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Climate Change, Gender, Decision-Making Power, and Migration into the Saiss Region of Morocco

Dina Najjar, Boubaker Dhehibi, Aden Aw-Hassan and Abderrahim Bentaibi

Studies on migration in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have so far focused on migration to urban areas (local cities and European countries). Little research has explored ... read more


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Is Internal Migration A Way to Cope With Climate Change? Evidence From Egypt

Mohamed El Hedi Arouri, Adel Ben Youssef and Nguyen Viet Cuong

In this study, we examine the effect of extreme weather events on migration among governorates in Egypt using migration gravity models and data from the 1996 and 2006 Population and ... read more


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Renewable and Non-Renewable Electricity Consumption, Carbon Emissions and GDP: Evidence From Mediterranean Countries

Fateh Belaïd and Maha Harbaoui Zrelli

The imperative to reduce Co2 emissions is stronger than ever. According to many studies, renewable energy (electricity) has one of the most significant cost-effective potentials for reducing energy-related greenhouse gas ... read more


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Policy Briefs

Reducing Air Pollution in Cairo: Raise User Costs and Invest In Public Transit

Alban Thomas

In a nutshell Vehicle exhaust fumes are a major cause of air pollution in developing world megacities, such as Cairo. Egyptian authorities have taken measures to reduce emission rates for existing vehicles ... read more


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Population Dynamics and Carbon Emissions in The Arab Region: An Extended Stirpat II Model

Hala Abou-Ali, Yasmine Abdelfattah and John Adams

Abstract Many Arab countries have been developing at a fast pace in the past 20 years and this is now seen as putting considerable pressure on the natural environment through population ... read more


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Policy Research Reports

The Environment and the Economy in the Arab World

Hala Abou-Ali and Alban Thomas

Environmental concerns in the Arab world are very rarely taken into consideration when designing public policies or setting priorities, despite the fact that most Arab countries have established a ministry ... read more


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Working Papers

Cost Benefit Analysis of Desert Locusts Control: A Multicountry Perspective

Hala Abou-Ali and Mohammed Belhaj

Abstract During the campaigns of the fifties through the nineties, spraying desert locust (DL) was considered to be the only effective instrument in the sense of reducing agricultural damage. Nevertheless, this strategy has ... read more


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Implementing Extended Producer Responsibility: Comparative Analysis of Packaging Waste Management

Faten Loukil and Lamia Rouached

Extended producer responsibility is an important environmental policy expected to increase producer environmental innovation through source reduction, collection effort and recyclability. Using a model of vertical differentiation, we propose to ... read more


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Working Papers

Does Income Growth Relocate Ecological Footprint?

Sevil Acar and Ahmet Atil Asici

The aim of this paper is to investigate whether countries tend to relocate their ecological footprint as they grow richer. The analysis is carried out for a cross-section of 105 ... read more


Affiliates
Research Fellows

Majid A. Al-Moneef

Areas of Interest: Energy Economics Environmental Economics Education: Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. 1982 B.Sc., Economics and Political Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia Experience: Secretary General and a member ... read more


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Research Fellows

Hala Abou-Ali

Areas of Interest: Health Economics Environmental Economics Education: Ph.D., Economics, Gothenburg University, 2003 Licentiate., Economics, Gothenburg ... read more


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Working Papers

Sustainable Development and Environmental Challenges in The MENA Region: Accounting for The Environment In The 21st Century

Mathis Wackernagel, Susan Sakmar, Alessandro Galli and David Moore

Abstract The MENA Region faces a range of challenges to its long-term security and prosperity in the 21st century. Although many of the Region’s economic challenges have been widely analyzed, environmental ... read more


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Working Papers

The Environment and the Economy: From Sustainability to Green Growth

Atif Kubursi and Benoit Laplante

Fundamental concerns over the environment’s capacity to support continued economic growth dates as far back as 1798 when Thomas Malthus first proposed that the finite quantity of agricultural land, and ... read more


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Working Papers

Long Run Versus Short Run Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture

Younes Ben Zaied

In this paper, we propose an original empirical investigation of the long run versus short run impacts of climate change on the Tunisian agriculture sector. We find that annual temperature ... read more