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Labor Demand in Tunisia: Size, Structure and Determinants

Sofiane Ghali and Habib Zitouna

This paper explores the employment performance and capacities of the Tunisian private sector with a focus on the link between employment and investment and on the link between employment and ... read more


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Public-Private Wage Disparities, Employment and Labor Market Segmentation in Tunisia

Ines Bouassida and AbdelRahmen El Lahga

The dysfunction of the Tunisian labor market is exacerbated particularly by the segmentation between public and private sectors employment. These different segments differ in terms of returns to human capital, ... read more


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Child Labor and Schooling in Tunisia

Mouez Soussi and Donia Smaali Bouhlila

This paper provides evidence on the extent of child labor in Tunisia, its determinants and its impact on schooling. It shows that 5.87% of the target population are involved in ... read more


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Migration Patterns and Labor Market Outcomes in Tunisia

Anda David and Mohamed Ali Marouani

This paper focuses on the emigration’s effects on non-migrants and particularly on the interactions with labor market outcomes in Tunisia before and after the revolution. We conduct an in-depth analysis ... read more


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Regional Inequalities in Child Malnutrition in Egypt, Jordan and Yemen: A Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition Analysis

Mesbah Sharaf and Ahmed Rashad

There is substantial evidence that on average, urban children have better health outcomes than rural children. This paper investigates the underlying factors that account for the regional disparities in child ... read more


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Global Poverty and Anti-Poverty Policies

ERF held a special event with Prof. Martin Ravallion to address Global Poverty and Anti-Poverty Policies followed by discussion moderated by Dr. Ibrahim El Badawi, Economic Research Forum and Dr. ... read more


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Gender and Labor Markets in Tunisia’s Lagging Regions

Lucia Hanmer, Edinaldo Tebaldi and Dorte Verner

There are significant differences between men and women’s labor market outcomes Tunisia. The size of these gender gaps shows substantial variation across regions, notably between the richer coastal and eastern ... read more


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