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Assessing The Effects of Trade Liberalization on Wage Inequalities in Egypt: A Microsimulation Analysis

Rana Hendy and Chahir Zaki and

Abstract This paper develops a microsimulation analysis to evaluate the impact of trade liberalization policies in ... read more

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Trade Openness, Relative Demand of Skilled Workers and Technological Change in Tunisia, 1998–2002

Monia Ghazali

Abstract This paper investigates the relationship between technological change and the relative demand of skilled workers ... read more

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The Unending Search for a New Global Monetary and Financial Architecture

Gerardo della Paolera

Abstract This paper analyzes some key features of the global monetary and financial crisis and the ... read more

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The Determinants and Policy Implications of Off-Balance Sheet Activities in MENA Countries Commercial Banks

Ahmad Khasawneh and Kabir Hassan and

Abstract Although there is literature about off-balance sheet (OBS) activities in the banking system, this is ... read more

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Financing Higher Education in Tunisia

Tahar Abdessalem

Abstract This paper focuses on Tunisia, which like other developing countries, has allocated increasing levels of ... read more

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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

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Inequality of Opportunity in Egypt

Nadia Belhaj Hassine

Abstract This paper evaluates the contribution of inequality of opportunity to inequality in earnings in Egypt ... read more

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Do Islamic Banks Have Greater Market Power?

Laurent Weill

Abstract The aim of this paper is to investigate whether Islamic banks have greater market power ... read more