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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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Trade Policy and Input Liberalization: The Effect on Egyptian Firms’ Productivity

Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Mona Said and Chahir Zaki

This paper explores the link between trade liberalization and firms’ performance in Egypt combining macro and micro data. Using the Economic Census of Egypt 2013, we examine the association between ... read more


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Maleke Fourati

Maleke Fourati is a PhD Candidate in Economics at UNSW.


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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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Oil Price Volatility, Financial Institutions and Economic Growth

Uchechukwu Jarrett, Kamiar Mohaddes and Hamid Mohtadi

Theory attributes finance with the ability to both promote growth and reduce output volatility. But evidence is mixed in both regards, partly due to endogeneity effects. For example, financial institutions ... 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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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