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Long and Short-Run Linkages between Economic Growth, Energy Consumption and Co2 Emissions in Tunisia

Houssem Eddine Chebbi

Abstract The aim of this country specific study is to understand long and short-run linkages between ... read more


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Innovation and R&D Investment of Tunisian Firms: A Two-Regime Model with Selectivity Correction

Zouhour Karray and Mohamed Kriaa and

Abstract The purpose of the paper is to produce new empirical evidence regarding the determinants of ... read more


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Does Trade Facilitation Matter in Bilateral Trade?

Chahir Zaki

Abstract This paper estimates an augmented gravity model incorporating different aspects of trade facilitation in developed ... read more


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Is There A Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy in Selected MENA Countries? A Comparative Analysis

Adel Boughrara and Samir Ghazouani and

Abstract This paper investigates whether there are differential effects of monetary policy across bank size, liquidity ... read more



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Economic and Social Impacts of Groundwater Overdraft: The Case of Iran

Gholamreza Soltani and Mahmood Saboohi and

Abstract Excessive withdrawal of groundwater for irrigation raises the issue of the sustainability of irrigated agriculture ... read more


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Spatial Patterns and Geographic Determinants of Welfare and Poverty in Tunisia

Mohamed Ayadi and Mohamed Amara and

Abstract Previous poverty analysis in Tunisia concluded that the poor population is concentrated in interior areas, ... read more



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Productivity and Investment Climate in Developing Countries: How Do MENA Industries Perform?

Tidiane Kinda , Patrick Plane, and Marie-Ange Veganzones-Varoudakis and

Abstract This paper investigates the relationship between firm-level productivity and investment climate (IC) for a large ... read more


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Analyzing the Fiscal Process under a Stochastic Environment: Evidence from Egypt

Amir Kia and Norman Gardner and

Abstract This paper investigates the sustainability of the fiscal budgeting process for Egypt, for both stochastic ... read more