Proceedings of the Middle East Economic Association

2019 Proceedings of the Middle East Economic Association

Issues 1 & 2: Selected papers presented in the

93rd Annual Conference in Western Economic Association in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada June 26-30, 2018

Limited Papers from Conference in Nile University, Cairo, Egypt in September 2018

38th Annual Conference of MEEA in Atlanta, Georgia, USA January 4-7, 2019



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Presentation of the articles in the Topics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies was made possible by a limited license granted to Loyola University Chicago and Middle East Economics Association from the authors who have retained all copyrights in the articles. The articles in this volume shall be cited as follows: (authors/titleTopics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies, electronic journal, Volume 21, Number, Middle East Economic Association and Loyola University Chicago, 2019, http://meea.sites.luc.edu

ISSN: 2334-282X


Editor and Publisher of Electronic Journal
E. Mine Cinar, Loyola University Chicago, IL, USA

Research Associates

Grace K. Mabulay, Loyola University Chicago, IL, USA
Katie L. Myers, Loyola University Chicago, IL, USA




Editorial Advisory Board for Volume 21


Hassan Aly, Emeritus, Ohio State University, and Dean, Nile University, Cairo, Egypt
Hadi Esfahani, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Moamen Gouda, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea

Shawkat Hammoudeh, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA  
Nathalie Hilmi, Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Pricipality of Monaco
Mahdi Majbouri, Babson College, MA, USA 
Marcus Marktanner, Kennesaw State University, GA, USA
Mahmoud Mohieldin, The World Bank, USA
Jeffrey Nugent, University of Southern California, CA, USA

Rahel Schomaker, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach, Austria and German Research Institute for Public Administration in Speyer, Germany
 Wassim Shahin, Interim Dean, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon


Topics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies - Volume 21, Number 1, May 2019 

 
What Can We Learn from Transactions Attributed to MENA and Other Sovereign Wealth Funds About Their Objectives and Strategies
Camden Ball, University of Southern California
Jeffery B. Nugent, University of Southern California, Department of Economics, USA
 

Generation 2.5 Curse? Comparing Educational Outcomes for Children of Immigrant Intermarriages in the United States
Cheyenne Blackford, San Diego State University, Department of Economics, USA
Hisham Foad, San Diego State University, Department of Economics, USA

How to Protect the Poor Food Insecure in the MENA region?
Racha Ramadan, Cairo University, Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Egypt

Islam Abdelbary, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt and Plymouth University, UK
James Benhin, Plymouth Business School, Plymouth University, UK


Effects of Terrorism on Labor Market: A Case Study of Iraq
Asmara Yaseen, University of Kansas, Department of Economics, USA


The Effect of Social Capital on Individuals’ Economic Outcomes in the MENA Region
Jieun Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Economics, USA
Vladimir Hlásny, EWHA Womans University, Department of Economics, Seoul, South Korea


Three Macroeconomic Trends Around the Onset of Armed Conflict in Developing Economies
Daniel Lederman, Deputy Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank Group
Claudio J. Rojas, Consultant in the Office of the Chief Economist, The World Bank Group

 

Topics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies - Volume 21, Number 2, September 2019

Guest Co-editor for Issue Number 2
Mahdi Majbouri, Babson College, MA, USA 

Disparities in the Cost of Living Changes After a Large-Scale Devaluation: The Case of Egypt 2016
Shireen AlAzzawi, Santa Clara University, Department of Economics, USA
Vladimír Hlásny, EWHA Womans University, Department of Economics, Seoul, South Korea

Does Trust on Institution Affect the Informal Activities Among Youth in MENA Region (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Lebanon)
Lylia Sami, LEREN, Algeria
Moundir Lassassi, CRAED, Algeria, and ERF, Egypt

Corruption, Political Instability, and Growth: Evidence from the Arab Spring
Hany Abdel-Latiff, Swansee University, UK
Hanaa Elgorhari, Mansoura University, Cairo, Egypt
Ayat Mohamed, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Economic Growth and Financial Stability in MENA Countries: Does Exporting Oil Matters?
Noha Emara, Helwan University, Egypt, Rutgers University, USA
Xiaojun Zhang, Columbia University, USA
Shangchao Liu, Columbia University, USA

Financial Liquidity, Geopolitics, and Oil Prices
Hany Abdel-Latiff, Swansee University, UK
Mahmoud El-Gamal, Rice University, USA

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