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Factors of Career Mobility in Egypt by Gender

May Gadallah

Abstract The paper focuses on a critical determinant, not only of females participating in the labor ... read more


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Female Wages in the Egyptian Textiles and Clothing Industry: Low Pay or Discrimination?

Amirah El-Haddad

Abstract Analysis of the wage gap has most usually been carried out across the formal sector ... read more


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Autocracies, Democratization, and Development in the Arab Region

Samir Makdisi

Abstract The burning questions facing the Arab region today are: will the uprisings/revolutions of Tunisia (Dec. ... read more



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How Do Women Entrepreneurs Perform? Empirical Evidence from Egypt

Fatma El-Hamidi

Abstract The purpose of this paper is twofold: 1) To explain how women owned MSEs differ ... read more


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Inequality and Spatial Disparities in Tunisia

Mohamed Kriaa , Slim Driss, and Zouhour Karray and

Abstract The purpose of the paper is to analyze spatial disparities between Tunisian’s “délégations” by making ... read more


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Board Independence and Corporate Fraud: The Case of Tunisian Firms

Hamadi Matoussi and Ines Gharbi and

Abstract The question we address in this paper is: what is the role played by corporate ... read more


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Labor Productivity and Energy Use in a Three Sector Model: An Application to Egypt

Rudiger von Arnim and Codrina Rada and

Abstract This paper presents a model of a developing economy with three sectors—a modern sector producing ... read more


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Migration Aspirations among Young People in Egypt: Who Desires to Migrate?

Asmaa Elbadawy

Abstract International migration has been a vital aspect of labor markets in the Middle East and ... read more


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Institutional Sphere Contribution to Human Development: An Institutional Approach

Ridha Chkoundali , Houda Haffoudhi, and Houda Abdenneji and

Abstract The main objective of this work is to emphasize the importance of integrating the institutional ... read more