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HHIES & HHHS Micro Data for IRAQ is now available

ERF is pleased to announce the dissemination of two Harmonized Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (HHIES), and two Harmonized Household Health Surveys (HHHS), produced using the micro data of the ... read more


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Working Papers

Constructing Labor Market Transitions Recall Weights in Retrospective Data: An Application to Egypt and Jordan

Shaimaa Yassin

To be able to redress retrospective panels into random samples and correct for any recall and/or design bias the data might suffer from, this paper builds on the methodology proposed ... read more


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Working Papers

Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?

Kamiar Mohaddes and Hashem Pesaran

The recent plunge in oil prices has brought into question the generally accepted view that lower oil prices are good for the US and the global economy. In this paper, ... read more


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Comparative Labor and Human Development Research Using Labor Market Panel Surveys Data

ERF invites affiliates and non-ERF affiliates to submit proposals that enhance the understanding of a variety of labor market challenges and issues relevant to the region. Deadline for ... read more


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Working Papers

Economic, Political and Cultural Proximity and Growth Propagation: A Network Model with Endogenous Proximity Matrix

Mohamed Mekki Ben Jemaa

The growth model at the Sala-i-Martin (1991 and 1992) fashion is revisited in order to take into account the interdependence of growth across countries based on the idea that outcomes ... read more


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Opinion Poll Data Analysis Using Multilevel Models

ERF has organized a training workshop on “Opinion Poll Data Analysis Using Multilevel Models. This workshop addressed the use of opinion poll data to test theories related to attitudes to ... read more


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Training

Opinion Poll Data Analysis Using Multilevel Models – ERF Training

ERF has organized a training workshop on "Opinion Poll Data Analysis Using Multilevel Models. This workshop addressed the use of opinion poll data to test theories related to attitudes to ... read more


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Working Papers

Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014

Ragui Assaad, Samir Ghazouani, Caroline Krafft and Dominique J. Rolando

This paper introduces the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey (TLMPS) of 2014, the first round of a publicly-available nationally representative longitudinal household survey. We provide a description of the ... read more


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New Micro Data

ERF is pleased to announce the dissemination of “Integrated Labor Market Panel Survey, ILMPS”. The ILMPS includes the created, compatible ... read more


Events
Training

Training Workshop on Applied Micro-econometrics and Public Policy Evaluation

ERF has held a training workshop on Applied Microeconometrics and Public Policy Evaluation. The aim of this course is to provide participants with a deeper understanding of micro-econometric estimation techniques ... read more


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Working Papers

Modelling Conditional Volatility and Downside Risk for Istanbul Stock Exchange

Amira Akl Ahmed and Doaa Akl Ahmed

We investigated the impact of alternative variance equation specifications and different densities on the forecasting of one-day-ahead value-at-risk for the Istanbul stock market. The three employed models are symmetric GARCH(1,1) ... read more


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Training

The Analysis of the Egyptian Economic Census

The training course presents a schematized set of lectures for quantitative and statistical analysis of economic censuses with particular emphasis on Egypt’s recent Economic Census Survey 2012/2013 (ECS 2012/13). Besides the lectures, ... read more


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Working Papers

Labor Market Effects of Pension Reform: An Overlapping Generations General Equilibrium Model Applied to Tunisia

Mouna Ben Othman and Mohamed Ali Marouani

This paper develops an overlapping general equilibrium framework to capture the interactions among pension reform, labor market and inter-generational distribution issues in Tunisia. The impact on the labor market is ... read more


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New Micro Data

ERF is pleased to announce the dissemination of New Harmonized Labor Force Survey (HLFS) for Jordan 2007. New Harmonized Labor Force Survey (HLFS) for ... read more


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Training Workshop on Opinion Poll Data Analysis Using Multilevel Models

ERF is pleased to announce the opportunity for some 15 participants from the MENA region to participate in a training workshop on analyzing opinion poll data to test theories related ... read more


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New Micro Data – SYPE

ERF is pleased to announce that the Micro Data Sets of the Survey of Young People in Egypt (SYPE) for the years  ... read more