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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

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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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

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

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

Working Papers

Oil Exports and the Iranian Economy

Hadi Salehi Esfahani , Kamiar Mohaddes, and Mohammad Hashem Pesaran and

Abstract This paper develops a long run growth model for a major oil exporting economy and ... read more