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Evaluation de l’impact de l’Initiative Nationale pour le Développement Humain (INDH) sur la pauvreté en milieu rural au Maroc, une étude en enquête panel de ménages

Mohamed Benkassmi, Touhami Abdelkhalek and Fouzia Ejjanoui

In this paper, we conduct an impact evaluation of a great Moroccan development program of Community Driven Development type, namely the National Human Development Initiative (INDH), which aimed, among others, ... read more


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Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Processes in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia: An Examination of Pedagogy, Accountability and Perceptions of Quality

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft

In this paper, we present a comparison of several dimensions of higher education processes linked to educational quality across different types of higher education institutions in three MENA countries: Egypt, ... read more


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Aligning Incentives for Reforming Higher Education in Tunisa

Mongi Boughzala, Samir Ghazouani and Abdelwahab Ben Hafaiedh

This paper is about the institutional and regulatory system governing higher education in Tunisia; its focus is on autonomy and accountability and it also compares the performance of public higher ... read more


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Inequality of Opportunity in the Labor Market for Higher Education Graduates in Egypt and Jordan

Caroline Krafft and Ragui Assaad

In the Middle East and North Africa, unequal opportunities occur in both the education system and the labor market. The outcomes that individuals achieve in the labor market depend on ... read more


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Does the Type of Higher Education Affect Labor Market Outcomes? A Comparison of Egypt and Jordan

Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft and Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

In Egypt and Jordan there is a substantial mismatch between the output of the higher education system and the needs of labor market. Both demand and supply-side factors could be ... read more


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Socio-political Attitudes across the World: To What Extent Are They Affected by One’s Religion, Its Importance, Majority Status and Relative Income?

Jeffrey Nugent, Malgorzata Switek and Fengyu Wu

This paper relates four aspects of an individual’s religion (the religion itself, its importance to the individual, and their interactions with each other, whether or not that religion is the ... read more


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Differences in Pedagogy, Accountability, and Perceptions of Quality by Type of Higher Education in Egypt and Jordan

Ragui Assaad, Eslam Badawy and Caroline Krafft

A number of reasons have been proposed for the poor quality of higher education systems in the Arab World, including the poor incentive structures of public higher education institutions. The ... read more