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Productivity and Resource Misallocation: Evidence from Firms in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Countries

Eleftherios Giovanis and Oznur Ozdamar

Resource reallocation from low to high productivity firms can generate large aggregate productivity gains with ... read more




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 ... read more


Measuring Vulnerability to Multidimensional Poverty in Tunisia: Dual cut-off method and Fuzzy Sets approach

Khaled Nasri and Besma Belhadj

The aim of this paper is to measure the vulnerability of multidimensional poverty in Tunisia. ... read more



Growth and Environmental Degradation in MENA Countries: Methodological Issues and Empirical Evidence

Imad Moosa

A large number of studies on the validity of the environmental Kuznets curve for MENA ... read more


The Structure of Employment and Job Creation in Jordan: 2010-2016

Ragui Assaad and Colette Salemi

In this paper, we analyze the structure of employment and job creation in Jordan over ... read more


Consumer Preferences and Market Structure in Credit Card Markets: Evidence from Turkey

G. Gulsun Akin , Ahmet Faruk Aysan , Ezgi Özer and Levent Yildiran

Using a discrete choice random utility model and unique data from a nationwide consumer survey, ... read more


The Promise and Peril of Youth Entrepreneurship in MENA

Caroline Krafft and Reham Rizk

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



Financial Liquidity, Geopolitics, and Oil Prices

Hany Abdel-Latif and Mahmoud El-Gamal

This paper aims simultaneously to study the global dynamic relationship of oil prices, financial liquidity, ... read more


Inequality of Opportunity in Early Childhood Development in Algeria Over Time

Touhami Abdelkhalek and Moundir Lassassi

Early childhood is the most important time for human development. However, countries tend to under-invest ... read more


Transferts de fonds migratoires, chômage et changements démographiques entre la Tunisie et l’Europe

Hajer Habib and Ghazi Boulila

L’objectif de ce papier est de présenter notre contribution à la littérature théorique à travers ... read more


Devaluation: Is it Contractionary or Expansionary to Economic Sectors? The Case of Egypt

Nada Shokry and Mohamed Bouaddi

This paper investigates the effect of changes in exchange rate on sectoral GDP in Egypt ... read more