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Are politically connected firms turtles or gazelles? Evidence from the Egyptian uprising

Hany Abdel-Latif and Hassan Aly

Using an original firm-level database and utilizing the incidence of the Egyptian uprising of 2011, this paper provides an empirical investigation of the effects of firms political connections on employment ... read more


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Returns to Investment in Education: The Case of Turkey

Harry Anthony Patrinos, George Psacharopoulos and Aysit Tansel

This paper estimates private and social returns to investment in education in Turkey, using the 2017 Household Labor Force Survey and alternative methodologies. The analysis uses the 1997 education reform ... read more


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George Psacharopoulos

Over the course of his career, George Psacharopoulos has made a deep impact on the way education is viewed in relation to economics and developing nations. Psacharopoulos was born in ... read more


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Harry Anthony Patrinos

Harry Anthony Patrinos is the Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia region of the World Bank's education global practice. He specializes in all areas of education, especially school-based ... read more


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M. Murat Erdogan

Dr. M. Murat Erdogan is Chair of Turkish German University (Istanbul-Turkey) Faculty of Economics and Administration Sciences Political Science and International Relations Department and Director of TAU Migration and Integration ... read more


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English Skills, Labour Market Status and Earnings of Turkish Women

Antonio Di Paolo and Aysit Tansel

In this paper, we investigate the effect of the level of English skills on the labour market outcomes of Turkish women, using data from the Adult Education Survey of 2007. ... read more


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Arusha Cooray

Dr Arusha Cooray is currently the Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Oslo. She was a Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. She is an applied macroeconomist.