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Working Papers

The Composition of Labor Supply and Unemployment in Tunisia

Ragui Assaad , Samir Ghazouani, and Caroline Krafft and

This paper examines labor supply in Tunisia in relation to key demographic characteristics such as ... read more


Policy Perspectives

The Effects of Policy Reforms on Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures: Evidence from Turkey

Eleftherios Giovanis and Oznur Ozdamar and

• Out-of-pocket payments on health care constitute a substantial portion of the household expenditure in ... read more



Working Papers

Institutional Environment and Bank Capital Ratios

Tammuz Alraheb , Christina Nicolas, and Amine Tarazi and

We investigate the influence of the institutional environment on bank capital levels. Using a sample ... read more


Working Papers

Why Don’t MENA Countries Trade More? The Curse of Bad Institutions

Fida Karam and Chahir Zaki and

This paper explores the relation between institutions and trade in the Middle East and North ... read more



Working Papers

Analyzing Wage Differentials by Fields of Study: Evidence From Turkey

Antonio Di Paolo and Aysit Tansel and

This paper analyzes the drivers of wage differences among college graduates who hold a degree ... read more


Working Papers

The Impact of Ownership on Corporate Performance: The Case of the UAE

Magda Kandil and Minko Markovski and

This study attempts to identify whether government ownership has an effect on corporate performance, such ... read more