The length of commute time to work influence the access to employment opportunities and individuals’ outcomes. Women are unable to take the same lengthy commute ...
Variations in hourly wage rates explain most of gross earnings inequality among all workers in most countries (OECD 2011). Through running re-centered influence function regressions, ...
This paper investigates wage formation and inequality in Jordan over the period 2010 to 2016 using the Jordan Labor Market Panel Surveys. We take stock ...
This paper examines the manufacturing export market in Egypt after the Arab Spring using firm level census data from 2013. Exports are quite rare in ...
Women’s employment is not evenly distributed across sectors and this variance in gender diversity can impact firms’ productivity and wages. Using the newly available EC ...
This paper assesses three perspectives on the Arab Spring: (i) a movement toward liberal democracy,
Using World Value Survey and European Value Study data spanning 96 countries and over 300,000
Studies of economic inequality have traditionally relied on income or consumption as their welfare aggregate.
This paper empirically investigates whether emigrants from MENA countries self-select on cultural traits such as
The analysis of this paper suggests that SWFs have a robust stabilizing role against fiscal
The present study investigates the determinants of Arab sovereign wealth funds' (SWFs) investment decisions. Using
SWF surpassed US$ 5.5 trillion in assets in 2014, growing nine-fold since 2002. Typically, SWFs
This paper studies the optimal asset allocation for a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) subject to
A common criticism of balanced budget ﬁscal rules is that they increase the consumption volatility
This study examines the determinants of out of pocket (OOP) health expenditures and the factors
This paper explores the employment performance and capacities of the Tunisian private sector with a
The dysfunction of the Tunisian labor market is exacerbated particularly by the segmentation between public
This paper provides evidence on the extent of child labor in Tunisia, its determinants and
This paper focuses on the emigration’s effects on non-migrants and particularly on the interactions with
Fiscal policy has a potentially significant role in generating real income and stimulating aggregate demand.
There is substantial evidence that on average, urban children have better health outcomes than rural