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Creating incentives for more effective wastewater reuse in the Middle East and North Africa
M. Jeuland / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Systematic water recycling remains rare in many arid and semi-arid countries, for example in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This paper argues that much of the relative failure to make greater use of reclaimed wastewater in M...
Institutional sphere contribution to human development: an institutional approach
R. Chkoundali; H. Haffoudhi; H. Abdenneji / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The institutions have been considered as a major determinant of development with the new institutional economics. The main objective of this paper is to emphasise the importance of integrating the institutional indicator component for...
Cyclicality of fiscal behavior in developing oil-producing countries: an empirical review
N. Erbil / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Oil price volatility has increased in recent years, where these large, unpredictable swings have a major impact on fiscal balances in developing oil-producing economies. This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behaviour in 28 de...
Do Islamic banks employ less earnings management?
M.A. Quttainah / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
The recent global financial crisis has shown mixed performance in banking industry; however, one notable phenomenon is that Islamic Banks (IBs) were not severely affected by the financial crises period. This paper examines whether IBs...
Institutional evolution and economic development in Iran and Turkey
E. Çeviker; E. Köksal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Iran and Turkey historically had outwardly similar politoconomic experiences, but this convergence came to a standstill with their picking of totally diverse economic institutions in 1980s. This study attempts to provide an analysis o...
Commodity windfalls, polarization, and net foreign assets: panel data evidence on the voracity effect
R. Arezki; M. Brückner / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Basic inter-temporal theory of the current account predicts that countries which experience temporary revenue windfalls from international commodity price booms should experience an increase in their net foreign assets. This paper exa...
Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among adult population of Isfahan city, Iran
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011
Determination of vitamin D status in different age-groups in a community and in different climates of a country is necessary and has important implications for general health. The study is conducted to determine the prevalence of vita...
Emigration and origin country’s institutions: does the destination country matter?
M. Beine; K. Sekkat / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The causes and consequences on international labour migration is a one of the liveliest debate among contemporary international economists. This paper examines the influence of international migration on the evolution of the quality o...
An empirical growth model for major oil exporters
H.S. Esfahani; K. Mohaddes; M.H. Pesaran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
This paper develops a long-run growth model for a major oil exporting economy and derives conditions under which oil revenues are likely to have a lasting impact. The paper uses quarterly data on nine major oil economies, six of which...
Skilled migration and the transfer of institutional norms
M. Beine; K. Sekkat / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
Labour migration is a central feature of the current international economy rousing attention from both academics and policymakers. This paper examines the impact of international emigration on the evolution of the quality of instituti...
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Center for Sustainable Development and Environment, Iran (CENESTA)
Centre promoting sustainable community and culture-based development in Iran
Hamyaran Iran NGO Resource Center
NGO capacity building institution
The Institute for Women Studies and Research (IWSR)
Iranian NGO conducting research on women's rights and violence against women
Economic Cooperation Organization, Iran (ECO)
Intergovernmental organisation to promote cooperation between Iran, Pakistan and Turkey
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