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Caroline Krafft


Assistant Professor of economics at St. Catherine University

Dr. Caroline Krafft is an assistant professor of economics at St. Catherine University. She received her PhD from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. Her research examines issues in development economics, primarily labor, education, health, and inequality in the Middle East and North Africa. Current projects include work on refugees, labor market dynamics, life course transitions, human capital accumulation, and fertility.

Working Papers

Persistence and Change in Marriage Practices Among Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Since the onset of the Syrian conflict there has been considerable attention to reports of ... read more

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Education Interrupted: Enrollment, Attainment, and Dropout of Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Education is a key means to integrate refugee populations into their host countries, as well ... read more

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The Promise and Peril of Youth Entrepreneurship in MENA

Entrepreneurship is promoted by government policies and international agencies as a solution to high rates ... read more

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Job Creation or Labor Absorption? An Analysis of Private Sector Job Growth in Egypt

Creating jobs, especially good jobs, is one of the greatest challenges facing Egypt. This paper ... read more

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Do More Productive Firms Pay Workers More? Evidence from Egypt

Theoretically, in perfectly competitive markets with full information, marginal productivity of labor and workers’ wages ... read more


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