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– Evidence from labour market panel surveys
Vladimir Hlasny, Shireen AlAzzawi - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This study examines the effects of cross-border return migration on intertemporal and intergenerational transmission of socio-economic status across six new harmonized surveys from three Arab countries: Egypt (1998, 2006, 2012), Jordan (2010, 2016) and Tunisia (2014). We link individuals’...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Tony Addison, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz - Journal of Development Studies, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Macroeconomic Perspectives on Aid

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Evidence from the Tunisian Manufacturing Sector
Wided Mattoussi, Mohamed Ayadi - Journal of African Economies, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

Journal Article
Ilham Haouas, Mahmoud Yagoubi, Almas Heshmati - Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 0

This paper investigates the process of adjustment in employment. A dynamic model is applied to a panel of six Tunisian manufacturing industries observed over a period of 25 years, from 1971 to 1996. Industries are assumed to adjust their labor inputs toward a desired level. A labor requirement...

Book Chapter
Ragui Assaad, Caroline Krafft - Oxford University Press, 2015 - Oxford, United Kingdom

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2.Marriage is the single most important contractual arrangement youth in North Africa undertake as they navigate their transition to adulthood. Despite its importance in shaping subsequent socioeconomic trajectories, there has been...

Research Brief pdf
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

​​The clustering of industries in specific areas has improved industrial productivity in a number of countries. Since the mid-1990s in Tunisia, concerted policies have been introduced which focus on improving the efficiency of the labour force, and the productivity of firms by creating clusters...

– A Success Story?
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz - Oxford University Press, 2013 - Oxford, UK
Blog
– A Key Issue
Carl-Gustav Lindén - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

Economist Imed Drine recently left UNU-WIDER and headed with his family for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to take up a new position as a senior economist with the Islamic Development Bank. Senior communications specialist Carl-Gustav Lindén had a chat with Tunisian-born Imed before he left...

Imed Drine - Economic Modelling , 2012 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

This paper aims to analyse the effects of institution quality on technology catch-up in five North African countries (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia) compared to 3 groups of developing and emerging countries (Sub Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America) over the period 1970–2005....

Journal Article
Imed Drine, Mouna Grach - European Journal of Development Research, 2012

Whether policy support should be designed differently for women entrepreneurs is a particularly relevant question. To answer this, and to inform the design of policies to provide appropriate support for women entrepreneurs, the article compares male and female perceptions of typical...

Working Paper pdf
Imed Drine - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides a synthesis of the country cases in the Middle East and North Africa: Oman, Bahrain, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates. Although these countries differ in terms of resource endowments and economic evolution, they share common aspects of successful development. This chapter...

Journal Article
– Evidence from Tunisia
Anis Bou Abid, Imed Drine - Economic Modelling, 2011

The purpose of this paper is to study the determinants of the inefficient functioning of the Tunisian labour market. The study takes advantage of the recent development in the stochastic frontier techniques and estimates, the matching function for Tunisia using disaggregated data.We include control...

Journal Article
Ilham Haouas, Mahmoud Yagoubi, Almas Heshmati - Journal of International Development, 2005

This paper investigates short and long-run effects of trade liberalization on employment and wages. Employment and wage equations are estimated using data (1971–96) for importable and exportable industrial sectors in Tunisia. Causality tests show that causality is unidirectional. Wages...

– Collection Femmes Maghreb: Volume 3
Alya Cherif Chamari, Fatima Mernissi - Éditions Le Fennec, 1991 - Casablanca, Morocco

– Collection Femmes Maghreb: Volume 5
Touria Hadraoui, Myriam Monkachi, Fatima Mernissi - Éditions Le Fennec, 1991 - Casablanca, Morocco

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