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ERF produces a range of publications, from in-depth working papers on various topics, to concise, evidence-based Policy Briefs.


Working Papers

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

Working Papers

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

Working Papers

From Innovation System Perspective: Environmentally Friendly Technical Change and Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Bahar Erbas and Pinar Geylani and

Abstract Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impose a significant negative impact on the environment, as they ... read more

Working Papers

An Analysis of Political and Institutional Power Dispersion: The Case of Turkey

Aysit Tansel and Ibrahim Tutar and

Abstract This study examines the effects of fragmented governments and fiscal authorities on budget deficits in ... read more

Policy Perspectives

Equality for All? Egypt’s Free Public Higher Education Policy Breeds Inequality of Opportunity

Ragui Assaad

In this edition of Policy Perspective, Research Fellow Ragui Assaad writes that the common MENA ... read more

Working Papers

Labor Market Regulations and Unemployment Duration in Palestine

Yousef Daoud and Edward Sayre and

Abstract Understanding the nature of unemployment has been a key research goal for economists since the ... read more

Working Papers

Turnover and Job Tenure for Palestinian Workers, 1998-2008

Edward Sayre and Yousef Daoud and

Abstract Understanding the nature of unemployment and employment relationship has been a key research goal of ... read more

Working Papers

Integrated Water Resources Management in Jordan

Velma Grover , Abdel Raouf Darwish, and Eliza Deutsch and

Abstract Jordan is considered one of the 10 most water stressed countries in the world (Ministry ... read more