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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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Generating Reliable Data to Perform Distributional Analysis in the Arab Region

Sami Bibi and AbdelRahmen El Lahga and

Abstract The objective of this paper is twofold. Firstly, we show how reliable datasets can be ... read more

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Desperately Seeking the Positive Impact of Undervaluation on Growth

Ridha Nouira and Khalid Sekkat and

Abstract This paper contributes to a current and intense debate among economists on whether real exchange ... read more

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Household Expenditure Polarization: Evidence from The Arab Region

Ines Bouassida and AbdelRahmen El Lahga and

Abstract This paper analyzes the trend and changes of household expenditure polarization in five Arab countries ... read more

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Economic Growth in Bahrain: The Contribution of Multifactor Productivity

Bassim Shebeb and Nadhem Al-Saleh and

Abstract With the process of expansion and the structural transformation taking place in Bahrain, it is ... read more

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Decomposing Income Inequality in The Arab Region

Sami Bibi and AbdelRahmen El Lahga and

Abstract The main objective of this paper is to perform a decomposition analysis of the level ... read more