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Working Papers

Standards and Market Power: Evidence from Tunisia

Hendrik Kruse , Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, and Leila Baghdadi and

We develop a theoretical model and derive conditions under which firms with market power try ... read more


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Targeting Debt in Lebanon: A Structural Macro-Econometric Model

Salim Mahmoud Araji , Vladimir Hlasny, and Vito Intini and

This paper lays out and estimates a structural macro-econometric model of the Lebanese economy to ... read more


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Return Migrants and the Wage Premium: Does the Legal Status of Migrants Matter?

Nelly El-Mallakh and Jackline Wahba and

This paper examines the long-term impact of the legal status of overseas temporary migrants. Using ... read more


Working Papers

Economic Voting Under Single-Party and Coalition Governments: Evidence From The Turkish Case

Ali Akarca

Strength of economic voting under single-party and coalition governments is investigated in the case of ... read more



Working Papers

To Bank or Not to Bank: The Determination of Cash Holdings and Lines of Credit

Ghada Tayem

This paper investigates two liquidity choices of listed Jordanian firms: internal represented by cash holdings ... read more


Working Papers

The Effect of Mothers’ Employment on Youth Gender Role Attitudes: Evidence From Egypt

Maia Sieverding , Rania Roushdy, and May Gadallah and

Cross-nationally, having a working mother during childhood is associated with more egalitarian attitudes among both ... read more


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Collusion Detection in Public Procurement with Limited Information

Bedri Kamil Onur Tas

Public procurement data sets usually lack detailed data that are needed to implement existing methods. ... read more


Working Papers

How Gender Biased Are Female-Headed Household Transfers in Egypt?

Lobna AbdelLatif , Mohamed Ramadan, and Sarah Elbakry and

In this paper, we claim that the policy of targeting female-headed households’ (FHHs) may generate ... read more