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The Euro-Mediterranean and African Network for Economic Studies (EMANES) is a network of partners and associates research institutions and think tanks working on socio-economics in the Euro-Mediterranean.

Gender Wage Disparities in Egypt: Evidence from ELMPS 2006 and 2012 - 09/10/2018

Published in September 2018. Written by Marwa Biltagy. His paper focuses on estimating wage differentials between males and females in Egypt to understand the determinants of the gender wage gap.

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in Morocco - 09/05/2018

September 2018. Written by Soukayna Lakhbiz and Abdelkader Ait El Mekkie This paper aims at analysing the effects of FDI that mostly originate from the EU country partners, on economic growth in Morocco.

Asset Inequality in MENA - The Missing Dimension? - 04/12/2018

Published in April 2018. Written by Vladimir Hlasny and Shireen AlAzzawi Wealth must be accounted for as an economic outcome as well as a driver of lifetime opportunities. Since wealth is distributed more widely, and is related positively to income and consumption, overall inequality is likely to exceed inequality measured by...

Economic Analysis of Supply Functions, Private Returns to Investment in Education and Skill Mismatch in Egypt - 04/03/2018

Publié en avril 2018. Rédigé par Marwa Biltagy The main objective of this paper is to estimate the demand and supply functions for schooling in Egypt using the data of the Egypt Labour Market Panel Survey 2012. It is concluded that, the number of years of schooling and the family characteristics...  

Do Exports and Innovation Matter for the Demand of Skilled Labor? Evidence from MENA Countries - 04/03/2018

Publié en avril 2018. rédigé par Nora Aboushady, Chahir Zaki The objective of the paper is to test the impact of exports and innovation on the demand of skilled labor in the MENA region using firm-level data. In this matter, our contribution is threefold. First, we examine the connection between...

Banking Competition, Convergence and Growth across Macro-Regions of MENA - 03/05/2018

Published in march 2018. Written by Samah Issa, Claudia Girardone and Stuart Snaith This paper represents the first study to examine convergence of bank competition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the impact of bank market power on growth.
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