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Employment transitions of Youth and mental health implications in Egypt

Maye Ehab

Youth in Egypt suffer from high rates of unemployment and inactivity. They are also heavily ... read more


Internal versus International Migration in Egypt: Together or Far Apart

Anda David , Nelly El-Mallakh and Jackline Wahba

This paper examines the relationship between internal, international, and return migration in Egypt. Using the ... read more


Associations between Economic Vulnerability and Health and Wellbeing in Egypt

Maia Sieverding and Rasha Hassan

There is a well-established relationship between economic vulnerability and health. The study of this ... read more


Social Protection and Vulnerability in Egypt: A Gendered Analysis

Irène Selwaness and Maye Ehab

This paper presents a comprehensive review of the state of social protection in ... read more


Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Shocks in Egypt

Imane Helmy and Rania Roushdy

A growing body of literature points to the role of exposure to shocks ... read more


The School to work transition and youth economic vulnerability in Egypt

Mona Amer and Marian Atallah

This paper explores the school-to-work transition patterns of young people in Egypt over ... read more




FDI Determinants and Geographical Interdependence in MENA Region

Alaya Marouane

In this paper we study the determinant of FDI in MENA countries by ... read more


Introducing the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey 2018

Caroline Krafft , Ragui Assaad and Khandker Wahedur Rahman

This paper introduces the 2018 wave of the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey ... read more


Rural Women in Egypt: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities

Caitlyn Keo , Caroline Krafft and Luca Fedi

This paper investigates the lives and livelihoods of rural women in Egypt. Rural ... read more


The Evolution of Labor Supply in Egypt from 1988-2018: A Gendered Analysis

Caroline Krafft , Ragui Assaad and Caitlyn Keo

This paper investigates the character of labor supply and especially female labor force ... read more


Changes in Height-for-Age of Children 1995 to 2014

Reem Hashad

Malnutrition is currently one of the largest threats to public health, with three ... read more


The Effect of Refugees on Native Adolescents’ Test Scores: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Pisa

Semih Tumen

Existing evidence suggests that low-skilled refugee influx increases high school enrollment among native youth ... read more


Employment Transitions of Youth and Health Implications in Egypt

Maye Ehab

Youth in Egypt suffer from high rates of unemployment and inactivity. They are ... read more