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School-to-Work Transition in Jordan, 2010-2016

Mona Amer

This paper presents an analysis of the school-to-work transition in Jordan from 2010 to 2016 ... read more


Housing and Living Conditions In Jordan—2010-2016

Ahmed Elsayed

This paper uses a new and original dataset, the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey (JLMPS) ... read more


Impact of Refugees on Immigrants’ Labor Market Outcomes

Bilal Malaeb and Jackline Wahba

The Syrian refugee influx in Jordan came on top of an additional 1.6 million foreigners ... read more


Jordan’s fertility stall and resumed decline: an investigation of demographic factors

Caroline Krafft and Maia Sieverding

From the late 1990s until 2010, the fertility transition in Jordan was stalled, with the ... read more


The Dynamics of Family Formation and Women’s Work: What Facilitates and Hinders Female Employment in the Middle East and North Africa?

Irène Selwaness and Caroline Krafft

This paper investigates the dynamic relationship between family formation and women’s employment, a previously unexplored ... read more


Syrian Refugees and the Migration Dynamics of Jordanians: Moving in or moving out?

Nelly El-Mallakh and Jackline Wahba

This paper examines the impact of the Syrian refugee inflows on the migration dynamics of ... read more


Migration Dynamics during the Refugee Influx in Jordan

Jackline Wahba and Bilal Malaeb

This paper provides overall evidence of the migration dynamics in Jordan between 2010 and 2016, ... read more


The Impact of Refugees on Employment and Wages in Jordan

Belal Fallah , Caroline Krafft and Jackline Wahba

Starting in 2011, the Syrian conflict caused a large influx of refugees into Jordan. As ... read more




Introducing the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey 2016

Caroline Krafft and Ragui Assaad

This paper introduces the 2016 wave of the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey (JLMPS). The ... read more



Syrian Refugees in Jordan: Demographics, Livelihoods, Education, and Health

Caroline Krafft , Maia Sieverding , Caitlyn Keo and Colette Salemi

Since 2011, Jordan has been hosting a substantial number of refugees from Syria. This paper ... read more


The Composition of Labor Supply and its Evolution from 2010 to 2016 in Jordan

Ragui Assaad , Caroline Krafft and Caitlyn Keo

This paper investigates the changing character of labor supply in Jordan in light of recent ... read more


On the Impact of Household Asset level and Inequality on Inter-governorate Migration: Evidence from Egypt

Mohamed El Hedi Arouri and Nguyen Viet Cuong

We investigate whether the level and the inequality of household assets impact inter-governorate migration in ... read more


Household Asset Inequality in Turkey: How Informative is the Survey of Income and Living Conditions?

Cem Baslevent

Using micro data from the Survey of Income and Living Conditions conducted by TurkStat, we ... read more