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ERF produces a range of publications, from in-depth working papers on various topics, to concise, evidence-based Policy Briefs.


Working Papers

Asset Inequality in MENA: The Missing Dimension?

Vladimir Hlasny and Shireen Al Azzawi and

Studies of economic inequality have traditionally relied on income or consumption as their welfare aggregate. ... read more

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The Tenacity of the Arab Spring in People’s Perception: Trends in Values Among Egyptians

Mansoor Moaddel

This paper assesses three perspectives on the Arab Spring: (i) a movement toward liberal democracy, ... read more

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Do Emigrants Self-Select Along Cultural Traits? Evidence From the MENA Countries

Frédéric Docquier , Aysit Tansel, and Riccardo Turati and

This paper empirically investigates whether emigrants from MENA countries self-select on cultural traits such as ... read more