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EMNES reports

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

Financial Development and Employment: New Evidence - 05/02/2019

May 2019. Written by Rym Ayadi, Sami Ben Naceur, Mohamed Goaied This paper adds to the existing literature on finance and growth, by exploring the effect of finance on the labour market, using data on 143 countries from 1995 to 2015. We also examine whether the impact of financial development on labour is significantly...

Innovante nascent and early stage entrepreneurship in the southern mediterranean – evidence on Jordan and Morocco - 04/19/2019

April 2019. Written by Serena Sandri, Nooh Ashyab, Elyas Azzioui This study builds on the result of in-depth interviews conducted over a sample of 72 innovative nascent and early stage entrepreneurs in Jordan and Morocco and, herewith, provides an overview of the main characteristics of innovative startups and young ventures in...

Descriptive analysis of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt from a start-up perspective : challenges ans opportunities - 04/17/2019

April 2019. Written by Heba Zaki, Nahed Zeini The purpose of this paper is to present a descriptive analysis of start-ups in Egypt and the related ecosystem, relying on a unique survey. This is the first survey that aims to provide useful and insightful data specifically about Egyptian start-ups. The study aims to explore...

Female Labour Force Participation and Entrepreneurship: The Missing Pillar for Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development in MENA? - 11/01/2018

Published in November 2018. Written by Rym Ayadi and Rim Mouelhi Despite substantial investment in women’s education in the MENA region and a significant increase in their educational attainment, women’s labour force participation remains very low. In 2017, Women’s Labour Force Participation (LFP) was averaging 21% in the MENA...

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...