Egypt and Governance Assessments
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- Understanding democratic transition using self-organizing maps: a special focus on Arab spring countries
- H. Haffoudhi; R. Mehdi; G. Abdelkader / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
- In December 2010, a popular protest movement erupted in Tunisia and spread to Egypt, Libya, and across the Middle East. However, although “Arab Spring” countries began in roughly similar places, the current paper clarifies...
- Inequality of opportunity in individuals’ wages and households’ assets in Egypt
- H.E. Enbaby; R. Galal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
- Inequality has often been cited as one of the leading sources of discontent in Egypt; however, there is no consensus on how much inequality exists or what its root causes are. This paper estimates the extent to which factors related t...
- Is there a triple dividend effect from a tax on fertilizer use?: a computable general equilibrium approach
- A. Elshennawy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
- Given the wide spread excess fertiliser use by farmers in Egypt with serious repercussions for water pollution and contamination of agriculture goods, this paper assesses the magnitude of the double dividend from the imposition of a t...
- Cost assessment of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa region – selected issues
- B. Larsen / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
- This paper estimates the cost of inadequate potable water, sanitation and hygiene, outdoor air pollution, and cropland degradation in 16 countries of the Arab League. The paper pointes that the 16 countries under study represent great...
- Does non-renewable energy utilization in Egypt generate net gain or net loss?
- H.A. El-Deken; N. Farag; N. Hamdy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
- In modern economies, it is unforeseen for any country to develop without sources of energy; however, net oil importers have recently faced a serious fiscal problems. In this respect, the current paper indicates that the Egyptian gover...
- The impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in Egypt and some Arab and emerging countries
- M. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
- Telecommunications networks play a vital role in today’s economies. This study aims at examining the impact of broadband infrastructure on economic growth in in 22 emerging and Arab countries during the period (1998-2008). ...
- Pathways of women's empowerment: building constituencies
- Pathways of Women's Empowerment / Pathways of Women's Empowerment RPC 2015
- This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, wome...
- Integrated paradigm for sustainable development: a panel data study
- H. Abou-Ali; Y.M. Abdelfattah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
- In the developing world, there is a clear trade-off between economic growth and environmental security. This paper states that the concept of sustainable development requires countries all over the world to use their natural resources...
- Natural resources, volatility, and inclusive growth: perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa
- R. Arezki; M.K. Nabli / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
- Countries endowed with natural resources such as oil and gas are faced with important economic challenges. This paper takes stock of the economic performance of resource-rich countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over t...
- Resource rents, political institutions and economic growth
- I. Elbadawi; R. Soto / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
- The curse associated with oil and other point-source rents is real, though contemporary literature suggests that it is not inevitable. This paper contributes to the empirical literature on oil and other point-source resource curse, bu...