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Access to Healthcare, Utilization and Health Outcomes in Turkey

Burhan Can Karahasan and Firat Bilgel

This paper examines the link between healthcare access/utilization and health outcomes in Turkey within a spatial framework. Our initial set of findings highlight an overall duality in health indicators which ... read more


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Can Africa Surprise the World by Delivering the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) by the end of 2017

By Abdalla Hamdok, Executive Secretary a.i. UNECA   During the 50th Anniversary of both the OAU/AU the vision of the African continent for the next 50 ... read more


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Regional Growth in Tunisia: Economic Geography Forces and Industrial Structure

Zouhour Karray and Slim Driss

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explain regional growth and agglomeration of industrial activities in Tunisia between 2000 and 2005. Based on the contributions of the new economic geography, and the ... read more


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Evaluation of Tunisian Regions’ Efficiency Using DEA and TOBIT Models

Lamia Mokaddem

The main objective of the Tunisian regional policy in the forthcoming period is to reduce disparities between the regions. Within this scope, regions try to benefit from a set of ... read more


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Determinants of FDI Location in Egypt: Empirical Analysis Using Governorate Panel Data

Shima’a Hanafy

We empirically analyze the determinants of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in Egypt employing a novel panel dataset of 26 Egyptian governorates for the period 1992–2008. Using the case of ... read more


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Does Infrastructure Mitigate the Effect of Urban Concentration on Poverty in Developing Countries?

Khalid Sekkat

The paper focuses on a poorly investigated issue, although highly challenging for developing countries, which is the nexus between urban concentration, poverty and infrastructure. A system of equations is estimated ... read more