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Differences in pedagogy, accountability, and perceptions of quality by type of higher education in Egypt and Jordan
R. Assaad; E. Badawy; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
A number of reasons have been proposed for the poor quality of higher education systems in the Arab World, including the poor incentive structures of public higher education institutions. The expansion of private higher education has ...
Duration to coverage: dynamics of access to social security in the Egyptian labor market in the 1998-2012 period
R. Roushdy; I. Selwaness / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper investigates the dynamics of having access to social insurance (SI) coverage on the Egyptian labor market among wage workers throughout 1998 to 2012. Using three rich nationally representative Egyptian labor market surveys ...
Measuring top incomes and inequality in the Middle East: data limitations and illustration with the case of Egypt
F. Alvaredo; T. Piketty / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
It has been noted that high inequality might have contributed to the Arab spring revolt movement. Some studies have argued however that measured inequality in Middle East countries is not particularly large by international standards,...
Rural wage employment: is there a premium for agriculture?
D. Yousef; F. Belal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper investigates the determinants of rural and non-rural wages using the quarterly Labor Force Survey (LFS) collected by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). It estimates the wage equation for rural and non-rural ...
Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in Middle East and North Africa: evidence from household surveys
R. Assaad; D. Salehi-Isfahani; R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
Education is widely considered as the most important path to social mobility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), yet there are very few studies of the extent to which it fulfills this promise. This paper uses survey data from ...
Wage differential between urban and rural palestine: the shadow of Palestinian- Israeli conflict
D. Yousef; F. Belal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
According to Oslo peace accords, signed between Israel and PLO in 1993, The West Bank has been divided into three distinct areas; A, B, and C. Area C is economically important to Palestinians.The fertility of its agricultural land and...
Political considerations relevant to energy and economic growth
A. Barnett / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this document is to undertake a rapid desk based study to identify evidence on institutional/political considerations linking large scale energy investments and economic growth to inform a  DFID research project. ...
‘Energetic’ dialogues in South Africa: the US example
A. Maupin / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa and the US have both recently attempted to take concrete action to transform their respective energy futures. This is happening against the backdrop of major shifts in the global energy landscape and South Africa’s ...
Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
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Differences in pedagogy, accountability, and perceptions of quality by type of higher education in Egypt and Jordan
R. Assaad; E. Badawy; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
A number of reasons have been proposed for the poor quality of higher education systems in the Arab World, including the poor incentive structures of public higher education institutions. The expansion of private higher education has ...
Duration to coverage: dynamics of access to social security in the Egyptian labor market in the 1998-2012 period
R. Roushdy; I. Selwaness / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper investigates the dynamics of having access to social insurance (SI) coverage on the Egyptian labor market among wage workers throughout 1998 to 2012. Using three rich nationally representative Egyptian labor market surveys ...
Measuring top incomes and inequality in the Middle East: data limitations and illustration with the case of Egypt
F. Alvaredo; T. Piketty / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
It has been noted that high inequality might have contributed to the Arab spring revolt movement. Some studies have argued however that measured inequality in Middle East countries is not particularly large by international standards,...
Rural wage employment: is there a premium for agriculture?
D. Yousef; F. Belal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper investigates the determinants of rural and non-rural wages using the quarterly Labor Force Survey (LFS) collected by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). It estimates the wage equation for rural and non-rural ...
Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in Middle East and North Africa: evidence from household surveys
R. Assaad; D. Salehi-Isfahani; R. Hendy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
Education is widely considered as the most important path to social mobility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), yet there are very few studies of the extent to which it fulfills this promise. This paper uses survey data from ...
Wage differential between urban and rural palestine: the shadow of Palestinian- Israeli conflict
D. Yousef; F. Belal / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
According to Oslo peace accords, signed between Israel and PLO in 1993, The West Bank has been divided into three distinct areas; A, B, and C. Area C is economically important to Palestinians.The fertility of its agricultural land and...
Political considerations relevant to energy and economic growth
A. Barnett / Evidence on Demand, 2014
The purpose of this document is to undertake a rapid desk based study to identify evidence on institutional/political considerations linking large scale energy investments and economic growth to inform a  DFID research project. ...
‘Energetic’ dialogues in South Africa: the US example
A. Maupin / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
South Africa and the US have both recently attempted to take concrete action to transform their respective energy futures. This is happening against the backdrop of major shifts in the global energy landscape and South Africa’s ...
Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses. Accelerating progress will require inclusive humanitarian programming and the use of...
Too young to wed: the growing problem of child marriage among Syrian girls in Jordan
International Save the Children Alliance, 2014
War in Syria has killed more than 10,000 children. More than 1 million more have fled the country in fear, while millions more remain displaced inside the country. This briefing looks at another disturbing but less publicised impact o...
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Institute of Economic Growth, India (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. IEG's research falls into the following broad themes: agriculture and rural development environment and resource economics globalization and trade industry, labour and welfare macro-economic policy and mo...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) research is investigating the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how to support these processes. There will be a central focus on the role of power relations and dominant ideas in defining interests and shaping developmental for...
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
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