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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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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

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Does Non-renewable Energy Utilization in Egypt Generate Net Gain or Net Loss?

Hebat-Allah El-Deken , Noran Farag, and Noha Hamdy and

Abstract This paper evaluates the sustainability of the main energy sources in Egypt. In its attempt ... read more

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Wage Inequality and Returns to Education in Turkey: A Quantile Regression Analysis

Aysit Tansel and Fatma Bircan and

Abstract This paper investigates the male wage inequality and its evolution over the 1994-2002 period in ... read more

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Cost Assessment of Environmental Degradation in The Middle East and North Africa Region – Selected Issues

Bjorn Larsen

Abstract This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, ... read more

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Is There A Triple Dividend Effect from A Tax on Fertilizer Use? A Computable General Equilibrium Approach

Abeer Elshennawy

Abstract Although the existence of an environmental dividend to green taxes is beyond dispute, the same ... read more