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2023: Public Debt, Growth, and Stabilization in Tunisia: A New Narrative for A Structural Reform Agenda Downloads
Leila Baghdadi and Moez Labidi
2023: The Impact of Maternal Education on Early Childhood Development: The Case of Turkey Downloads
Deniz Karaoglan, Serap Sagir, Meltem Dayioglu and Dürdane Saraçoglu
2023: Digitalization and the UAE Economy: A New Driver of Sustainable Development Downloads
Jamel Zarrouk
2023: Assessing the Sustainability of Jordan’s Public Debt: The Importance of Reviving the Private Sector and Improving Social Outcomes Downloads
Zafiris Tzannatos and Ibrahim Saif
2023: The Structure of the Labor Force and Employment in Sudan Downloads
Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad, Adriana Mendosa and Isabel Honzay
2023: Introducing the Sudan Labor Market Panel Survey 2022 Downloads
Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad and Ruby Cheung
2023: Returns to Education in the Marriage Market: Bride Price and School Reform in Egypt Downloads
Jingyuan Deng, Nelly Elmallakh, Luca Flabbi and Roberta Gatti
2023: The Sudan Syndrome: State-Society Contests and The Future of Democracy After The December 2018 Revolution Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi and Alzaki Alhelo
2023: Deindustrialization and Trade Openness: The Tunisian Case Downloads
Rania Mechergui and Rim Mouelhi
2023: State-Business Relations in Sudan: The Prospects for A Dynamic Private Sector Downloads
Kabbashi Suliman
2023: Estimating the Causal Relationship between External Debt and Inflation in Jordan: Evidence from an ARDL and Toda-Yamamoto Approaches Downloads
Mesbah Sharaf, Abdelhalem Shahen and Badr Binzaid
2023: The Effects of Exchange Rate Changes on Sudanese Output: An Asymmetric Analysis using the NARDL Model Downloads
Mesbah Sharaf and Abdelhalem Shahen
2023: Determinants of Adoption of Online Commercial Activities by Moroccan Firms Downloads
Adel Ben Youssef
2023: Digitalization and Disruptive Technologies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Regions Downloads
Ahmed Ghoneim and Dina Mandour
2023: Digitalization and Firm Performance in The Middle East and North Africa: Case Studies of Jordan, Morocco, and Egypt Downloads
Nong Zhu and Xubei Luo
2023: Does Digitalization Matter? Evidence from Egyptian and Jordanian Firms Downloads
Chahir Zaki
2023: Which Firms Are More Digitized? A Comparative Study between Egypt and Jordan Downloads
Chahir Zaki
2023: Crony Capitalism Through the “Developmental State” Model of Ethiopia: An Identification of its Main Manifestations Downloads
Alemayehu Geda
2023: Political Islam and Crony Capitalism in Sudan: A Case Study of “Munazzamat Al-Dawa Al-Islamiyya” Downloads
Mohammed Ali and Ebaidalla Ebaidalla
2023: From Rags to Riches to Rags Again: Deconstructing the Narratives of Crony Capitalism and Neoliberal Ideology Through the Example of Algeria Downloads
Idriss Hadj Nacer
2023: A Model of Political Uprisings Downloads
Raimundo Soto and Samir Makdisi
2023: Crises, Uncertainty, and Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence from Lebanon Downloads
Mounir Mahmalat
2023: Demand Volatility and Firm Export Margins: Evidence from Egypt Downloads
Yasmine Kamal
2023: On Trade Policy and Workers’ Transition between the Formal and Informal Sectors: An Application to the MENA Region in the Time of Covid-19 Downloads
Fida Karam and Chahir Zaki
2023: Investigating the Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks on Growth and Inflation in Egypt: Asymmetry and the Long-term Impact Downloads
Nadeen Omar
2023: Deposit Dollarization in Turkey: A Rolling Window Analysis Downloads
A. Yasemin Yalta and A. Talha Yalta
2023: Thinking Politically About Money: The Changing Role of Political Finance in The Political (Un-)Settlements in Ethiopia and Sudan Downloads
Aditya Sarkar and Alex de Waal
2022: Resource Allocation in Power-Sharing Arrangements: Evidence from Lebanon Downloads
Mounir Mahmalat, Sami Atallah and Wassim Maktabi
2022: The covid-19 pandemic impact on the saudi arabia tourism sector: an accountancy approach Downloads
Seraj Bahrawi, Mohammed Abulkhair and Sami Mensi
2022: Investigating the Effects of Environmental and Energy Policies in Turkey Using an Energy Disaggregated CGE Model Downloads
Ali Bayar and Dizem Varoglu
2022: Decentralization, Transparency of Public Procurement, and Corruption in MENA Countries Downloads
Najah Souissi-Kachouri and Meriem Guizani-Jelassi
2022: On decomposing the changes in wage inequality in palestine over time Downloads
Hatem Jemmali, Rabeh Morrar and Fernando Rios-Avila
2022: The role of the financial sector and governance in promoting formal entrepreneurship in the mena region Downloads
Rania Moaaz
2022: Switching Monetary-Fiscal Regimes in Egypt: Is the Fiscal Stimulus Necessarily Good in Bad Times? Downloads
Dina Kassab
2022: Women, Gender, and the Iraqi Uprising: Inequality, Space, and Feminist Prospects (In Arabic) Downloads
Asma Rashid and Zahraa Ali
2022: Firm-Level Impact of Public Credit Guarantees Downloads
Ufuk Akcigit, Ünal Seven, Ibrahim Yarba and Fatih Yilmaz
2022: La Crise Climatique, La Sensibilité Macroéconomique et La Réponse des Envois de Fonds dans l’Afrique du Nord:Une Modélisation VAR en Panel Downloads
Hajer Habib
2022: The Economic Legacy of the French Mandate in Lebanon Downloads
Joelle Abi-Rached and Ishac Diwan
2022: Does Climate Change Affect Child Malnutrition in the Nile Basin? Downloads
Amira Elayouty, Hala Abou-Ali and Ronia Hawash
2022: Export Diversification in MENA Countries and Spatial Spillovers Downloads
Marouane Alaya
2022: Gender and Corruption in MENA Countries: New Evidence from the ARDL Approach Downloads
Lamia Mazigh, Islem Khefacha and Belgacem Smiri
2022: Egypt’s National Road Project: Assessing the Economic Impacts of the Upgraded Transportation Network Downloads
Dina Elshahawany, Eduardo Haddad and Michael Lahr
2022: Government Spending and Regional Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Egypt Downloads
Dina Elshahawany and Ramy Elazhary
2022: Do human capital and governance thresholds matter for the environmental impact of fdi? The evidence from mena countries Downloads
Fatma Tasdemir and Seda Özçelik
2022: Impact of Social Protection Programs on Multidimensional Poverty: New Targeting Approaches and Application to Morocco Downloads
Touhami Abdelkhalek and Dorothee Boccanfuso
2022: The Effect of Corruption on Internal Conflict in Iran Using Newspaper Coverage Downloads
Mohammad Reza Farzanegan and Reza Zamani
2022: Financial Connectedness and Risk Transmission Among MENA Countries: Evidence from Connectedness Network and Clustering Analysis Downloads
Mehmet Balcilar and Shawkat Hammoudeh
2022: Fostering the Social and Solidarity Economy and Formalizing Informality in MENA Countries Downloads
Philippe Adair, Vladimir Hlasny, Mariem Omrani and Kareem Rosshandler
2022: What Determines Housing Prices in Egypt? Downloads
Sarah El-Khishin and Mohamed Rashwan
2022: Funding Female Entrepreneurs in MENA Countries (2019): Self-Selection and Discrimination Downloads
Imène Berguiga and Philippe Adair
2022: Challenges and Resilience Strategies of Urban Refugee Entrepreneurs Downloads
Ayşegül Kayaoğlu, Zeynep Mencutek and Ching Chang
2022: The Political Economy of Post-Conflict Reform in Arab Societies Downloads
Adeel Malik
2022: Iraqi Youth: Visions and Aspirations - An Analytical Study (In Arabic) Downloads
Ali Al-Hamoud and Ahmed Moften
2022: Drivers of Inequality in Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Jordan Downloads
Reham Rizk
2022: Rebuilding the State Fiscal Federalism in Sudan Downloads
Nada Eissa and Hamid Ali
2022: Sudan’s Youth Bulge: Challenges, Opportunities, and Aspirations Downloads
Mosab Ahmed, Diya Albatal and Omran Musa
2022: Public Banks and Development in Egypt: Overview, Issues and the Way Forward Downloads
Jasmin Fouad, Moheb Said, Wesam Sherif and Chahir Zaki
2022: Investigating the Effects of COVID-19 on the Jordanian Economy:A Macro-Micro Analysis Downloads
Nada Hazem, Marina Hicham, Racha Ramadan, Moheb Said and Chahir Zaki
2022: Embarking on a Path of Renewal MENA Commission on Stabilization and Growth Downloads
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2022: Social Safety Nets in Tunisia: Comparison of Different Targeting Methods Downloads
Khaled Nasri, Mohamed Amara and Imane Helmy
2022: The Pitfalls of the Education System in Sudan: The Challenges of Transition, Transformation, Inclusivity, and Future of Work Downloads
Saif Abd El Rhman
2022: The Landscape of Social Protection in Tunisia Downloads
Khaled Nasri, Mohamed Amara Amara and Imane Helmi
2022: The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Social Protection Reforms: A Comparative Study of Jordan and Tunisia Downloads
Courtney Geary, Asma Ben Hassen, Arbia Saleh and Ahmad Awad
2022: From Protection to Transformation: Understanding the Landscape of Formal Social Protection in Jordan Downloads
Mary Kawar, Zina Nimeh and Tamara Kool
2022: On GVC and Innovation: What Is at Stake? Downloads
Yasmine Eissa and Chahir Zaki
2022: The Labor Market Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey Downloads
Murat Demirci and Murat Kırdar
2022: October’s 2019 Protests in Iraq As Perceived by the Protestors: A Field Study in the Phenomenology of Protest Confronting the Violence of Political Power (In Arabic) Downloads
Faris Nadhmi and Mazen Hatem
2022: Firm Dynamics in Times of COVID: Evidence from Egyptian Firms Downloads
Amirah El-Haddad and Chahir Zaki
2022: Too Much to Ask Determinants of Sustained Adherence to Covid-19 Preventive Measures among Older Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Downloads
Nisreen Salti, Stephen DPhil, Noura El Salibi, Marwan Alawieh, Zeinab Ramadan, Hala Ghattas, Sawsan Abdulrahim and Berthe Zeid
2022: Developing Countries’ Policy Responses to Large Private Capital Inflows: Control or Liberalize? Downloads
Shereen Attia and Ahmed Ragab
2022: Learning A Bayesian Structure to Model Entrepreneurial Intentions and Attitudes Toward Business Creation among Emirati Students Downloads
Linda Smail, Mouawiya Alawad, Wasseem Abaza, Firuz Kamalov and Hamdah Alawadhi
2022: The Jordanian Social Contract: Shifting from Public Employment As A Source of Social Insurance to Government-Regulated Social Insurance Downloads
Susan Razzaz and Irene Selwaness
2022: A New Social Contract for Post-Conflict Middle East and North Africa Downloads
Shantayanan Devarajan
2022: The Arab Uprisings and The Path to National Peace and Sustainable Development Downloads
Samir Makdisi, Raimundo Soto and Razan Amine
2022: Do Social Protection Programs Improve Health Related Outcomes of the Poor in Tunisia? Downloads
Mohamed Marouani, Phuong Le Minh and Nidhal Ben Cheikh
2022: Drought and Growth in Arab League Members, Iran and Turkey Downloads
Thibault Lemaire
2022: How Do Banks Propagate Economic Shocks? Downloads
Yusuf Emre Akgunduz, Seyit Cilasun, H. Ozlem Neef, Yavuz Hacihasanoglu and Ibrahim Yarba
2022: Social Security Coverage and Informal Workers in Tunisia Downloads
Najat El Mekkaoui, Yeganeh Forouheshfar, Asma Benhassen, Nidhal Ben Cheikh and Jacob Emont
2022: COVID19 and the Value of Non-Monetary Job Attributes to Women:Evidence from A Choice Experiment in Egypt Downloads
Rana Hendy and Shaimaa Shaimaa Yassin
2022: Gender and Sudan’s 2018/2019 Uprising: Experiences of Self-Employed Women Food and Beverage Sellers in Khartoum and Port Sudan and Women Farmers in South Kordofan Downloads
Nada Ali, Sawsan Jalil, Naglaa Abdulwahid, Mai Azzam and Asja Abdelmoniem
2022: Tunisia COVID-19 Country Case Study Downloads
Mohamed Marouani, Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad, Sydney Kennedy, Ruby Cheung, Ahmed Dhia Latifi and Emilie Wojcieszynski
2022: Morocco COVID-19 Country Case Study Downloads
Mohamed Marouani, Caroline Krafft, Ava LaPlante, Ilhaan Omar, Ruby Cheung and Sarah Wahby
2022: Egypt COVID-19 Country Case Study Downloads
Mohamed Marouani, Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad, Sydney Kennedy, Ruby Cheung and Sarah Wahby
2022: Is Covid-19 Increasing Inequalities in Jordan? Downloads
Reham Rizk, Racha Ramadan and Rana Hendy
2022: Post Covid-19 Firm-Level Government Support in Egypt: Uneven Allocation and Unequal Effects Downloads
Amirah El-Haddad and Chahir Zaki
2022: The Role of Global Value Chains in Outsourcing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Downloads
Halit Yanıkkaya, Abdullah Altun and Pinar Tat
2022: The Effects of Major Earthquakes on the Labor Market: Evidence from Turkiye Downloads
Asli Dolu and Hüseyin Ikizler
2022: Did Investor Sentiment and Herding Behavior in the MENA Region Change During Covid-19? Downloads
Imed Medhioub and Mustapha Chaffai
2022: Survival Strategies Under Sanctions: Firm-Level Evidence from Iran Downloads
Iman Cheratian, Saleh Goltabar and Mohammad Reza Farzanegan
2022: Feeling Blue Over the Economy, Will You Pull Down Your Face Mask? Economic and Psychological Well-Being and Preventive Health Behavior Downloads
Amira El-Shal and Eman Moustafa
2022: Financialization, Growth, and the Resource Curse: Evidence from the MENA Region Erdal Downloads
Erdal Özmen and Fatma Taşdemir
2022: First out, Last in Amid Covid-19: Employment Vulnerability of Youths in Arab Countries Downloads
Vladimir Hlasny and Shireen AlAzzawi
2022: COVID-19...Who Will Wash the Dishes and Change the Diapers? Evidence from A Post COVID-19 Time Use Survey on Egypt Downloads
Rana Hendy and Shaimaa Yassin
2022: Challenges to Iraq’s Environment: Applying the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Framework Downloads
Bassam Yousif, Omar El-Joumayle and Jehan Baban
2022: The Dynamics of Protest Movements in Iraq: An Institutional Approach Bassam Downloads
Bassam Yousif and Omar El-Joumayle
2022: Lebanon’s Multifaceted Economic Crisis of October 2019: Causes, Repercussions- A Diagnosis Downloads
Samir Makdisi and Razan Amine
2022: Cash Transfers and Food Vouchers for Syrian Refugees in Jordan: Do They Reach the Multi-Dimensionally Poor? Downloads
Ragui Assaad, Alma Boustati and Vishal Jamkar
2022: Cash Transfers, Household Food Insecurity and the Subjective Wellbeing of Youth in Jordan Downloads
Zeina Jamaluddine and Maia Sieverding
2022: The Impact of Covid-19 on MENA Labor Markets: A Gendered Analysis from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan Downloads
Hala ElBehairy, Rana Hendy and Shaimaa Yassin
2022: Interest Rate Uncertainty and Macroeconomics in Turkey Downloads
Pelin Öge Güney
2022: Minimum and Living Wages in Jordan and Tunisia Downloads
Caroline Krafft and Cyrine Hannafi
2022: Global Value Chain Participation, Institutional Quality and Current Account Imbalances in the MENA Region Downloads
Foued Gabsi and Rihab Bousnina
2022: Is There Any Impact of Public Spending on Bank Performance? Empirical Evidence From the Mena Region Downloads
Ahmed Kchikeche and Assil El Mahmah
2022: Sudan’s Challenges and Opportunities:A Renaissance Project for Sudan: From Poor Agriculture to Agro-Industrial Growth and Sustainable Development Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi, Abdelrazig Elbashir, Abdelrahman Osman, Amir Elobaid, Elfatih Eltahir and Alzaki Alhelo
2022: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women’s Care Work And Employment in the Middle East and North Africa Downloads
Caroline Krafft, Irene Selwaness and Maia Sieverding
2022: Job loss during COVID-19: Estimating the poverty and food security effects in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco Downloads
Adel Ben Youssef and Burim Prenaj
2022: Are labour markets in the Middle East and North Africa recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic? Downloads
Caroline Krafft, Ragui Assaad, Mohamed Marouani, Ruby Cheung and Ava LaPlante
2022: Does COVID-19 Pandemic Spur Digital Business Transformation in The MENA Region? Evidence From Firm Level Data Downloads
Mohammed Ali and Ebaidalla Ebaidalla
2022: Impact of The Stringency and Volatility of Covid Containmen Measures on Firms’ Performances In The Mena Region Downloads
Nesma Ali, Lisa Chauvet and Mohamed Marouani
2022: Freedom, Peace, and Justice: A New Paradigm for the Sudanese Health System After Sudan’s 2019 Uprising Downloads
Sara Hassanain, Abdelhadi Eltahir and Lina Elbadawi
2022: Navigating Through A Pandemic Amid Inflation and Instability: An Assessment of the Socio-Economic Impact of Covid-19 on Migrants in Eastern Sudan Downloads
Joris Jourdain, Elizabeth Griesmer, Raffaele Bertini and Lorenza Rossi
2022: Impact of Covid-19 on Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Iraq Downloads
Diego Martin, Erin Neale, Raffaele Bertini, Julia Omomo and Olga Aymerich
2022: Stubborn Historical Legacies: Power Relations and Government Policy in Sudan Downloads
Nada Ali
2022: Addressing Sustainability and Equity Challenges in Managing the Environment and Natural Wealth in Sudan Downloads
Rashid Hassan, Hassan Abdelnur, Ismail Elgizouli and Yasir Khairy
2022: Digitalization in MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Analysis of Mobile Internet Uptake and Use in Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA Countries Downloads
Izak Atiyas and Mark Dutz
2022: Would Closing the Gender Digital Divide Close the Economic Gender Gap in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies? An Empirical Assessment Downloads
Mahmoud Mohieldin and Racha Ramadan
2022: Structural Transformation in MENA and SSA: The Role of Digitalization Downloads
Jaime De Melo and Jean-Marc Solleder
2022: Drivers of Income Inequality during COVID-19 Pandemic in Jordan Downloads
Racha Ramadan
2022: The Threshold Impact of Remittances on Financial Development: New Evidence from Egypt Downloads
Mesbah Sharaf and Abdelhalem Shahen
2022: Spatial Wage Curves for Formal and Informal Workers in Turkey Downloads
Badi Baltagi and Yusuf Baskaya
2022: A Double-Edged Sword: Impact of Covid-19 on Environment Downloads
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel and Belgi Turan
2022: Fiscal Policy Response to Public Debt: Evidence for the MENA Region Downloads
Moez Ben Tahar, Sarra Ben Slimane and Raja AlMarzoqi
2022: Impact of Tax Reforms in Applied Models: Which Functional Forms Should Be Chosen for the Demand System? Theory and Application for Morocco Downloads
Touhami Abdelkhalek and Dorothee Boccanfuso
2022: Essays on Fiscal Sustainability in Algeria Downloads
Abderrahim Chibi, Sidi Chekouri, Mohamed Benbouziane and Hadjer Boulila
2022: Survival of The Fittest: A Natural Experiment from Crypto Exchanges Downloads
Ahmet Aysan, Asad Islam Khan, Humeyra Topuz and Ahmet Tunali
2022: Economic, Social and Institutional Determinants of Internal Conflict in Fragile States Downloads
Syed All-e-Raza Rizvi and Marie-Ange Véganzonès
2022: Towards A “New Normal” in Health Policies in The Arab Countries Downloads
Randa Alami
2022: Social Contacts, Wages, and Turnover: The Case of the Egyptian Labour Market Downloads
Omar Mohsen Hussein
2022: Covid-19 Shock: Pass-Through to Consumer Prices in Tunisia Downloads
Leila Baghdadi, Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso and Amal Medini
2022: The 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic and Foreign Workers’ Income-Consumption Profiles: Accounts from Two Micro-Level Surveys Downloads
Ahmad Alawadhi, Mohammad Alali, Shaikha Al-Fulaij, Shaikha, Sulayman Al-Qudsi and Sulayman
2022: Unpacking the Effects of Covid-19 on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Turkey Downloads
Aysun Aygun, Selin Koksal and Gokce Uysal
2022: Covid-19, Vulnerability and Policy Response: A CGE Model of Egypt Downloads
City Eldeep and Chahir Zaki
2022: Impact of Covid-19 on Tunisian Imports Downloads
Amal Medini, Chaima Ben Abderrahmen and Leila Baghdadi
2022: Firm Closures and Performance in A Time of Pandemic Downloads
Amirah El-Haddad and Chahir Zaki
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