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George Sami Naufal


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First Name: George
Middle Name: Sami
Last Name: Naufal

RePEc Short-ID: pna343

Postal Address: Department of Economics School of Business and Management American University of Sharjah PO BOX 26666 Sharjah, UAE
Phone: +97165152369


Department of Economics
School of Business Management
American University of Sharjah
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone: (971) 6-5055002
Fax: (971) 6-585858
Postal: P.O. Box 26666, Sharjah
Handle: RePEc:edi:deausae (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Barnett, Andy & Yandle, Bruce & Naufal, George S, 2013. "Regulation, Trust, and Cronyism in Middle Eastern Societies: The Simple Economics of 'Wasta'," IZA Discussion Papers 7201, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Naufal, George S & Vargas-Silva, Carlos, 2009. "Changing Fertility Preferences One Migrant at a Time: The Impact of Remittances on the Fertility Rate," IZA Discussion Papers 4066, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Naufal, George S & Termos, Ali, 2009. "The Responsiveness of Remittances to the Oil Price: The Case of the GCC," IZA Discussion Papers 4277, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Naufal, George S, 2008. "Why Remit? The Case of Nicaragua," IZA Discussion Papers 3276, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. George S. Naufal & Ismail H. Genc, . "Structural Change in MENA Remittance Flows," Economics Working Papers 07-05/2013, School of Business Administration, American University of Sharjah.


  1. Barnett, Andy & Yandle, Bruce & Naufal, George, 2013. "Regulation, trust, and cronyism in Middle Eastern societies: The simple economics of “wasta”," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 41-46.
  2. Termos, Ali & Naufal, George & Genc, Ismail, 2013. "Remittance outflows and inflation: The case of the GCC countries," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 120(1), pages 45-47.
  3. George S. Naufal & Carlos Vargas-Silva, 2010. "Remitters in Dubai," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 146(IV), pages 769-780, December.
  4. George Naufal & Carlos Vargas-Silva, 2010. "Migrant transfers in the MENA region: A two way street in which traffic is changing," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 7(2), pages 168-178, October.
  5. George S. Naufal & Ali Termos, 2009. "The responsiveness of remittances to price of oil: the case of the GCC," OPEC Energy Review, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, vol. 33(3-4), pages 184-197, 09.

NEP Fields

6 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (3) 2009-07-17 2013-03-02 2013-07-20. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2013-03-02
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2007-11-10 2008-02-02. Author is listed
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2009-07-17
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2013-03-02
  6. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2013-03-02
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2009-04-13
  8. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (4) 2007-11-10 2008-02-02 2009-04-13 2009-07-17. Author is listed
  9. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2009-04-13
  10. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2013-03-02


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