Working Papers Archives - Page 54 of 74 - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Latest Working Papers

ERF’s Working Papers Series disseminates work in progress in order to promote constructive debate and peer review.

Other Publications

Working Papers

The Turkish Wage Curve: Evidence from the Household Labor Force Survey

Badi Baltagi , Yusuf Soner Baskaya and Timur Hulagu

Abstract This paper examines the Turkish wage curve using individual data from the Household Labor Force ... read more

Analysis of Foreign Ownership, R&D and Spillovers in Developing Countries: Evidence from Turkey

Elif Kalayci and Mehmet Teoman Pamukcu

Abstract In the past few decades globalization enabled a new playing field for emerging economies. With ... read more

Labor Market Adjustment during the World Financial Crisis: Evidence from Egypt

Rania Roushdy and May Gadallah

Abstract The main objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of the world financial ... read more

Regional Impact of the Climate Change: A CGE Analysis for Turkey

Hasan Dudu and Erol Cakmak

Abstract The effects of climate change on the overall economy necessitate taking into account backward and ... read more

Do Islamic Banks Employ Less Earnings Management?

Majdi Anwar Quttainah

Abstract In this paper, we examine 1) whether Islamic banks are less likely to manage their ... read more

Integrated Paradigm for Sustainable Development: A Panel Data Study

Hala Abou-Ali and Yasmine Abdelfattah

Abstract The concept of sustainable development requires countries all over the world to use their natural ... read more

Political Institutions and Sovereign Credit Spreads

Narjess Boubakri , Jean-Claude Cosset and Houcem Smaoui

Abstract Using a large sample of 35 developing countries for the period 1993–2009, we provide strong ... read more

An Analysis of the Mobile Telephone Sector in MENA: Potential for Deregulation and Privatization

Sam Hakim and Simon Neaime

Abstract This study evaluates the growth and trend in the mobile telephone sector in several MENA ... read more

Local Employment Growth in the Coastal Area of Tunisia: A Dynamic Spatial Panel Approach

Mohamed Amara and Mohamed Ayadi

Abstract Since the mid-1980s, Tunisia has conducted a structural adjustment program characterized by more privatization and ... read more

Did the Global Financial Crisis and Recession Contribute to the Uprisings in North Africa?

Hassan Aly and Mark Strazicich

Abstract In this paper, we utilize time series tests with structural breaks to test for evidence ... read more

Climate Change Impacts on Wheat Yields in the North-West of Tunisia

Mounir Belloumi , Mohamed Salah Matoussi and Faicel Gasmi

Abstract In this study we are examining the climate change impacts on cereal yields in the ... read more

Stock Prices and Inflation: Evidence from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Morocco

Adel Al-Sharkas and Marwan Al-Zoubi

Abstract This paper attempts to investigate monthly stock price indexes and good price indexes for selected ... read more

Fiscal Regimes in and Outside the MENA Region

Ibrahim Elbadawi and Raimundo Soto

Abstract The 1990s ushered the world not only into a democracy wave, following the collapse of ... read more

Stock Market Liquidity: Comparative Analysis of The Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange and Dubai Financial Market

Ghassan Omet

Abstract In the context of stock markets, the financial economics literature has developed the concept of ... read more

Residential Water Demand: A Panel Cointegration Approach and Application to Tunisia

Mohamed Salah Matoussi and Younes Ben Zaied

Abstract In this paper we use an appropriate econometric technique to analyze residential water demand in ... read more

Institutional Evolution and Economic Development in Iran and Turkey

Esra Çeviker Gürakar and Emin Koksal

Abstract Iran and Turkey historically had outwardly similar politoconomic experiences. Particularly after the World War I ... read more