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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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Determinants Of Emigration: Evidence From Egypt

Anda David and Joachim Jarreau

Abstract This paper analyzes the determinants of emigration at the individual and household level, using three waves of the Egyptian labor market panel survey (ELMPS) covering the 1998-2012 period. Exploiting the ... read more


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Water Policy and Poverty Reduction in Rural Area: A Comparative Economy Wide Analysis for Morocco and Tunisia

Chokri Thabet

Morocco and Tunisia are considered among the countries where the scarcity of water resources may cause a serious constraint to the development of their economies. During the past, huge efforts ... read more


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Ali Bayar

Areas of Interest: Applied Economic Modeling (macroeconometric, CGE, system dynamics, agent/individual based, microsimulation, optimization) for Policy Issues Education: Ph.D., Economics, Free University of Brussels (ULB), 1993 M.A., Econometrics, Free University of ... read more


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The Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey: Introducing the 2012 Round

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft

This paper introduces the 2012 round of the Egyptian Labor Market Panel Survey (ELMPS), a nationally representative, publicly available survey. We introduce the key characteristics of the ELMPS, including the ... read more


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Macro-Financial Linkages in Egypt: A Panel Analysis of Economic Shocks and Loan Portfolio Quality

Inessa Love and Rima Turk Ariss

This paper investigates macro-financial linkages in Egypt using two complementary methods, assessing the interaction between different macroeconomic aggregates and loan portfolio quality in a multivariate framework as well as through ... read more


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Agricultural Water-Use Efficiency in a Global Perspective: The Case of Iran

Gholamreza Soltani

This study addresses the problem of water-use efficiency in agriculture via the optimization of water use for and the external trade patterns of agricultural products in Iran. Towards this end, ... read more