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L’EMANES (Réseau euro-méditerranéen et africain pour les études économiques) est un réseau d'instituts de recherche et de groupes de réflexion partenaires et associés opérant dans la région méditerranéenne.

Over education in the tunisian labour market: Characteristics and determinants - 08/04/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Wajdi Kthiri This study analyses the incidence and determinants of over-education amongst workers graduating from Tunisian universities.

The Tunisian Integration into Global Value Chains - 04/02/2019

Publié en février 2019. Rédigé par Iheb Sammoud, Souad Dhaoui This paper focuses on the study of Tunisia’s integration into the global value chains (GVCs) and the role of the offshore regime and foreign direct investment (FDI) in this process.

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

Publié en novembre 2018. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi et 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...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in Morocco - 05/10/2018

Publié en septembre 2018. Rédigé par Soukayna Lakhbiz et 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.

Employment Diagnostic Demand Side Analysis: Application for Tunisia - 05/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Sarra Ben Slimane, Moez Ben Tahar The present study offers an employment diagnostic analysis of Tunisia from the demand side. It goes on to address the determinants of demand for supply and cost of labour. The study will span micro and macro aspects of job creation and proposes an inquiry into...

The Impact of Institutional Uncertainty on Employment Generation Perspectives of Firms in Jordan - 04/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Serena Sandri, Nooh Alshyab. Drawing on different traditions of institutional analysis, the present study aims at eliciting the perception of institutional uncertainty amongst private sector decision makers and to assess its effect on job creation perspectives.

Employment Intensity and Sectoral Output Growth: A Comparative Analysis for MENA Economies - 03/10/2018

Publié en octobre 2018. Rédigé par Chahir Zaki, Nooh Alshyab, Mohamed Goaied, Nesreen Seleem. He purpose of this article is to assess the relationship between employment intensity and sectoral output growth, in order to examine whether an economic sector was jobless or created more jobs.

Gender Wage Disparities in Egypt: Evidence from ELMPS 2006 and 2012 - 03/09/2018

Publié en septembre 2018. Rédigé par Marwa Biltagy. His paper focuses on estimating wage differentials between males and females in Egypt to understand the determinants of the gender wage gap.

Do Exports and Innovation Matter for the Demand of Skilled Labor? Evidence from MENA Countries - 05/04/2018

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 exports and skill bias through...

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

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 are the main variables that...

Asset Inequality in MENA – The Missing Dimension? - 02/04/2018

Publié en avril 2018. rédigé par 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...

Skills mismatch and returns to education in Jordan - 01/04/2018

Publié en avril 2018. Rédigé par Nooh Alshyab, Serena Sandri, and Ziad Abu-Lila Education is an investment and its returns, in terms of increased wages, can be used as an indicator of productivity in an economy. Also, skills utilisation is important for productivity and whenever there is a misalignment between the skills...

On Modelling the Determinants of TFP in the MENA Region: A Macro-Micro Firm-Level Evidence - 05/03/2018

Publié en mars 2018. Rédigé par Nesreen Seleem, Chahir Zaki Using enterprise surveys for MENA countries, this paper estimates total factor productivity (TFP) and examines its determinants.

Financial Development and Inclusion in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia - 03/03/2018

Publié en mars 2018. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Willem Pieter de Groen, Taghreed Hassouba, Chahir Zaki, Nooh Alshyab, Serena Sandri, Idriss Elabbassi, Aziz Ragbi, Said Tounsi, Soumaya Ben Khelifa, Olfa Benouda Sioud, Rania Makni, Dorra Mezzez Hmaied. This study provides a snapshot of the status quo in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and...

Banking Competition, Convergence and Growth across Macro-Regions of MENA - 02/03/2018

Publié en mars 2018. Rédigé par 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.  

Job Search Intensity and the Role of Social Networks in Finding a Job in Arab Countries: A Case Study of Algeria and Jordan - 01/03/2018

Publié en mars 2018. Rédigé par Moundir Lassassi, Ibrahim Alhawarin Using nationally representative data from Algeria and Jordan, this paper shows that social networks are crucial in labour market intermediation in Arab countries.

Do Environment Regulations Matter for EU-MENA Trade? - 11/02/2018

Publié en février 2018. Rédigé par Myriam Ramzy, Chahir Zaki This study examines the impact of environmental regulation stringency on agricultural trade between the European Union (EU) and Middle East and North Africa (MENA countries).

Do Institutions Matter for Informal Employment in Jordan, Egypt and Tunisia? - 10/02/2018

Publié en février 2018. Rédigé par Asmaa Ezzat, Hanan Nazier, Racha Ramadan The paper sheds light on the role of institutions, in addition to values and individual characteristics on the likelihood of being informally employed in Jordan, Egypt and Tunisia.  Using the Labour Market Panel Surveys of the three countries, in...

Mixed market structure, competition and market size- How does product mix respond? - 08/02/2018

Publié en février 2018. rédigé par Aya Elewa Assuming a double heterogeneity; within industry firm heterogeneity and within firm product heterogeneity, this paper investigates how multi-product firms respond to tougher competition and greater market size across destinations.

Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Development in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco & Tunisia: Structure, Obstacles and Policies - 02/12/2017

Publié en décembre 2017. Rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Emanuele Sessa, Hala Helmy El Said, Rana Hosni Ahmed, Nooh Alshyab, Serena Sandri, Fuad Al Sheikh, Mohamed Larbi Sidmou, Jad Allah Rami, Rim Ben Ayed Mouelhi, Monia Ghazali Ferchichi. The study provides a snap shot of the current status quo in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia...

Trade and investment in the Mediterranean: Country and regional perspectives - 09/11/2017

Publié en novembre 2017. Rédigé par Cinzia Alcidi, Matthias Busse, Chahir Zaki, Nora AbouShady, Nooh Alshyab, Abdelkader Ait El Mekki, Abdessalem Abbassi, Raoudha Hadhri, Hela Ayari The Southern Mediterranean region is economically closely linked to the EU. Both regions have sought to tighten this relationship via preferential...

Institutions and labour markets in the Southern Mediterranean countries – A survey of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco & Tunisia - 05/10/2017

Publié en octobre 2017. Rédigé par Ahmed Badawi, Cilja Harders, Asmaa Ezzat, Hanan Nazier, Racha Ramadan, Nooh Elshyab, Serena Sandri, Sarra Ben Slimane, Moez Ben Tahar, Zakaria Aboueddahab, Boutaïna Bensalem. This paper provides a survey of the institutional environment in which labour markets in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and...

Youth employment and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region - 13/07/2017

Publié en juillet 2017. rédigé par Rym Ayadi, Fragkiadakis Kostas, Leonidas Paroussos, Karkatsoulis Panagiotis, Raul Ramos, Carlo Sessa, Emanuele Sessa The overall objective of this study is to examine how regional integration can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean...
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