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The literature on distributive politics indicates that many low-income countries are saddled with extractive institutions that not only contribute to politically biased fiscal outcomes, but tend to undermine long-run real
In this study, I examine the links between demographic change and fiscal policy in MENA countries, focusing specifically on the economic impacts coming from the conflict between social security and
Normative Approach of Upstream-Downstream Relationships in the Tourism Sector: Implication for the Tourism Policy of the South Mediterranean Countries
Abstract The paper proposes a model of a vertical relationship between Hotel owners (HOWs) and Tours operators (TOs). In a Benchmark situation, the HOWs and the TOs sell a generic good (“mass” good).
This paper tests the implications of a simple equilibrium model that describes the informal economy in Lebanon. The results suggest that informal firms are less productive, managed by less educated
Areas of Interest: Management of Fiscal Policy Institutions in Oil Rich Countries Determinants and Effects of Labor Regulations Educations: Ph.D., Economics, New School for Social Research, 1965 M.A., Economics, New
This paper’s main objective is to examine whether fiscal policy in the pre-revolution Egypt has been systematically affected by the political budget cycle (PBC). According to the PBC theory, we