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Middle East Development Journal

2009 - 2023

Current editor(s): Raimundo Soto

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Volume 15, issue 2, 2023

The impact of sanctions on household welfare and employment in Iran pp. 189-221 Downloads
Djavad Salehi-Isfahani
COVID-19 shock 2020: impact on foreign and Kuwaiti workers and contrasts with employment, earnings and consumption during normal times pp. 222-240 Downloads
Ahmad Alawadhi, Mohammad Alali, Shaikha Al-Fulaij, Weam Behbahani, Marwa Al-Musallam and Sulayman Al-Qudsi
An empirical investigation of COVID-19 impact on the finance and human resources of logistics and supply chain companies in Oman pp. 241-260 Downloads
Ashraf Mishrif and Asharul Khan
Institutional quality and inward FDI: empirical evidence from GCC economies pp. 261-290 Downloads
Andrzej Cieślik and Sarhad Hamza
How does political risk matter for foreign direct investment into Arab economies? pp. 291-310 Downloads
Riadh Ben Jelili
The tale of three public debt crises in Tunisia, Egypt, and the Ottoman Empire in the 1860s and 1870s pp. 311-328 Downloads
Mustapha Kamel Nabli
Tunisia’s economic development: why better than most in the Middle East but not East Asia authors: Mustapha K. Nabli and Jeffrey B. Nugent pp. 329-333 Downloads
Roberto Zagha

Volume 15, issue 1, 2023

Does the structure of state budget matter for Egypt’s fiscal deficit? An empirical investigation using an ARDL bounds testing approach pp. 1-25 Downloads
Israa A. El Husseiny
Globalization and obesity in the GCC countries pp. 26-49 Downloads
Zouheir El-Sahli
The impact of sand and dust storms on agriculture in Iraq pp. 50-65 Downloads
Hayatullah Ahmadzai
On the unfinished business of stabilization programs: a CGE model of Egypt pp. 66-100 Downloads
City Eldeep and Chahir Zaki
Who can work from home in MENA? pp. 101-129 Downloads
Shireen AlAzzawi
Do labor markets and the social contract increase female youth unemployment in the GCC countries? pp. 130-150 Downloads
Wasseem Mina
Overeducation wage penalty for university graduates: evidence from the MENA region using machine learning techniques pp. 151-188 Downloads
Obbey A. Elamin

Volume 14, issue 2, 2022

Syrian refugees to Europe: are they different from the non-Syrians? pp. 199-218 Downloads
Ruya Karci, Nukhet Dogan and M. Hakan Berument
Macroeconomic effects of global shocks in the GCC: evidence from Saudi Arabia pp. 219-239 Downloads
Kamiar Mohaddes, Mehdi Raissi and Niranjan Sarangi
Economic growth and sustainability of public finances: evidence from Morocco pp. 240-263 Downloads
Karim Belcaid
Pension reform and unemployment outcomes pp. 264-281 Downloads
Mouna Ben Othman and Mohamed Marouani
Women’s employment exits in Egypt: the roles of marriage, children, job characteristics, and women’s empowerment pp. 282-302 Downloads
Maye Ehab
Chronic illnesses and labor market participation in the Arab countries: evidence from Egypt and Tunisia pp. 303-322 Downloads
Ebaidalla M. Ebaidalla and Mohammed E. Mustafa Ali
Fintech market in Iran: an analysis of Fintech ecosystem and business models pp. 323-336 Downloads
Maryam Mirzaei
Lending relationship, small businesses and NPLs in Tunisia pp. 337-352 Downloads
Fredj Fhima, Ridha Nouira and Philippe Adair

Volume 14, issue 1, 2022

Beware of the echo: the evolution of Egypt’s population and labor force from 2000 to 2050 pp. 1-31 Downloads
Ragui Assaad
Fiscal policy in times of high debt: tale of Lebanon pp. 32-42 Downloads
Nasser Badra
Disentangling the impact of trade barriers on wages: evidence from the MENA region pp. 43-69 Downloads
Nora Aboushady, Yasmine Kamal and Chahir Zaki
Monetary policy in times of uncertainties: evidence from Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco pp. 70-94 Downloads
Brahim Guizani and Agata Wierzbowska
Microeconomic analysis of private returns to education in Egypt: an instrumental variable quantile regression approach pp. 95-117 Downloads
Shereen Nosier, Aya El-Karamani and Reham Salah
Credit bureaus and financial constraints do corruption matter? pp. 118-132 Downloads
Mohamed Sami Ben Ali and Boubacar Siddy Diallo
The relationship between banks’ credit quality, credit growth and social capital: evidence from Turkish banking sector pp. 133-170 Downloads
Abdulmuttalip Pilatin and Hasan Ayaydin
Energy as a substitute for factors of production: case study of an oil rich economy pp. 171-198 Downloads
Kowsar Yousefi and Salman Farajnia

Volume 13, issue 2, 2021

Growth in Syria: losses from the war and potential recovery in the aftermath pp. 215-244 Downloads
Sharmila Devadas, Ibrahim Elbadawi and Norman Loayza
On the nexus between economic growth and bank-based financial development: evidence from Morocco pp. 245-264 Downloads
Ahmed Kchikeche and Ouafaà Khallouk
An inquiry into the regional unemployment disparities in Tunisia: a spatial Durbin model pp. 265-291 Downloads
Khaled Jeguirim
New measure of catastrophic health expenditures with application on rural Egypt pp. 292-317 Downloads
Suzan Abdel-Rahman and Mohamed Abonazel
Unemployment hysteresis in Middle East and North Africa countries: panel SUR-based unit root test with a Fourier function pp. 318-334 Downloads
Oladapo Gbenga Awolaja, Olaoluwa Yaya, Ahamuefula Ogbonna, Solomon Onuche Joseph and Xuan Vinh Vo
Labor demand shocks, unemployment, and suicide: evidence from provinces across Iran pp. 335-346 Downloads
Hamid Noghanibehambari, Nahid Tavassoli and Farzaneh Noghani
A decomposition analysis of total factor productivity growth in MENA countries: stochastic frontier analysis approach pp. 347-366 Downloads
Mushtaq Ahmad Malik and Tariq Masood

Volume 13, issue 1, 2021

The Arab inequality puzzle: the role of income sources in Egypt and Tunisia pp. 1-26 Downloads
Caroline Krafft and Elizabeth Davis
Effect of oil revenues on size and income of Iranian middle class pp. 27-58 Downloads
Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, Pooya Alaedini, Khayyam Azizimehr and Mohammad M. Habibpour
Optimal government size and economic growth in developing and MENA countries: A dynamic panel threshold analysis pp. 59-77 Downloads
Ridha Nouira and Mohamed Kouni
Macroeconomic policies and the Iranian economy in the era of sanctions pp. 78-98 Downloads
Magda Kandil and Ida Mirzaie
Macro-finance determinants and the stock market development: evidence from Morocco pp. 99-127 Downloads
Karim Belcaid and Ahmed El Ghini
Gendered patterns of industrialization in MENA pp. 128-149 Downloads
Yasemin Dildar
Global value chain integration and productivity: the case of Turkish manufacturing firms pp. 150-171 Downloads
Yilmaz Kilicaslan, Ugur Aytun and Oytun Meçik
Tackling market distortions to rise productivity: a study using firm-level manufacturing sector data from Morocco pp. 172-190 Downloads
Jean-Pierre Chauffour and Jose Luis Diaz-Sanchez
Remittances and disaggregated country risk ratings in Tunisia: an ARDL approach pp. 191-211 Downloads
Dorsaf Sridi and Wafa Ghardallou
The Magda Kandil Research Prize pp. 212-213 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 12, issue 2, 2020

Job creation or labor absorption? An analysis of private sector job growth in Egypt pp. 177-207 Downloads
Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft and Shaimaa Yassin
How does poverty differ among refugees? Taking a gender lens to the data on Syrian refugees in Jordan pp. 208-242 Downloads
Lucia Hanmer, Eliana Rubiano, Julieth Santamaria and Diana J. Arango
Regional and income disparities in cost of living changes: evidence from Egypt pp. 243-267 Downloads
Shireen AlAzzawi
Female unemployment in Lebanon: a time series analysis pp. 268-283 Downloads
Casto Montero Kuscevic
Is income inequality reflected in consumption inequality in Iran? pp. 284-303 Downloads
Hamid Noghanibehambari and Masha Rahnamamoghadam
Learning by exporting or self-selection into exporting? pp. 304-325 Downloads
Youssouf Kiendrebeogo
The impact of the recent oil price decline on the GCC banking system pp. 326-339 Downloads
Viviane Naimy and Ruba Kattan
Public debt and fiscal sustainability: the cyclically adjusted balance in the case of Lebanon pp. 340-359 Downloads
Kassim M. Dakhlallah

Volume 12, issue 1, 2020

Sovereign wealth funds and cross-border investment bias: the case of Arab countries pp. 1-23 Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi, Raimundo Soto and Chahir Zaki
Equivalence scales and the change in poverty levels across time: Turkish case pp. 24-34 Downloads
Burcay Erus
Causal relationship between current account and financial account: the case of Tunisia pp. 35-56 Downloads
Hager Farhoud and Lotfi Taleb
Does foreign direct investment affect growth in MENA countries? A semi-parametric fixed-effects approach pp. 57-72 Downloads
Riadh Ben Jelili
Rising inequality and de-democratization pp. 73-83 Downloads
Hany Abdel-Latif and Mahmoud El-Gamal
Exporting and firm productivity: evidence for Egypt and Morocco pp. 84-100 Downloads
Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso
Trade liberalisation, governance, and the balance of payments: evidence from the Arab Maghreb Union pp. 101-130 Downloads
Abduraawf Hadili, Roman Raab and Jan Wenzelburger
The future of jobs is facing one, maybe two, of the biggest price distortions ever pp. 131-156 Downloads
Lant Pritchett
On ideas and economic policy: a survey of MENA economists pp. 157-176 Downloads
Rana Hendy and Mahmoud Mohieldin
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