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Working Papers

Muslim Youth Unemployment and Expat Jihadism- Bored to Death?

Moamen Gouda and Marcus Marktanner and

While the presence of foreign fighters in military conflict has been a regular ingredient of ... read more

Working Papers

Education and the Allocation of Time of Married Women in Iran

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani and Sara Taghvatalab and

In the past two decades Iranian women have become much better educated and reduced their ... read more

Working Papers

The Impact of the Fracking Boom on Arab Oil Producers

Lutz Kilian

This paper makes four contributions.  First, it investigates the extent to which the U.S. fracking ... read more

Working Papers

The Economic Response of Rural Areas to Local Supply Shock: Evidence From Palestine

Belal Fallah

This paper examines the economic effect of return commuting from the Israeli labor market on ... read more

Working Papers

The Regional Impact of Trade Liberalization on Households in Egypt, 1999-2012

Jérémie Gignoux and Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann and

This paper assesses the impact of trade liberalization in Egypt by comparing regions more exposed ... read more

Policy Briefs

The Political Realities of Economic Reform in the Gulf Monarchies

Michael Herb

In a nutshell • Economic diversification in the Gulf Cooperation Council monarchies requires labor market reforms. • ... read more