economic Impacts of Bombing: The Case of the 2006 War in Lebanon pp. 225-256 Downloads
Eduardo Haddad and Yasuhide Okuyama
Designing a Fiscal Framework for a Prospective Commodity-producer: Options for Lebanon pp. 257-278 Downloads
Mariusz Jarmuzek, Mesa Puyo Diego and Nakhle Najla
Political Instability and Economic Growth: Evidence from Jordan pp. 279-300 Downloads
Osama Sweidan
Food and Agricultural Trade in the GCC: An Opportunity for South Asia? pp. 301-330 Downloads
Sarath Kodithuwakku, Boughanmi Houcine and Weerahewa Jeevika

Volume 12, issue 2, 2016

Vote for Your Family! Particularism, Support for Democracy and Support for Shari’a in the Arab World pp. 115-137 Downloads
Bakker Femke E. and Valentina Rotondi
Inclusive Economic Institutions in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: Current Status and Theoretical Implications pp. 139-173 Downloads
Kaya Abdullah and Tsai I-Tsung
Product Space Perspective on Structural Change in Morocco pp. 175-200 Downloads
Israel Osorio Rodarte and Hans Lofgren
Islamic Banking and Financial Development pp. 201-224 Downloads
Hind Lebdaoui and Joerg Wild

Volume 12, issue 1, 2016

Arab Trade Dynamics after the Implementation of the Pan Arab Free Trade Area (1998–2012) pp. 1-29 Downloads
Harb Georges and Shady Nora Abou
Taxing Interest on Deposits: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis for the Case of Lebanon pp. 31-54 Downloads
Azar Samih Antoine
The Effect of Institutional Quality on Bank Lending in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries pp. 55-63 Downloads
Azmat Gani and Al-Muharrami Saeed
More on Calendar Effects on Islamic Stock Markets pp. 65-113 Downloads
Christoph Weber and Nickol Philipp

Volume 11, issue 3, 2015

Foreign Bank Entry in the Late Ottoman Empire: The Case of the Imperial Ottoman Bank pp. 207-223 Downloads
Avni Hanedar
Is Bigger Better for Egyptian Banks? An Efficiency Analysis of the Egyptian Banks during a Period of Reform 2000–2006 pp. 225-248 Downloads
Farrag Noha and Günter Lang
Provisioning, Bank Behavior and Financial Crisis: Evidence from GCC Banks pp. 249-275 Downloads
Saibal Ghosh
New Coincident and Leading Indexes for the Lebanese Economy pp. 277-303 Downloads
Matta Samer

Volume 11, issue 2, 2015

Public Spending and Education Attainment in the Middle East and North Africa pp. 99-118 Downloads
Iqbal Farrukh and Youssouf Kiendrebeogo
Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in the Middle East and North Africa pp. 119-143 Downloads
Anna Raggl
The Cyclical Behaviour of Bank Capital Buffers: An Empirical Evidence for MENA Banking Systems pp. 145-182 Downloads
Zied Saadaoui
Regional Employment Growth and Spatial Dependencies in Algeria pp. 183-206 Downloads
Abdallah Zouache and Belarbi Yacine

Volume 11, issue 1, 2015

Female Labor Force Participation in Iran: A Structural Analysis pp. 1-23 Downloads
Mahdi Majbouri
Does Foreign Ownership Increase Firms’ Productivity? Evidence from Firms Listed on Amman Stock Exchange pp. 25-54 Downloads
Tayem Ghada
The Efficiency of the Banking System in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) 2000–2009 pp. 55-77 Downloads
Shaker Sarsour and Daoud Yousef
Agency Problems and the Choice of Auditors: Evidence from the MENA Region pp. 79-97 Downloads
Farooq Omar and Tabine Sonia
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