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The Use of ICT and Employment Generation

Yilmaz Kilicaslan and Ünal Töngür

In a nutshell The World Bank (2016) estimates that 57 percent of workers in OECD countries are at risk of losing their jobs due to automation and computerization in ... read more


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The Commuting Gender Gap and Females’ Participation and Earnings in the Egyptian Labor Market

Maye Ehab

The length of commute time to work influence the access to employment opportunities and individuals’ outcomes. Women are unable to take the same lengthy commute time to work as men ... read more


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Maye Ehab

Maye Ehab is currently a Doctoral Fellow at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences. Ehab received an MA in Economics from the American University in Cairo in 2010 and ... read more


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The Informalization of the Egyptian Economy (1998-2012): A Factor in Growing Wage Inequality?

Amirah El-Haddad and May Gadallah

Variations in hourly wage rates explain most of gross earnings inequality among all workers in most countries (OECD 2011). Through running re-centered influence function regressions, we use Firpo et. al’s ... read more


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The Evolution of Wage Formation and Inequality in Jordan in 2010-2016

Rami Galal and Mona Said

This paper investigates wage formation and inequality in Jordan over the period 2010 to 2016 using the Jordan Labor Market Panel Surveys. We take stock of the main distributional features ... read more


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Gender Diversity, Productivity, and Wages in Egyptian Firms

Mona Said, Rami Galal, Susan Joekes and Mina Sami

Women’s employment is not evenly distributed across sectors and this variance in gender diversity can impact firms’ productivity and wages. Using the newly available EC 2013 dataset, this paper explores ... read more


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Ayhab Saad

Dr. Ayhab Saad is an Assistant Professor of Development Economics at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He received his Ph.D in Political Science and Economics from Michigan University in ... read more


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Mina Sami

Mina Sami is currently an Advisor/Economist with the Delta Research Center in Cairo. Sami is also an Adjunct Faculty member at the American University in Cairo and Assistant Professor at ... read more


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Susan Joekes

Susan Joekes is a development socio-economist with an academic research background, experience in international research management and a special interest in the Middle East. Joekes was a long-time Fellow of ... read more