The GCC has a mixed conventional and Islamic financial system in which overall development prospects and potential cross-country integration can be affected by ...
A copious literature on resource curse correlates oil rents with poor economic outcomes in resource-rich economies. The common yardstick for evaluating economic performance ...
Islamic banks face specific risks related to Sharia-compliant contracts. We provide an exhaustive literature review addressing the methodological issues of the measurement of performance and ...
We study the aggregate labor force participation behavior of women over a 25-year period in Turkey using a synthetic panel approach. In our decomposition ...
1970s witnessed violent, widespread, and highly-politicized student protests in Turkey. Small protests turned into bloody street clashes, the death toll exceeded 5,000, and a ...
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Using data drawn from the 2004 European Social Survey, we examine the determinants of the
Nominal earnings in Egypt were non-responsive to the increase in inflation between February 2008 and
This paper quantifies the effect of a complete liberalization of international migration on the world
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Ce papier analyse des positions de négociations dans le cadre d’un accord régional sur le
This paper estimates wage curves for formal and informal workers using a rich individual level
This paper introduces the 2012 round of the Egyptian Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS), a
In this paper we determine the feasibility of using data from the Egyptian Labor Market
Financial services seem to be underutilized by small and medium enterprises (SMEs); only 50 percent
This paper asks whether the choice of the exchange regime matters for macroeconomic stabilization in
This paper analyzes spillovers from macroeconomic shocks in systemic economies (China, the Euro Area, and
We study the effect that a series of fundamentalist-Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe had on
In spite of the fact that demand for water and electricity in the West Bank
The objective of this paper is to analyze the evolution of productivity and the contribution