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Ragui A. Assaad

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(60%) Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota

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(6%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

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Working papers

  1. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Colette Salemi, 2019. "Socioeconomic Status and the Changing Nature of School-to-Work Transitions in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia," Working Papers 1287, Economic Research Forum, revised 2019.
  2. Caroline Krafft & Susan Razzaz & Caitlyn Keo & Ragui Assaad, 2019. "The Number and Characteristics of Syrians in Jordan: A Multi-Source Analysis," Working Papers 1288, Economic Research Forum, revised 2019.
  3. Caroline Krafft & Ragui Assaad & Caitlyn Keo, 2018. "The Composition of Labor Supply and its Evolution from 2010 to 2016 in Jordan," Working Papers 1183, Economic Research Forum, revised 26 Apr 2018.
  4. Ragui Assaad & Thomas Ginn & Mohamed Saleh, 2018. "Impact of Syrian Refugees in Jordan on Education Outcomes for Jordanian Youth," Working Papers 1214, Economic Research Forum, revised 04 Sep 2018.
  5. Assaad, Ragui & Hendy, Rana & Lassassi, Moundir & Yassin, Shaimaa, 2018. "Explaining the MENA Paradox: Rising Educational Attainment, Yet Stagnant Female Labor Force Participation," IZA Discussion Papers 11385, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Caroline Krafft & Ragui Assaad, 2018. "Do More Productive Firms Pay Workers More? Evidence from Egypt," Working Papers 1222, Economic Research Forum, revised 18 Sep 2018.
  7. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Shaimaa Yassin, 2018. "Job Creation or Labor Absorption? An Analysis of Private Sector Job Growth in Egypt," Working Papers 1237, Economic Research Forum, revised 14 Oct 2018.
  8. Caroline Kraff & Ragui Assaad, 2018. "Introducing the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey 2016," Working Papers 1186, Economic Research Forum, revised 03 May 2018.
  9. Ragui Assaad & Colette Salemi, 2018. "The Structure of Employment and Job Creation in Jordan: 2010-2016," Working Papers 1259, Economic Research Forum, revised 19 Nov 2018.
  10. Ibrahim Al Hawarin & Ragui Assaad & Ahmed Elsayed, 2018. "Migration Shocks and Housing: Evidence from the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan," Working Papers 1213, Economic Research Forum, revised 28 Jun 2018.
  11. Ragui Assaad & Samir Ghazouani & Caroline Krafft, 2017. "Marriage, Fertility, and Women’s Agency in Tunisia," Working Papers 1157, Economic Research Forum, revised 11 2017.
  12. Ragui Assaad & Samir Ghazouani & Caroline Krafft, 2017. "The Composition of Labor Supply and Unemployment in Tunisia," Working Papers 1150, Economic Research Forum, revised 11 Jan 2017.
  13. Assaad, Ragui & Krafft, Caroline, 2017. "Excluded Generation: The Growing Challenges of Labor Market Insertion for Egyptian Youth," GLO Discussion Paper Series 110, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  14. Assaad, Ragui & Krafft, Caroline & Selwaness, Irene, 2017. "The Impact of Early Marriage on Women’s Employment in the Middle East and North Africa," GLO Discussion Paper Series 66, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  15. Caroline Krafft & Ragui Assaad, 2017. "Employment’s Role in Enabling and Constraining Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa," Working Papers 1080, Economic Research Forum, revised 04 Oct 2017.
  16. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Dominique J. Rolando, 2017. "The Role of Housing Markets in the Timing of Marriage in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia," Working Papers 1081, Economic Research Forum, revised 04 Oct 2017.
  17. Souag, Ali & Assaad, Ragui, 2017. "The Impact of the Action Plan for Promoting Employment and Combating Unemployment on Employment Informality in Algeria," IZA Discussion Papers 10966, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  18. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Hanan Nazier & Racha Ramadan & Atiyeh Vahidmanesh & Sami Zouari, 2017. "Estimating Poverty and Inequality in the Absence of Consumption Data: An Application to the Middle East and North Africa," Working Papers 1100, Economic Research Forum, revised 05 2017.
  19. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & John Roemer & Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, 2016. "Inequality of Opportunity in Income and Consumption: the Middle East and North Africa Region in Comparative Perspective," Working Papers 1003, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2016.
  20. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Shaimaa Yassin, 2016. "Comparing Retrospective and Panel Data Collection Methods to Assess Labor Market Dynamics," Working Papers 994, Economic Research Forum, revised Apr 2016.
  21. Ragui Assaad & Abdurrahman Aydemir & Meltem Dayioglu & Guray Kirdar, 2016. "Returns to Schooling in Egypt," Working Papers 1000, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2016.
  22. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2016. "Labor Market Dynamics and Youth Unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia," Working Papers 993, Economic Research Forum, revised Apr 2016.
  23. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2016. "Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Processes in Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia: An Examination of Pedagogy, Accountability and Perceptions of Quality," Working Papers 1069, Economic Research Forum, revised 12 Jun 2016.
  24. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & John Roemer & Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, 2016. "Inequality of Opportunity in Income and Consumption in Egypt," Working Papers 1002, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2016.
  25. Ragui Assaad & Samir Ghazouani & Caroline Krafft & Dominique J. Rolando, 2016. "Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014," Working Papers 1040, Economic Research Forum, revised 08 Jan 2016.
  26. Caroline Krafft & Ragui Assaad, 2015. "Inequality of Opportunity in the Labor Market for Higher Education Graduates in Egypt and Jordan," Working Papers 932, Economic Research Forum, revised Aug 2015.
  27. Jackline Wahba & Ragui Assaad, 2015. "Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt," Working Papers 915, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2015.
  28. Ragui Assaad & Hanan Nazier & Rasha Ramadan, 2015. "Empowerment is a Community Affair: Community Level Determinants of Married Women's Empowerment in Egypt," Working Papers 959, Economic Research Forum, revised Oct 2015.
  29. Ragui Assaad & Eslam Badawy & Caroline Krafft, 2014. "Differences in Pedagogy, Accountability, and Perceptions of Quality by Type of Higher Education in Egypt and Jordan," Working Papers 828, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2014.
  30. Ragui Assaad & Hanan Nazier & Racha Ramadan, 2014. "Individual and Households Determinants of Women Empowerment: Application to the Case of Egypt," Working Papers 867, Economic Research Forum, revised Nov 2014.
  31. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, 2014. "Does the Type of Higher Education Affect Labor Market Outcomes? A Comparison of Egypt and Jordan," Working Papers 826, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2014.
  32. Ragui Assaad & Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Rana Hendy, 2014. "Inequality of Opportunity in Educational Attainment in Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from Household Surveys," Working Papers 834, Economic Research Forum, revised May 2014.
  33. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2013. "The Evolution of Labor Supply and Unemployment in the Egyptian Economy: 1988-2012," Working Papers 806, Economic Research Forum, revised Nov 2013.
  34. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2013. "The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Egypt: 1998-2012," Working Papers 805, Economic Research Forum, revised Nov 2013.
  35. Ragui Assaad & Mohamed Saleh, 2013. "Does Improved Local Supply of Schooling Enhance Intergenerational Mobility in Education? Evidence from Jordan," Working Papers 788, Economic Research Forum, revised Oct 2013.
  36. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2013. "The Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey: Introducing the 2012 Round," Working Papers 758, Economic Research Forum, revised Jun 2013.
  37. Assaad, Ragui, 2013. "Making Sense of Arab Labor Markets: The Enduring Legacy of Dualism," IZA Discussion Papers 7573, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  38. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Nadia Belhaj Hassine & Djavad Salehi-Isfahan, 2012. "Inequality of Opportunity in Child Health in the Arab World and Turkey," Working Papers 665, Economic Research Forum, revised 2012.
  39. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Nadia Belhaj Hassine & Ragui Assaad, 2012. "Equality of Opportunity in Educational Achievement in the Middle East and North Africa," Working Papers 689, Economic Research Forum, revised 2012.
  40. Ragui Assaad, 2012. "The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Jordan," Working Papers 674, Economic Research Forum, revised 2012.
  41. Binzel, Christine & Assaad, Ragui, 2011. "Egyptian Men Working Abroad: Labor Supply Responses by the Women Left Behind," IZA Discussion Papers 5589, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  42. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Insan Tunali & Ragui Assaad, 2009. "A comparative study of returns to education of urban men in Egypt, Iran, and Turkey," Working Papers e07-17, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Economics.
  43. Christine Binzel & Ragui Assaad, 2009. "The Impact of International Migration and Remittances on the Labor-Supply Behavior of Those Left behind: Evidence from Egypt," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 954, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  44. Rania Roushdy & Ragui Assaad, 2008. "Job Quality Among the Non-Wage Workers in the Agriculture and Non-Agricultural Sectors in Egypt," Working Papers 386, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Jan 2008.
  45. Ragui Assaad, 2007. "Labor Supply, Employment And Unemployment in the Egyptian Economy, 1988-2006," Working Papers 701, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Jan 2007.
  46. Asmaa Elbadawy & Ragui Assaad & Dennis Ahlburg & Deborah Levison, 2004. "Private and Group Tutoring in Egypt: Where is the Gender Inequality?," Working Papers 0429, Economic Research Forum, revised 11 Nov 2004.
  47. Meltem Dayioglu & Ragui Assaad, 2003. "The Determinants of Child Labor in Urban Turkey," Working Papers 0302, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Feb 2003.
  48. Ragui Assaad & Miquel Pellicer & Caroline Krafft & Colette Salemi, 2002. "Grievances or Skills? The Effect of Education on Youth Attitudes and Political Participation in Egypt and Tunisia," Working Papers 1103, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Jun 2002.
  49. Ragui Assaad & Deborah Levison & Nadia Zibani, 2001. "The Effect of Child Work on School Enrollment in Egypt," Working Papers 0111, Economic Research Forum, revised 04 Dec 2001.
  50. Ragui Assaad & Insan Tunali, 2000. "Wage Formation and Recurrent Unemployment," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1623, Econometric Society.
  51. Assaad, R. & Tunali, I., 1997. "Wage Formation in the Construction Sector in Egypt," Papers 1997/28, Koc University.
  52. Ragui Assaad, 1997. "An Analysis of Compensation Programs for Redundant Workers in Egyptian Public Enterprise," Working Papers 9701, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Feb 1997.
  53. Ragui Assaad, 1996. "Do Workers Pay for Social Protection? An Analysis of Wage Differentials in the Egyptian Private Sector," Working Papers 9610, Economic Research Forum, revised 04 Apr 1996.
  54. Ragui Assaad, 1995. "The Effects of Public Sector Hiring and Compensation Policies on the Egyptian Labor Market," Working Papers 9517, Economic Research Forum, revised 08 Oct 1995.
  55. Ali Shaban & Ragui Assaad & Al-Qudsi, 1994. "Employment Experience in the Middle East and North Africa," Working Papers 9401, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Jun 1994.
  56. Assaad, R. & Tunal, I., 1990. "Market Structure And Spells Of Employment And Unemployment: Evidence From The Construction Sector In Egypt," Papers 429, Cornell - Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Assaad, Ragui & Hendy, Rana & Salehi-Isfahani, Djavad, 2019. "Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from household surveys," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 24-43.
  2. Ragui Assaad & Ghada Barsoum, 2019. "Public employment in the Middle East and North Africa," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 463-463, August.
  3. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Shaimaa Yassin, 2018. "Comparing retrospective and panel data collection methods to assess labor market dynamics," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 8(1), pages 1-34, December.
  4. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & John Roemer & Djavad Salehi‐Isfahani, 2018. "Inequality of Opportunity in Wages and Consumption in Egypt," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 64(s1), pages 26-54, October.
  5. Ragui Assaad & Mohamed Saleh, 2018. "Does Improved Local Supply of Schooling Enhance Intergenerational Mobility in Education? Evidence from Jordan," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 32(3), pages 633-655.
  6. Jackline Wahba & Ragui Assaad, 2017. "Flexible Labor Regulations and Informality in Egypt," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(4), pages 962-984, November.
  7. Ragui Assaad & Samir Ghazouani & Caroline Krafft & Dominique J. Rolando, 2016. "Introducing the Tunisia Labor Market Panel Survey 2014," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-21, December.
  8. Assaad, Ragui & Krafft, Caroline, 2015. "Is free basic education in Egypt a reality or a myth?," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 16-30.
  9. Ragui Assaad, 2014. "Making sense of Arab labor markets: the enduring legacy of dualism," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-25, December.
  10. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Nadia Hassine & Ragui Assaad, 2014. "Equality of opportunity in educational achievement in the Middle East and North Africa," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 12(4), pages 489-515, December.
  11. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft, 2013. "The Egypt labor market panel survey: introducing the 2012 round," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-30, December.
  12. Ragui Assaad & Caroline Krafft & Nadia Belhaj Hassine & Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, 2012. "Inequality Of Opportunity In Child Health In The Arab World And Turkey," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 4(02), pages 1-37.
  13. Ragui Assaad, 2011. "The Relevance Of Christopher Pissarides' Contribution To Mena Labor Markets," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 3(01), pages 1-10.
  14. Binzel, Christine & Assaad, Ragui, 2011. "Egyptian men working abroad: Labour supply responses by the women left behind," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(S1), pages 98-114.
  15. Ragui Assaad & Christine Binzel & May Gadallah, 2010. "Transitions To Employment And Marriage Among Young Men In Egypt," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 2(01), pages 39-88.
  16. Ragui Assaad & Deborah Levison & Nadia Zibani, 2010. "The Effect of Domestic Work on Girls' Schooling: Evidence from Egypt," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1), pages 79-128.
  17. Djavad Salehi-Isfahani & Insan Tunali & Ragui Assaad, 2009. "A Comparative Study Of Returns To Education Of Urban Men In Egypt, Iran, And Turkey," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 1(02), pages 145-187.
  18. Assaad, Ragui & Arntz, Melanie, 2005. "Constrained Geographical Mobility and Gendered Labor Market Outcomes Under Structural Adjustment: Evidence from Egypt," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 431-454, March.
  19. Assaad, Ragui & Tunali, Insan, 2002. "Wage formation and recurrent unemployment," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 17-61, February.
  20. Assaad, Ragui, 1999. "Matching Severance Payments with Worker Losses in the Egyptian Public Sector," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 13(1), pages 117-153, January.
  21. Assaad, Ragui, 1997. "The Effects of Public Sector Hiring and Compensation Policies on the Egyptian Labor Market," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 11(1), pages 85-118, January.
  22. Assaad, Ragui, 1997. "Kinship ties, social networks, and segmented labor markets: evidence from the construction sector in Egypt," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 1-30, February.
  23. Assaad, Ragui, 1993. "Formal and informal institutions in the labor market, with applications to the construction sector in Egypt," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(6), pages 925-939, June.
  24. Tunali, Insan & Assaad, Ragui, 1992. "Market Structure and Spells of Employment and Unemployment: Evidence from the Construction Sector in Egypt," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 7(4), pages 339-367, Oct.-Dec..

Chapters

  1. Ragui Assaad & Deborah Levison & Hai-Anh Dang, 2010. "How much work is too much? Effects of child work hours on schooling – the case of Egypt," Research in Labor Economics, in: Randall K.Q. Akee & Eric V. Edmonds & Konstantinos Tatsiramos (ed.),Child Labor and the Transition between School and Work, volume 31, pages 53-97, Emerald Publishing Ltd.

Books

  1. Assaad, Ragui & Krafft, Caroline (ed.), 2015. "The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198737254.
  2. Assaad, Ragui (ed.), 2014. "The Jordanian Labor Market in the New Millennium," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198702054.
  3. Amin, Magdi & Assaad, Ragui & al-Baharna, Nazar & Dervis, Kemal & Desai, Raj M. & Dhillon, Navtej S. & Galal, Ahmed & Ghanem, Hafez & Graham, Carol & Kaufmann, Daniel, 2012. "After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199924929.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 38 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (38) 2009-11-21 2009-12-11 2011-04-02 2013-09-06 2015-02-16 2015-02-22 2017-03-12 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-19 2017-03-26 2017-03-26 2017-04-30 2017-05-07 2017-05-07 2017-05-14 2017-05-21 2017-09-03 2017-09-03 2017-09-10 2017-10-22 2017-11-12 2017-11-26 2017-12-18 2018-04-23 2019-01-14 2019-01-14 2019-01-14 2019-01-21 2019-01-21 2019-01-21 2019-01-21 2019-04-22 2019-04-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (8) 2009-11-21 2015-02-16 2015-02-22 2017-03-12 2017-03-19 2017-03-26 2017-09-03 2017-09-10. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2009-11-21 2009-12-11 2011-04-02 2013-09-06 2017-10-22 2018-04-23. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2017-05-21 2017-09-03 2017-12-18 2019-01-21 2019-01-21. Author is listed
  5. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (5) 2009-12-11 2011-04-02 2019-01-21 2019-01-21 2019-04-22. Author is listed
  6. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (4) 2013-09-06 2017-03-26 2017-09-03 2017-12-18
  7. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2015-02-16 2015-02-22 2019-01-21 2019-01-21
  8. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (2) 2009-11-21 2009-12-11
  9. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2009-11-21 2019-01-14
  10. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2017-11-26
  11. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2019-01-14
  12. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2017-10-22
  13. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2019-01-14
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2017-03-19
  15. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2019-01-21
  16. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-09-03
  17. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2017-03-19

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