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Social Relationships and Trust

Christine Binzel and Dietmar Fehr and

Abstract While social relationships play an important role for individuals to cope with missing market institutions, ... read more

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The Competitiveness of the Palestinian Foreign Trade: A Cointegration Analysis

Gaber Abugamea

Abstract Over the past three decades the Palestinian areas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip ... read more

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Banking, Credit Market Imperfection and Economic Growth

Mahmoud Sami Nabi and Taoufik Rajhi and

Abstract We develop a new model that links capital market imperfection to banking emergence and economic ... read more

Working Papers

The Political Economy of Attracting Public Funds: The Case of Lebanon

Nisreen Salti and Jad Chaaban and

Abstract Using a new exceptional dataset on 80 poverty pockets in Lebanon in 2004, we propose ... read more

Working Papers

On The Influence of Oil Prices on Stock Markets: Evidence from Panel Analysis in GCC Countries

Mohamed El Hedi Arouri and Christophe Rault and

Abstract This paper implements recent bootstrap panel cointegration techniques and seemingly unrelated regression (SUR) methods to ... read more

Working Papers

The Gendered Aspects of MSEs in MENA: Evidence from Egypt and Turkey

Fatma El-Hamidi and Cem Baslevent and

Abstract This study attempts to shed light on the gendered aspect of MSEs (i.e. how the ... read more

Policy Research Reports

Financing Higher Education in Arab Countries

Ahmed Galal and Taher Kanaan and

Education can be a powerful force in the process of speeding up economic growth, improving ... read more