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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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The Politics of Investment and Growth in Egypt: Towards A New Approach

Abla Abdel-Latif and Hubert Schmitz and

Abstract How can governments achieve substantial increases in productive private investment? ‘Improve the investment climate’ is ... read more

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Has Egypt’s Monetary Policy Changed after The Float?

Hoda Selim

Abstract After maintaining a currency peg to the US$ for more than 40 years, Egypt announced ... read more

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Impact of Healthcare Reforms on Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures in Turkey for Public Insurees

Burçay Erus

Abstract The Turkish health care system has been subject to major reform during the last five ... read more

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Social Relationships and Trust

Christine Binzel and Dietmar Fehr and

Abstract While social relationships play an important role for individuals to cope with missing market institutions, ... read more

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The Competitiveness of the Palestinian Foreign Trade: A Cointegration Analysis

Gaber Abugamea

Abstract Over the past three decades the Palestinian areas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip ... read more

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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

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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