I use an original survey of firm employees in Morocco and Jordan to construct an index of political-connectedness that collapses several possible indicators of connectedness ...
This study investigates the triangular relationship among state-business relations, financial access and economic performance using firm-level data for selected Middle East and North African countries. ...
This paper focuses on the global integration of economic zones for the movement of knowledge and technology. Using the case of China’s Economic and Trade ...
Business and investment climate indicators are relations between the public and private sectors. They may take the form of formal, regular, and informal interactions and ...
Egypt Ranking in the World Competitiveness Report deteriorated between 2004 and 2017. Boosting competitiveness requires reforms on several important fronts, but raising labor productivity and ...
The money supply process is assumed to be fixed in economic literature or at least
This paper investigates the nature of the output-employment relationship by using the Turkish quarterly data
We investigate the determinants of the distribution of FDI across greenfield investment and mergers and
We explore the effect of foreign direct investment on economic growth in developing countries, distinguishing
In this paper, I develop a Proxy Means Tests (PMT) model and examine several targeting
The manufacturing sector in Morocco emerged in the sixties and early seventies with the support
This paper investigates the determinants of vertical integration in the Egyptian clothing industry. High-end market
This paper investigates macro-financial linkages in Egypt using two complementary methods, assessing the interaction between
The purpose of this study is to identify the urbanization–related determinants of two key political
The arrival of Islamist parties to power in some Arab countries (Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco)
The relationship between economic development and income inequality isn’t neutral vis-à-vis the role of the
This paper focuses on the implications of private tutoring in Turkey for questions of equity
Since the controversial finding of the Coleman Report (1966), which was that school resources had
This study addresses the problem of water-use efficiency in agriculture via the optimization of water
This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8
This paper builds a theoretical model based on Allen and Gale (2000) to analyze how