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The Challenges of Private Higher Education in Egypt

Ghada Barsoum

Private institutions are strongly showing presence in the landscape of higher education in Egypt.  This ... read more


Measuring Top Incomes and lnequality in the Middle East: Data Limitations and Illustration with the Case of Egypt

Facundo Alvaredo and Thomas Piketty

This paper discusses the data limitations associated with the measurement of top incomes and inequality ... read more


Micro and Small Household Enterprises in Egypt: Potential for Growth and Employment Generation

Ali Rashed and Maia Sieverding

Micro and small enterprises (MSEs) comprise an important sector of the Egyptian economy and account ... read more


Through the Keyhole: International Migration in Egypt

Jackline Wahba

This paper examines international migration in Egypt and provides an overview of the trends and ... read more


Pérennité Et Efficience Des Institutions De Microfinance Dans La Région MENA

Sanae Solhi and Sidi Mohamed Rigar

Cette étude examine l’efficience de 76 institutions de microfinance (IMFs) dans la région MENA par ... read more



The Work-Life Conflict and Well-Being of Turkish Employees

Cem Baslevent

Using data drawn from the 2004 European Social Survey, we examine the determinants of the ... read more


What Happened to Real Earnings in Egypt, 2008 to 2009?

Paul Cichello , Hala Abou-Ali and Daniela Marotta

Nominal earnings in Egypt were non-responsive to the increase in inflation between February 2008 and ... read more


Efficiency Gains from Liberalizing Labor Mobility

Frédéric Docquier , Joël Machado and Khalid Sekkat

This paper quantifies the effect of a complete liberalization of international migration on the world ... read more


Politico-Economic Development of Turkey and The Transformation of Political Islam

Hasan Ersel

This paper examines Turkey’s economic transition highlighting two objectives: achieving a strong growth performance in ... read more


Distressed Whales on the Nile – Egypt Capitalists in the Wake of the 2010 Revolution

Hamouda Chekir and Ishac Diwan

The paper studies the nature and extent of business privileges in Egypt by looking at ... read more


Exchange Rate Regimes for Post-conflict Recovery

Ibrahim Elbadawi and Raimundo Soto

This paper asks whether the choice of the exchange regime matters for economic recovery after ... read more


Approche de négociation dans le cadre d’un accord de libre échange régional liant des pays du MENA

Nabil Boubrahimi

Ce papier analyse des positions de négociations dans le cadre d’un accord régional sur le ... read more


How Different Are the Wage Curves for Formal and Informal Workers? Evidence from Turkey

Badi Baltagi , Yusuf Soner Baskaya and Timur Hulagu

This paper estimates wage curves for formal and informal workers using a rich individual level ... read more