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Egypt
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Population: 80471869
  • Size: 1001450.0 Km2

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Transitions in late-life living arrangements and socio-economic conditions of the elderly in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia
A. Angeli; M. Novelli / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2017
Middle East and North Africa’s demographic trends reveal together a growing ageing population and an exceptional growth of the youth population. Increasing elderly population leads to significant consequences for the cost...
Public value perspective for gender budgeting: evidence from Egypt
L. AbdelLatif; M. Ramadan; M. Zaky / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2017
Budgeting for the provision of public service for women has gained a lot of interest all over the world. Developing countries have been part of this global trend. Studies on growth found that gender inequality deprives develop...
Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights
M. el-Badrawi; A. Corkery / Bretton Woods Project 2017
The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations. The impacts of the structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for t...
Illicit financial flows estimating trade mispricing and trade-based money laundering for five African countries
K. Nicolaou-Manias; Y. Wu / Global Economic Governance Africa 2016
Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are garnered through the proceeds of illicit trade, trade mispricing, transfer pricing and other forms of organised profit-motivated crime. This paper focuses on the commercial tax evasion component of i...
Does international migration help them marry earlier? A hazard model for the case of Egypt
A. David; R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Marriage represents an important step of entering adulthood in the Egyptian society and its delay often results in tensions and frustration among youth. Considering migration as a predetermined strategy to reach a targeted lev...
Why is fertility on the rise in Egypt? The role of women’s employment opportunities
C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Can declining employment opportunities for women reverse the fertility transition? This paper presents new evidence that the demographic transition has not just stalled, but in fact reversed in Egypt. After falling for decades...
Accessibility, transportation cost and regional growth: a case study for Egypt
D. Elshahawany; E.A. Haddad; M.L. Lahr / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The potential ability of transport infrastructure investments to produce transport benefits depends on the travel time reductions and accessibility. In this paper, the authors use an interregional computable general equilibrium (CGE) ...
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation model
Y. Abid; C. O'Donoghue; D. Sologon / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these coun...
The impact of institutional blockholders on voluntary disclosure and transparency: the case of Egypt
D. El-Diftar; E. Jones; M.M. Soliman / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Disclosure and transparency are crucial elements in the improve ment of overall corporate governance. Disclosure is a very important mean of communicati on between management and outside investors. This study investigates how institut...
Adolescent girls in Egypt
2016
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
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