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Water Scarcity in Jordan: Economic Instruments, Issues and Options

Atif Kubursi , Velma Grover, , Eliza Deutsch, and Abdel Raouf Darwish and

Abstract Physical water scarcity, in the MENA region, is not the only issue. Conditions of economic ... read more


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Regulating Industry Emissions: Assessing the Moroccan Cement Experiences

David Maradan and Karim Zein and

Abstract This paper analyzes the way heavy polluting industries may be regulated in the Middle East ... read more


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Commodity Price Volatility and The Sources of Growth

Tiago V. de V. Cavalcanti , Kamiar Mohaddes, and Mehdi Raissi and

Abstract This paper studies the impact of the level and volatility of commodity terms of trade ... read more



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Trade Liberalization and the Skill Composition of Migrant Flows: the Case of Morocco

Fida Karam

Abstract Empirically, little is known about the effects of trade liberalization on the skill composition of ... read more


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Food Prices and Political Instability

Rabah Arezki and Markus Brückner and

Abstract We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and ... read more



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The Impact of Broadband Infrastructure on Economic Growth in Egypt and Some Arab and Emerging Countries

Mona Farid Badran

Abstract Infrastructure investments expansion typically adds to the productive capacity in an economy, and thus to ... read more


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Mitigating Industrial Solid Waste in Tunisia: Landfill Use Vs. Recycling

Chokri Dridi and Naceur Khraief and

Abstract This paper reviews the Tunisian legislation on the management of solid waste and assesses the ... read more


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Firm Level Data in The ERF Region: Research Questions, Data Requirements and Possibilities

Izak Atiyas

Abstract This paper presents an overview of research that uses firm-level data. The paper organizes the ... read more