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Optimization of Agricultural Water Use and Trade Patterns: The Case of Iran

Gholamreza Soltani , Mohamed Bakhshoodeh, and M. Zibaei and

Abstract This study addresses the problem of agricultural water use efficiency via optimization of cropping patterns, ... read more

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Regional Pro-Poor Growth and Convergence in Tunisia

Ghazi Boulila , Mohamed Trabelsi, and Chaker Gabsi and

Abstract This paper studies the evolution of total and regional poverty in Tunisia using the Growth ... read more

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International Corporate Governance and Finance: Legal, Cultural and Political Explanations

Hamadi Matoussi and Maha Khemakhem Jardak and

Abstract Corporate governance has drawn much attention with recent managerial misbehavior and corporate scandals. Various laws ... read more

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What Drives the Efficiency of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis

Samy Bennaceur , Hichem Ben-Khedhiri, and Barbara Casu and

Abstract In the past two decades, both developed and developing countries have deregulated their banking and ... read more

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Exchange Rate Regime Choice and Currency Crises

Ahmet Atil Asici

Abstract This paper aims to fill the gap between exchange rate regime choice and currency crises ... read more

Working Papers

The Political Economy of Inequality in the Arab Region and Relevant Development Policies

Ali Abdel-Gadir Ali

Abstract This paper deals with the political economy of inequality in the distribution of consumption expenditure ... read more

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Regional Employment Growth and Spatial Dependencies in Algeria (1998-2005)

Yacine Belarbi and Abdalla Zouache and

Abstract This paper examines the economic forces that explain regional growth in Algeria in the period ... read more