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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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Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances on Output Growth: Evidence from Turkey

Aysit Tansel and Pinar Yasar and

Abstract This study estimates a Keynesian simultaneous, dynamic macroeconometric model to investigate the impact of remittances ... 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

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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

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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