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Working Papers

Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?

Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi and

This paper studies the impact of commodity terms of trade (CToT) volatility on economic growth ... read more


Working Papers

Debunking Myth: Economic Values in the Arab World Through the Prism of Opinion Polls

Ishac Diwan and Zafiris Tzannatos and

Using World Value Survey opinion poll data, we empirically characterize the economic values and norms ... read more




Working Papers

The Effect of Patriarchal Culture on Women’s Labor Force Participation

Ishac Diwan and Irina Vartanova and

We show that measures of patriarchal culture are correlated with female labor force participation (FLFP) ... read more



Policy Briefs

Egypt Must Strengthen Budget Institutions to Curb Mounting Budget Deficit

Mohamed Zaky

In a nutshell • Since the January 2011 popular revolution, the budget deficit in Egypt has ... read more