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Armed Conflict and Child Labor: Evidence from Iraq

George Naufal , Michael Malcolm, and Vidya Diwakar and

This paper examines the relationship between armed conflict intensity and child labor using household level ... read more


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Oil Revenues Shocks and Inequality in Iran

Mohammad Reza Farzanegan and Tim Krieger and

We study the responses of income inequality to positive per capita oil and gas revenues ... read more



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Reforming Fiscal Institutions in Resource-Rich Arab Economies: Policy Proposals

Kamiar Mohaddes , Jeffrey Nugent, and Hoda Selim and

This paper traces the evolution of fiscal institutions of Resource Rich Arab Economies (RRAEs) over ... read more


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Time Poverty in Egypt and Tunisia: Is There A Gender Gap?

Hanan Nazier and Asmaa Ezzat and

This paper investigates the gender differences in time poverty in two MENA countries, particularly Egypt ... read more


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Gender Differences and Time Allocation: A Comparative Analysis of Egypt and Tunisia

Hanan Nazier and Asmaa Ezzat and

This  paper  aims  at  examining  the  gender  differences  in  time  allocation  between  market,  house  and  ... read more


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Own Account Workers in Jordan: Profile and Work Characteristics

Reham Rizk and Colette Salemi and

In this paper, we compare own account workers (employers and the self-employed) to private sector ... read more


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Determinants of Fertility and Population Policies in MENA Countries

Mehmet Serkan Tosun and Jingjing Yang and

In this study, we examine the relationship between fertility and population policies and other potential ... read more


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Financial Development and Poverty Reduction: A Study of Middle-Income Countries

Nasreddine Kaidi and Sami Mensi and

This paper examines the impact of financial development on poverty in middle-income countries. To that ... read more