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Productivity, Structural Change and Skills Dynamics in Tunisia and Turkey

Gunes Arkadas Asik, Mohamed Ali Marouani, Michelle Marshalian and Ulas Karakoc

This article explores the contribution of the structural change and the skill upgrading of the labor force to productivity growth in Tunisia and Turkey in the post-WorldWar II period. Our ... read more


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Ulas Karakoc

Ulas Karakoc is a Research Fellow at Economic History Institute of Humboldt University Berlin. His research interests lie in economic history, growth, development and conflicts in the Middle East with ... read more


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Michelle Marshalian

Michelle Marshalian is a teaching fellow at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a candidate for a doctoral degree in Economics at the Université de Paris Dauphine. She previously attained her master's ... read more


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Rima Al Mokdad

Rima Al Mokdad is a junior economic researcher at the Applied Economics and Development Research Group at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Committed mainly to the study of the ... read more


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Alexandra Irani

Alexandra Irani is a socio-economic researcher whose work is focused on the measurement of human well-being, vulnerability and inequality among youth, refugees and other marginalized populations to inform data-driven decision ... read more


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Michael Siemon

Michael Siemon received a PhD in Sociology from Cornell University in 2018 and a BA in International Studies from the University of Chicago. His research focuses on the role of ... read more


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Public Versus Private Sector Wage Gap in Egypt: Evidence from Quantile Regression on Panel Data

Aysit Tansel, Halil Ibrahim Keskin and Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir

This paper considers the public and private sector wage earners in Egypt and examines their wage distribution during 1998-2012 using Egyptian Labor Market Panel Survey. We estimate the public-private sector ... read more


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Gender Discrimination in the Tunisian Labor Market: The Youth Crisis

Mohamed Amara, Wajih Khallouli and Faycel Zidi

This paper combines micro-level and macro-level approaches into a unified empirical design to understand the gender gap in Tunisian labor market participation. We use a multilevel propensity score matching analysis ... read more


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Faycel Zidi

Assistant Professor, Higher School of Economic and Commercial Sciences of Tunis.


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