We study the extent to which temporary overseas migration enables returnees to climb the occupational ladder. Using data from Egypt, we examine the occupational mobility ...
The present paper intends to identify the main driving factors of the distribution of welfare in Tunisia and Egypt. We present a regression-based method to ...
We provide in this paper measures of inequality of opportunity of wages and consumption for Egypt at different points in time from 1988 to 2012. ...
Social justice has been a central theme in the political turmoil affecting the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Perplexingly, standard measures of inequality are ...
Exploiting a new dataset available for four countries (Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait and Yemen), this paper assesses the claim that real exchange rate undervaluation affects both ...
This study employs a Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) to explore the health related costs using
This paper explores the extent to which local commercial banks in Lebanon are linked to
This study explores the determinants and characteristics of the out-of-pocket to capacity to pay and
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia possess potential natural and human resources, which can entail successful trade
Problems with inequality have been at the forefront of recent events in the Middle East
The purpose of this study is to quantify the effects of the current energy reform
Using firm-level census data, we determine how politically-connected firms (PCFs) reduce job creation in Lebanon.
Using a unique dataset of 17,937 high value public work construction procurements made between 2004
The recent plunge in oil prices has brought into question the generally accepted view that
Marriage represents an important step of entering adulthood in the Egyptian society and its delay
Can declining employment opportunities for women reverse the fertility transition? This paper presents new evidence
The potential ability of transport infrastructure investments to produce transport benefits depends on the travel
This paper attempts to provide additional light on the structure and dynamics of inequality of
The growth model at the Sala-i-Martin (1991 and 1992) fashion is revisited in order to
Despite the rapid rise of women’s education and the fall of their fertility rates in
We investigate the impact of global and local crises on bank stability and examine the