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ERF – EBRD Seminar on Job Creation and Productivity in Egypt: Evidence from the Egypt Economic Census

Context Creating jobs, particularly formal, skilled, and decent jobs is one of the most pressing challenges facing the Egyptian economy. Moreover, the development of a vibrant private sector is essential for ... read more


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Maleke Fourati

Maleke Fourati is a PhD Candidate in Economics at UNSW.


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Fiscal Outcomes in Bahrain: Oil Price Volatility, Fiscal Institutions or Politics?

Hoda El Enbaby and Hoda Selim

The paper argues that political economy factors, rather than oil wealth, shape the budgetary process and outcomes in Bahrain. Fiscal volatility and excessive current spending (in the form of wages, social ... read more


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Davide Luca

Davide is a Visiting Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre and a Research Fellow at the Gran Sasso Science Institute. He was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Kennedy ... read more


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Uchechukwu Jarrett

Uchechukwu Jarrett is Assistant Professor of practice in Economics at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. He specializes in international trade, Growth and development, and has several working papers in these ... read more


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Mohammed Elhaj Mustafa Ali

Mohammed Elhaj Mustafa Ali is a Sudanese national. He is assistant professor at Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, University of Kassala, Sudan. Currently, he holds the ... read more


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John Sloan

John Sloan is an Economist at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ESCWA). Masters and Undergraduate degrees in Economics and Development Studies with strong interest in economic development, industrial policy, ... read more


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Reforming Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Policy Proposals

Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey Nugent and Hoda Selim

This paper traces the evolution of fiscal institutions of Resource Rich Arab Economies (RRAEs) over time since their pre-oil days, through the discovery of oil to their build-up of oil ... read more


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Tim Krieger

Tim Krieger received his (PhD) in Economics from University of Munich (2004). He is currently Professor of Constitutional Political Economy and Competition Policy at Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences ... read more


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Vidya Diwakar

Vidya Diwakar is a mixed-methods researcher in the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network. She specializes in gender-disaggregated, applied econometric analysis of poverty dynamics, conflict, and education. Her fieldwork centers on South ... read more