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Long Run Versus Short Run Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture

Younes Ben Zaied

In this paper, we propose an original empirical investigation of the long run versus short ... read more

Trade, Transaction Costs and TFP: Evidence from Tunisia and Egypt

Sofiane Ghali , Habib Zitouna , Zouhour Karray and Slim Driss

Increases in total factor productivity (TFP) are commonly associated with accumulation of knowledge through technological ... read more

The Evolution of Labor Supply and Unemployment in the Egyptian Economy: 1988-2012

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft

This paper analyzes the evolution of labor supply and unemployment in Egypt in ... read more

The Formal and Informal Framework of Foreign Direct Investment

Pierre-Guillaume Méon and Khalid Sekkat

This paper studies the impact of social trust and formal legal and institutional determinants of ... read more

Is There Anything Special With Intra-Arab Capital Flows?

Khalid Sekkat

The paper examines the determinants if intra-Arab FDI inflows as compared to inflows from non-Arab ... read more

Young People and the Digital Divide in Egypt: An Empirical Study

Mona Farid Badran

This paper uses an ordered probit model to empirically assess the determinants of the digital ... read more

Returns to Foreign Language Skills in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey

Antonio Di Paolo and Aysit Tansel

Foreign language skills represent a form of human capital that can be rewarded in the ... read more

Savings and Investment Decisions from Natural Resource Revenues: Implications for Arab Development

Paul Collier

The Middle East is fortunate to have large endowments of oil and gas. The economies ... read more

FDI and Exports Diversification in Arab Countries

Pierre-Guillaume Méon and Khalid Sekkat

The diversity of MENA countries’ exports has increased together with flows of FDI to the ... read more

Do Global Shocks Drive Investor Herds in Oil-Rich Frontier Markets?

Mehmet Balcilar , Riza Demirer , Shawkat Hammoudeh and Ahmed Khalifa

This paper examines the dynamic relationship between global factors and herding behavior in the oil-rich ... read more

Effects of NTMs on the Extensive and Intensive Margins to Trade: The Case of Tunisia and Egypt

Sofiane Ghali , Habib Zitouna , Zouhour Karray and Slim Driss

The last thirty years have witnessed a general liberalization process of merchandize trade flows. Indeed, ... read more

Supplementary Education in Turkey: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

Aysit Tansel

This paper aims to provide the recent developments on the supplementary education system in Turkey. ... read more